Thu, November 20, 2014

SPIA In 60 Seconds

  • JOIN the Crowd

    Donate to help get students from the arches of UGA to study abroad programs in Italy and Asia! Give online to support SPIA’s mission of international education. Watch as your gift helps move the arches across the map as students Bilan Ali and Rita Ebhaleme get closer to their fundraising goals for supporting study abroad programs.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Monogan Wins Award at APSA

    Congratulations to Professor Jamie Monogan. The State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Association has given him, David Konisky (Georgetown University), and Neal Woods (University of South Carolina) the Best Paper Award for our paper, "Gone with the Wind: Federalism and the Strategic Placement of Air Polluters." 

Faculty News

Dr. Kellough takes over as NASPAA President

Nov 2014 Dr. J. Edward Kellough took over as NASPAA's President for the 2014-2015 term on November 6, 2014 at the annual NASPAA meeting in Albuquerque, NM. Dr. Kellough served previously as the Vice President of the organization for the 2013-2014 term. In his inaugural address, Dr. Kellough focused on three important issues for the organization: the role of NASPAA within the field of public administration, the critical role of accreditation, and the emergence of NASPAA as a global organization. NASPAA, the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, is a membership organization of graduate programs in public policy, public affairs, public administration, and public & nonprofit management. Congratulations Dr. Kellough on your new role and we wish you the best in the coming year.

Candler Hall News

Art Exhibit to Brighten Candler Hall Lobby

Nov 2014 The School of Public and International Affairs is proud to present the works of “OC” Carlisle in the lobby of Candler Hall. Ms. Carlisle, a Photographic Fine Artist and now Scientific Illustration student at the University of Georgia, researches and creates medical, botanical, and entomological renderings for a variety of assignments. Her skills include carbon pencil and dust, graphite, watercolor, pen & ink, along with computer illustration and computer graphics techniques. Additionally, Carlisle has shown illustrations, fine art and photography in invitational, juried, and solo exhibitions in the Southeast and beyond, collecting several awards. Her beautiful artwork will be displayed through Spring semester.

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Up Close

  • Everett, Andrea L.

    Assistant Professor

    Andrea Everett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Politics at Princeton University in June 2012, and spent 2011-2012 on a research fellowship at Dartmouth College’s Dickey Center for...

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    Singh, Shane P.

    Assistant Professor

    Shane Singh received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Michigan State University in 2009 under the supervision of William G. Jacoby. During the 2009-2010 academic year, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Canada...

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    Lindquist, Stefanie

    Dean of Public and International Affairs

    Stefanie A. Lindquist became Dean of UGA's School of Public and International Affairs in August, 2013. Previously, she served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas School of Law, and as a faculty member at Vanderbilt University and visiting faculty member at the...

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  • Carson, Jamie L.

    Professor

    Jamie Carson is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia. He received his PhD from Michigan State University in 2003, where he was a fellow in the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program now located at Duke University. He has worked at the University...

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    Haire, Susan B.

    Associate Professor

    Susan Haire received her PhD in political science from the University of South Carolina. Her doctoral research on the U.S. Courts of Appeals was recognized as the best dissertation in public law by the American Political Science Association. Haire joined UGA’s Department of Political Science in...

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    Kellough, J. Edward

    Professor

    J. Edward Kellough, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia (UGA). Previously, he has served as Department Head as well as Director of the MPA and PhD programs in public administration at UGA. Dr. Kellough specializes in public...

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  • Brazzell, Donna

    Director of Development

    Ms. Brazzell joined the External Affairs Office of the School of Public and International Affairs in December 2013, as the Director of Development. For the past six years, she was the Executive Director of the DeKalb Library Foundation in Decatur, Georgia. She worked at the American Lung Association...

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    Forsythe, Brad

    Major: American Politics

    I am a PhD student at UGA, studying American politics. My interest lies in American political behavior, specifically voting and elections....

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    Moldogaziev, Temirlan

    Assistant Professor of Public Finance & Management

    Dr. Moldogaziev’s primary research and teaching interests in public finance are in matters of financial intermediation, municipal securities pricing and liquidity, municipal debt market regulation, and market-building & access to capital for subnational governments. In public management he...

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Events

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Nov 21

GLOBIS Forum: “Losing By Winning: America’s Challenge Waging Counterinsurgency Warfare”

This Globis Friday Forum will feature Lee Lukoff who will present his research project titled "Losing By Winning: America's Challenge Waging Counterinsurgency Warfare"

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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

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Dec 2

Baldwin Hall Groundbreaking

4:00 pm

On December 2, 2014, the University of Georgia will host the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the addition and rennovation of Baldwin Hall. 

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Dec 2

DC Career Panel

Sponsor: SPIA Alumni Board

6:30 pm

Come meet a few outstanding young alumni who are excited to talk about their careers at The White House, Congress, State Department, Justice Department, Government & Public Affairs, and provide insight to success in their fields.

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Dec 12

Final date for completing all requirements for December 2014 graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations

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Dec 19

SPIA December Graduation Reception

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Dec 19

2014 Graduate School Commencement

2:30 pm

2014 Graduate School Commencement

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Jan 9

Speaker: Christopher Witko

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Feb 20

Speaker: Michael Munger

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Mar 6

Speaker: Ralph Ketchm

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm