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.
Julie Smith (AB ’00) helps remove financial barriers for students.
“I never want finances to be a barrier for a student trying to pursue an opportunity while at UGA, whether it’s study abroad or an internship.”
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.
The School of Public and International Affairs launched a new Bachelor of Science Degree in political science in Fall 2019. The B.S. degree in Political Science is a program focused
By: Rachael Andrews In her recent article for the Disability and Health Journal, Dr. Emily Zier (PhD, ‘19) investigates the inconsistencies between federal and state policies concerning service animals in
By: Rachael Andrews SPIA alumna Katie Barlow (BA ‘11) graduated from UGA with a double major in political science and broadcast journalism. After completing a law degree at Georgetown University