SPIA Student named a Schwarzman Scholar
SPIA Student named a Schwarzman Scholar

The University of Georgia’s Swapnil Agrawal, a senior from Dunwoody, was one of 147 students selected internationally as a Schwarzman Scholar, a graduate fellowship designed to prepare the next generation of

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PADP / GSPA Holiday Can Drive
PADP / GSPA Holiday Can Drive

The Department of Public Administration & Policy is teaming up with GSPA to host a Holiday Can Drive to benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. We are accepting non-perishable food

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Shane Singh has article published in APSR
Shane Singh has article published in APSR

SPIA researcher and professor Shane Singh recently had an article published online by the American Political Science Review. Singh’s article, “Elections Activate Partisanship across Countries,” explores the effects that elections

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MPA November/December Student of the Month
MPA November/December Student of the Month

Congratulations to our November/December MPA student of the Month – Allyson Terry! Allyson Terry is a second-year MPA candidate with specializations in, and passions for, nonprofit and higher education. She

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Emily Lawler
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Dr. Emily Lawler

Emily Lawler received her PhD in Economics from Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses include health economics, development economics, and applied microeconomics. Lawler is particularly interested in analyzing the effects of

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Dr. Crepaz Wins Prestigious Study Abroad Award
Dr. Crepaz Wins Prestigious Study Abroad Award

Dr. Crepaz won the Forum on Education Abroad’s 2018 Award for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design for his course called “Political Development” and will be presented the award in

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CITS Enters into New Cooperative Agreement with State Department
CITS Enters into New Cooperative Agreement with State Department

UGA’s Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) recently entered into two new cooperative agreements with the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction. The agreements are part

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Head of International Affairs Wins Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award
Head of International Affairs Wins Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award

By: Shelby Steuart Dr. Amanda Murdie, Professor and Head of the Department of International Affairs, recently won the Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Studies Association (ISA). According

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New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Geoffrey Sheagley
New Faculty Friday: Q&A with Geoffrey Sheagley

Geoffrey Sheagley received his PhD from the University of Minnesota where he has since been an Assistant Professor of Political Science. His research and teaching focuses on political behavior, public

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Visiting Speaker Discusses Education and Economic Inequality in Korea and the U.S.
Visiting Speaker Discusses Education and Economic Inequality in Korea and the U.S.

Dr. Hyun-A Kim is a Senior Economist at the Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF). Last week she visited SPIA to give a talk on how public policy can help

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