SPIA Emerging Leaders Profile: Alexis Boss
SPIA Emerging Leaders Profile: Alexis Boss

Alexis Boss is a senior at UGA, double majoring in international affairs and political science. Her experience with the SPIA Emerging Leaders program has opened her eyes to the importance

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SPIA Emerging Leaders Profile: Elizabeth Griffin
SPIA Emerging Leaders Profile: Elizabeth Griffin

Elizabeth Griffin graduated in 2019 from SPIA with two bachelor’s degrees in political science and international affairs. From there, she jumped straight into her master’s program in public administration at

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SPIA alumni collaborate with SPIA professor to track opioid use disorder treatment and opioid use on the local level
SPIA alumni collaborate with SPIA professor to track opioid use disorder treatment and opioid use on the local level

By: Rachael Andrews  In a SPIA research collaboration, Dr. Courtney Yarbrough (PhD, ‘17), assistant professor of health policy and management at Emory University,  Dr. Amanda Abraham, associate professor of public

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December 2019 Public Administration & Policy MPA Student of the Month: Philippa Hawker
December 2019 Public Administration & Policy MPA Student of the Month: Philippa Hawker

Public Administration and Policy is happy to announce Philippa Hawker as MPA Student of the Month for December! Philippa is a second year Master of Public Administration student, specializing in

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UGA ranks fifth in producing Congressional staffers
UGA ranks fifth in producing Congressional staffers

According to LegBranch.org, the University of Georgia ranks fifth in the nation in terms of number of Congressional staffers produced out of undergraduate universities. Using a database from Congressional research

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From margin to mainstream: The Far Right Today
From margin to mainstream: The Far Right Today

By: Rachael Andrews Dr. Cas Mudde, Stanley Wade Shelton UGAF Professor of International Affairs at the School of Public and International Affairs, has studied far right politics for over 20

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SPIA professor presents research at former home of James Madison
SPIA professor presents research at former home of James Madison

By: Rachael Andrews Dr. Keith Dougherty, professor of political science at the School of Public and International Affairs, spoke at former President James Madison’s Montpelier estate in Virginia in October.

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UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs Launches New Bachelor of Science Degree
UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs Launches New Bachelor of Science Degree

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

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with David Cottrell
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with David Cottrell

SPIA is excited to introduce David Cottrell, assistant professor of political science. David Cottrell received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 2015. His main research interests are the

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Public Administration & Policy November Nonprofit of the Month: Food Bank of Northeast Georgia
Public Administration & Policy November Nonprofit of the Month: Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

Public Administration and Policy is partnering with the UGA chapter of The Georgia Students for Public Administration (GSPA) to collect non-perishable food items, now through December 12. We invite you

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