Created at the start of the twenty-first century, SPIA was conceived as “a new school for a new millennium,” designed to enhance civic engagement, public leadership, scholarship on political institutions and policy, and effective governance.
Now home to the top ranked Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, the Department of Public Administration and Policy boasts an outstanding faculty. Recognized nationally and internationally for their productivity in public administration scholarship, the faculty continues to top the rankings with their research.
Home to the School of Public and International Affairs, Candler Hall sits on the edge of the famed Herty Field. Once a dormitory, Candler has a rich history filled with stories dating back to 1901. In 2003, Candler Hall underwent extensive renovations, restoring its historic features.
Executive Director, Dr. Sara Kutchesfahani, was a panelist at the Women in Nuclear Global (WiN) Conference held in Abu Dhabi, November 21-22, 2016. Founded in 1992, WiN Global is a
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Whitford for winning the 2017 Herbert A. Simon Award. The Herbert A. Simon award is presented to the professor recognized for significant contributions to the
Dr. Amanda Abraham and her work on opioid-related drug addiction is being featured in the UGA columns. Professor Abraham hopes to reduce the stigma of addiction and improve care for