Palista Kharel (MPPA/MBA '18) and SPP Interim Director Charlie Schweik participated in the project that ranked fifth in the NASA World Wind Europa Challenge competition to design solutions for "smart cities."
UMass Seeks Applicants for SPP Assistant/Associate Professor in Cybersecurity and Public Policy--Deadline Extended to Nov. 15, 2016
An outstanding scholar and teacher is sought to join SPP as an assistant or associate professor with expertise in cybersecurity and public policy. Details and application information available here.
The piece by SPP Professor David Mednicoff examines contested meanings of the rule of law in the Arab Gulf, and is one of several articles being published from a multi-year, $1.1 million grant-funded project on that topic.
Eric Opoku Agyemang’s talk, “The Health and Social Implications of Child Trafficking in Ghana,” will take place on Friday, Oct. 28, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Thompson 620. Agyemang is an alumnus of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Professor Mike Knodler (civil and environmental engineering) will talk about "The Intersection of Transportation and Public Policy" on Monday, Oct. 3, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in Thompson 620.
Managing Public Projects: A Strategic Framework for Success in an Era of Downsized Government, is the second edition of Kassel's 2010 book and includes several new case studies of interest to policy audiences.
Associate Professor Brenda Bushouse (political science and public policy) was elected to the board of directors for ARNOVA, an international association dedicated to fostering research in the nonprofit sector.
Erin Baker (industrial engineering) will open the series on Monday, September 19, at 12:15 p.m. in Thompson 620 with a talk on public decision-making in the face of significant disagreement among experts.
Elizabeth (Betsy) Schmidt, SPP Professor of Practice, has published the second edition of Nonprofit Law: The Life Cycle of a Charitable Organization.