Fri, August 1, 2014

SPIA 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).

  • Political Science Conference

    The Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia is pleased to host the 31st annual summer meeting of the Society for Political Methodology July 24-26. This program is supported in part by the President's Venture Fund through the generous gifts of the University of Georgia Partners and other donors. The meeting also has been sponsored by the Philip H. Alson Jr. Fund, the National Science Foundation, the office of the University of Georgia Vice President for Research, the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia, the Graduate School at the University of Georgia, Springer Press, and the Society for Political Methodology.

  • SPIA Summer Reads

    School is out and summer vacation is upon us. As you pack for the beach, don’t forget to grab a book for those long hours in the sun. SPIA has created a list of books with glowing recommendations and riveting synopses that will entice you put down “Divergent” and grab a faculty favorite instead. From “To Kill a Mocking Bird” to “The Face of Battle”, this list contains all the reads you will need for a fantastic summer break! Take a look here.

Faculty News

Focus on Faculty: Professor Maltese

Jul 2014 Professor John Maltese is featured on UGA’s homepage this week in the "Focus on Faculty" page. As the Albert Berry Saye Professor and head of the department of political science, Dr. Maltese says that getting students engaged in a topic and then getting them to think carefully and analytically about it makes teaching fun. Speaking of fun, Dr. Maltese is also a Grammy Award winner. How many political scientists can say that? Check out the full interview on www.uga.edu.

Research News

UGA Ranks First in International Study for Scholarship in Public Administration Research

Jul 2014 When it comes to scholarly activity, the University of Georgia’s Department of Public Administration and Policy has a long history of success. In a recent study from the Journal of Public Affairs Education, the faculty of the public administration program within the School of Public and International Affairs placed number one for international scholarly output based on quality and productivity.

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Up Close

  • Ying,  Yan

    Major: Public Administration

    Yan Ying, an enthusiastic and optimistic Chinese student who is interested in interpreting western experience to China. He is always on the road of pursuing truth and happiness....

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    Liu, Rongrong

    Research Associate

    Rongrong Liu has organized a series of nongovernmental exchange programs between the U.S. and China on nonproliferation and strategic trade control issues, and is leading an effort to create a U.S.-China New Relation Colloquium (NRC) at CITS. She works with international businesses to improve their...

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    Wright, Bradley

    Professor

  • Roberts, Heather

    Administrative Specialist I

    Heather has worked for the department since 2004. Her duties include course scheduling, classroom location, webmaster for the departmental website, Program Coordinator for the Maymester China Program, Sectioning Officer, and overall management of the Political Science office. Heather is a native of...

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    James, Kevin

    Academic Advisor

    Rainey, Hal G.

    Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor

    Hal G. Rainey (Ph.D., Ohio State, 1978) is Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia. ...

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  • 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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    Boyd, Christina L.

    Assistant Professor

    Christina L. Boyd is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. Her current research focuses on the quantitative examination of judges and litigants in federal courts. ...

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    Christensen, Robert K.

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Christensen is passionate about public service. He studies public and nonprofit organizations and personnel--including courts and judges--to advance public service research, education, and practice....

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Events

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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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Sep 12

Speaker: Lynn Vavreck

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Baldwin 302

UGA's Political Science department hosts speaker: Lynn Vavreck.

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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

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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