SPIA student reflects on her experience amidst prestigious new internship
SPIA student reflects on her experience amidst prestigious new internship

By: Rachael Andrews Hannah Kelley, a graduate student in the Master of International Policy (MIP) program, has recently accepted a prestigious internship with the United States Department of Commerce. Hannah’s

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September 2020 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Shayla Lee
September 2020 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Shayla Lee

Congratulations to Shayla Lee for being selected as Public Administration and Policy’s MPA Student of the Month! Shayla is from Greenville, NC. Even as a teenager she exemplified a passion

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Knight Foundation announces funding for UGA project supporting research on internet governance
Knight Foundation announces funding for UGA project supporting research on internet governance

September 1, 2020 (MIAMI) — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation recently announced a $25,000 investment to support a University of Georgia project studying the application of First

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UGA receives grants from The Stanton Foundation to research, teach nuclear security
UGA receives grants from The Stanton Foundation to research, teach nuclear security

The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) recently received two grants from The Stanton Foundation that will support research and education efforts related to nuclear security. One grant will leverage

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Dr. Alexa Bankert analyzes negative partisan identity in the upcoming 2020 election

By: Rachael Andrews In the upcoming 2020 presidential elections, some American voters will vote for a political party, while many others will vote against one, reflecting the two distinct types

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PMF 2021 Application Informational Webinars
PMF 2021 Application Informational Webinars

During the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar every Tuesday for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021

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Nine SPIA Alumni Named to the UGA 40 under 40 Class of 2020
Nine SPIA Alumni Named to the UGA 40 under 40 Class of 2020

Congratulations to the SPIA alumni that are part of the #UGA40U40 Class of 2020! Thomas Beusse (AB ’08) Jeffrey Brown (AB ’05) Chuck Efstration (AB ’04) Wells Ellenberg (AB ’13)

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Stop Summer Slide
Stop Summer Slide

UGA 40 under 40 winner pivots Athens-based nonprofit to get books in the hands of children in the time of COVID-19 By Melody Herrington For some kids, summer break is

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Q&A with Dr. Roberto Carlos on Supreme Court DACA decision 
Q&A with Dr. Roberto Carlos on Supreme Court DACA decision 

By: Rachael Andrews Dr. Roberto Carlos, assistant professor of political science, focuses his research on race, ethnicity, and politics. He breaks down the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the Deferred

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SPIA professor reflects on elections and institutions in the years since 2016
SPIA professor reflects on elections and institutions in the years since 2016

By: Rachael Andrews Dr. Jamie Carson, the UGA Athletic Association Professor of Public and International Affairs, is paying close attention to the state of our elections, from 2016 to 2018,

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