Sat, December 20, 2014

PADP In 60 Seconds

  • Whitford Elected to NAPA

    Congratulations to Professor Andrew Whitford for being elected as a National Academy of Public Administration Fellow.  He joins Professor Rainey and Professor O’Toole in this distinguished group.  NAPA Fellows are selected in recognition of a lifelong contribution to the public service and is one of the highest national honors for public servants, researchers and lecturers.  The National Academy of Public Administration is a non-partisan organization chartered by the US Congress in 1965 to improve the practice of public management by recognizing excellence in the public service and by conducting management studies and technical assistance for all levels of government.

  • 2014 MPA Socialization

    2014 Socialization kicked off on Monday, August 11th. It was the first of a three-day orientation to the MPA program as well as to UGA and the Athens communities. About 60 new and returning students attended socialization this year. Students attend two days of seminars and participate in a service project on the third day. Welcome incoming class of 2014!

  • 14th Seoul Case Study

    Students from the Department of Public Administration and Policy recently returned from their trip to Seoul as part as a special topics course. The week-long trip capped off a semester of learning about city management and urban governance. During the trip, students were given the opportunity to further understand  policy management and reforms undertaken by the Seoul Metropolitan Government. In addition to UGA, other participating schools included Rutgers University, Central Michigan University, and the University of Sheffield (UK).

Student News

Ph.D. Student Presents at APPAM

Dec 2014 Ph.D. student, Courtney Yarbrough presented her paper, "State Policies to Curb Opioid Abuse Lead to Improved Pain Outcomes for Medicare Home Health Patients," coauthored with Dr. David Bradford at the APPAM Fall Research Conference which took place November 6-8, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM.

Faculty News

Huge UGA Presence at APPAM

Dec 2014 The University of Georgia's Department of Public Administration and Policy had a huge showing at the annual APPAM conference that was held November 6-8, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. Drs. Robert Greer, Jeffrey Wenger, Laurence O'Toole, and Tima Moldogaziev each presented papers. Dr. David Bradford also presented five papers at the conference. Ph.D. student, Courtney Yarbrough also presented a paper. APPAM is an organization dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in research, analysis, and education.

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Up Close

  • Dobbins, Daniel

    Major: Local Government Administration

    Daniel Dobbins is a Master's candidate in Public Administration at the University of Georgia, focusing in local government administration. He is an avid swing dancer, martial artist, and an advocate for local public participation in government policy....

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    Arrowood, Austin

    Major: Generalist

    My name is Austin Arrowood and I am an MPA student at the University of Georgia....

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    LeBlanc, Michelle

    Major: Policy Analysis

    Michelle LeBlanc is a first year master of public administration student interested in state policies that affect their municipalities. She received her undergraduate from Michigan State University in Urban and Regional Planning and will graduate from UGA in the spring of 2015. ...

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  • Ward, Tiffany Nicole

    Major: Higher Education Administration and Nonprofit Administration

    Detailed-oriented and resourceful young professional looking to leverage leadership and communication skills to establish a career in Fundraising and Development or Philanthropy....

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    Williams, Brian N.

    Associate Professor

    Brian N. Williams is an Associate Professor of Public Administration & Policy in the School of Public & International Affairs at The University of Georgia, after previous faculty appointments at Florida State University and Vanderbilt University....

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