Returning the Favor: SPIA Alumna Mentors SPIA Student
Returning the Favor: SPIA Alumna Mentors SPIA Student

By: Anney Woodard (‘23) In 2019, the University of Georgia (UGA) launched its first comprehensive mentorship initiative. The UGA Mentor Program is a networking opportunity available to students and a

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Joseph Ornstein
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Joseph Ornstein

SPIA is excited to introduce Joseph Ornstein! Joseph Ornstein earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 2018. His research interests focus on statistical methodology, computational social science, and

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Emily Bell
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Emily Bell

SPIA is excited to introduce Emily Bell! Emily Bell earned her PhD from the University of Arizona in 2018. Her main research interests involve peoples’ worldviews and values, and how

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February 2021 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Billqeece Naqawe
February 2021 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Billqeece Naqawe

Billqeece is in her second year of the MPA program hoping, if all goes well, she will graduate this May. She has been with the University of Georgia (UGA) for

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Alex Combs
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with with Alex Combs

SPIA is excited to introduce Alex Combs! Alex Combs received his PhD from the University of Kentucky in 2018. His main research interests revolve around education finance and policy. He

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Alumnus Honored with the Florida’s Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Jurisprudence Award
Alumnus Honored with the Florida’s Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Jurisprudence Award

SPIA alumnus Tod Aronovitz (AB ‘71) will be awarded with the Florida’s Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Jurisprudence Award in March 2021. The award is given to those leaders in the legal

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New Faculty Fridays: Q&A with Felipe Lozano-Rojas
New Faculty Fridays: Q&A with Felipe Lozano-Rojas

SPIA is excited to introduce Felipe Lozano-Rojas! Felipe Lozano-Rojas received his PhD from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2020. His main research areas are the intersection of public finance and social policy,

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SPIA Emerging Leader works toward a career of public service
SPIA Emerging Leader works toward a career of public service

By: Rachael Andrews Maheen-Arzoo Chranya, AB ‘21, experienced an eye-opening opportunity through SPIA’s Emerging Leaders program in the summer of 2018. Maheen’s parents emigrated from India and Pakistan, and despite

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January 2021 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Sara Del Valle
January 2021 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Sara Del Valle

Congratulations to Sara Del Valle for being selected as Public Administration and Policy’s MPA Student of the Month! Sara is a second-year student in the MPA program and will graduate

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Meet the Board: Sean Walker (MPA ’18)
Meet the Board: Sean Walker (MPA ’18)

In July 2020 five new members joined the School of Public and International Affairs’ (SPIA) Alumni Board, and we are taking some time to introduce them to fellow SPIA alumni

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