Tue, July 22, 2014

PADP In 60 Seconds

  • 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).

  • 2014-15 GSPA Officers Announced

    The Georgia Students for Public Administration announced officers for the 2014-15 academic year. Fellow GSPA members voted on the officers. The executive board is as follows: Emily Zier, President; Cameron Goershel, Vice President; Michelle LeBlanc, Social Development Chair; Sam Perren, Professional Development Chair; Shelby Devine, Treasurer; and Sarah Sheehan, Academic Development Chair. Congratulations to the newly elected officers.

Faculty News

Christensen delivers guest lecture at Seoul National University

Jun 2014 Dr. Robert Christensen, professor and new PhD director in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, delivered a guest lecture at Seoul National University during a recent trip to Seoul which was part of a special topics class offered by the department. The lecture was done with doctoral student Kukkyoung Moon at the University's Graduate School of Public Administration. They were hosted by Professor Tobin Im (pictured center).

Faculty News

Dr. Whitford Becomes Editor for the Journal of Public Policy

Jun 2014 Dr. Andrew Whitford, a professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, has joined the Journal of Public Policy (JPP) as Editor. The JPP is the oldest international journal focusing on the policy process as a whole. The journal applies social science theories and concepts to significant political, economic, and social issues and to the ways in which public policies are made. It is affiliated with Cambridge University Press and soon will be headquartered at NYU Wagner.

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Hood: Georgia is One of Few States With Primary Runoff Balloting

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The Dirksen Congressional Center awards Grant to Madonna

Up Close

  • Dove, Jamie

    Major: Local Government

    Jamie Dove, a Nicholson, Georgia native, graduated in 2013 from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. She is in school currently to obtain her MPA with a specialization in Local Government....

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    Bradford, W. David

    Busbee Chair in Public Policy

    W. David Bradford, Ph.D. is the Busbee Chair in Public Policy in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia. A significant component of Dr. Bradford’s current research involves the origins of time and risk preferences, and their effects on health care related...

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    Cioffi, Lucas

    Major: Public Management and Organizational Theory

    I am presently a MPA student at UGA, a recent graduate from GCSU, graduating with a B.S. and a B.A. degree. I am specializing in Public Management, with specific interests in federal law enforcement management. ...

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  • Redman, Aaron

    MPA Career Services and Recruitment Coordinator

    Sassler, Elizabeth

    Stephens, Amanda

    Major: Nonprofit Administration

    Amanda Stephens is currently a staff member at Georgia 4-H and is pursuing a Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Georgia. She is passionate about youth development and giving students educational experiences with agriculture, nutrition and workforce preparation....

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Events

PADP Calendar
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Jul 29

Thru Session Classes End

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Thru Session classes end.

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Jul 30

Short Session 2 Classes End

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Short Session 2 Classes End

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Aug 1

Commencement

Sponsor: University of Georgia

Commencement

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Aug 29

Deadline for Dec 2014 graduate students to submit program of study forms to the Graduate School

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in December 2014. An approved Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

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Aug 29

Deadline for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for December 2014 Graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for December 2014 Graduation.

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Oct 1

Deadline for submitting applications for admission to candidacy for Dec 2014 graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in December 2014. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to June 13, 2014, you must register for 10 hours Fall 2014.

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Oct 16

Deadline for submitting requests for transfer of credit for Dec 2014 graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in December 2014.

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Oct 24

Deadline for doctoral students to submit information for December 2014 Commencement program

5:00 pm

Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Commencement program for December 2014 graduation

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Nov 10

Deadline for submitting thesis or dissertation for a format check for December 2012 graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for December 2014 graduation.

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Dec 1

Final date for the receipts by the Graduate School

5:00 pm

Final date for the receipts by the Graduate School