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  • SPPA Professor Honored
    Harvey L. White, professor in the University of Delaware’s School of Public Policy and Administration, has received the 2016 National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Educator of the Year Award.
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  • D.C. Experience
    Twelve University of Delaware students have been living, working and studying in Washington, D.C., for the 2016 spring semester.
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  • Educating Tomorrow's Leaders Today
    Alexandra Davis, AS14, 15M, and Tshilidza Ratshitanga, AS20M, both studying public policy at UD, have been named the first two fellows in the University’s Littleton and Jane Mitchell Fellows Program for Civil Rights and Social Justice.
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  • SPPA's Gerald Kauffman Attends White House Water Summit
    ​ Gerald Kauffman, director of the University’s Delaware Water Resources Center (DWRC), attended the White House Water Summit held March 22 in Washington, D.C.
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  • May
    5
    SPPA Research Seminar - Jennifer Lambe
    May 5th, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    106 Center for Composite Materials
    The Problem of Hate Speech Jennifer is an Associate Professor and Senior Fellow in the Department of Communications  
  • May
    5
    2017 DC Experience - interest meeting
    May 5th, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    185 Graham Hall

    An interest meeting for the 2017 DC Experience will be held on May 5th at 5pm. For details on what to expect from the DC Experience, see the news article on this semester's program: https://www.sppa.udel.edu/news/Pages/D-C--Experience.aspx​

     
  • May
    10
    William Chapman, Former Family Court Judge in Delaware - Lecture
    May 10th, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    103 Gore Hall
    William Chapman, recently retired after 20 years as a Family Court judge in Delaware, will offer thoughts and reflections after a career first in the Attorney General’s Office and then the Family Court. This lecture is part of a series of talks on contemporary issues in public policy and administration scheduled this spring at the University of Delaware. The series, sponsored by UD's School of Public Policy and Administration, is open to all students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public.  
  • May
    20
    Creating a Flood Ready Community
    May 20th, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    ​“Planning 201” reviews the multiple sources of flood risks to Delaware communities that can be addressed and mitigated through planning, codes, and ordinances. It covers floodplain requirements for municipalities and tools for adapting to flood risk. Sources of funding and technical assistance will also be presented. Cost: $50. Registration deadline: May 18. Register Now

     
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  • Alex Greer
    Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University
    M.S. and B.A. '15 - Experience in quick response fieldwork, teaching emergency management.
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  • Andrew Haines
    Deputy City Manager, City of Newark, DE
    MPA '03 – An accomplished local governmental leader and elected official.
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  • Chunjing Liu
    Chief of Staff, Department of Marine Forecast and Disaster Mitigation, State Oceanic Administration, China
    M.S. '14 – On the front lines of marine disaster mitigation through effective policy planning in China.
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  • Cimone Philpotts
    Projects Coordinator, U.S. Senator Chris Coons
    MPA '13 - Experience in assistantships and Legislative Fellows supports career growth assisting legislators.
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  • Gwen Angalet
    Special Projects Coordinator, Health and Prevention Services
    Ph.D. '00 - Ensuring programmatic and research opportunities for the promotion of children's health.
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    Doctoral Candidate and CCRS Graduate Assistant
    M.A. '15 – Fulbright scholar now in the Ph.D. program studying global health economics and urbanization.
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    Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University
    Ph.D. '15 - Utilizing his knowledge of disaster science to educate students on fire and emergency management.
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    Program Manager, Eastern United States, U.S. Army Health Facility Planning Agency
    Ph.D. '14 - Serves in the U.S. Army improving health care facilities in the eastern United States.
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  • Jenna Bucsak
    Program Officer, Rodel Foundation of Delaware
    B.A. and MPA '14 - Provides support for legislative and external affairs.
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  • John Carney
    U.S. Representative, State of Delaware
    MPA '86 – Serving his third term representing the State of Delaware in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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    MPA Student, School of Public Policy & Administration
    M.S. '14 - OCL program prepared her for success in the MPA program in pursuit of an interdisciplinary career.
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    Executive Director, Colonial Academic Alliance
    MPA '07 - Advocates for enriched, hands-on learning experiences at higher education institutions.
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    B.A. and MPA '15 – Continuing his public policy education internationally.
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    Senior Process Manager, Financial Services Customer Office, Capital One
    B.A. '11 - Practicing leadership and collaboration in the financial services sector.
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  • Paige Gugerty
    Project Engineer, athenahealth
    B.A. '15 - Coordinating electronic connections bewteen healthcare providers and resources.
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  • Paul Ruiz
    Policy Associate, Securing America's Future Energy
    B.A. and M.A. '13 - Advocating for alternative fuels and reducing America's depencdence on oil.
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    Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Widener University
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership skills in higher education.
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  • Tom DeWire
    Engagement and Operations Manager, Education Delivery Institute (EDI)
    MPA '04 - Developing strategies for education systems to improve student achievement.
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  • Yuliya Brel
    Ph.D. Student in Public Policy, School of Public Policy & Administration
    M.A. '15 - Continuing her public policy education and assisting with research at the University of Delaware.
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  • Megan Wakelee
    Marketing Programs Manager, Bentley Systems, Inc.
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership in a corporate setting.
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  • Zack Adinoff
    Emergency Planner, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff, Emergency Services Division
    M.S. '13 - Experience in coordinating public safety, logistics, planning, and general disaster continuity.
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  • Jissell Martinez
    Business Administrator, University of Delaware
    MPA '10 - Manages fiscal affairs and serves as a liaison for the Dept of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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  • Scott Beale
    CEO & Founder, Atlas Corps
    MPA '07 - Successful nonprofit entrepreneur with experience in diplomacy and national politics.
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    Associate, Global Public Sector, Grant Thornton LLP
    B.A. '13 - Measuring perfomance and running analyses for a federal government agency.
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  • Merritt Burke IV
    Town Manager, Town of Fenwick Island, Delaware
    MPA '98 - Various experiences in town management and community involvement.
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  • Ryan Burke
    Assistant Professor, United States Air Force Academy
    Ph.D. '15 - Vast experience with military strategy and conducting military research.
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  • Angela Gladwell
    Director, Office of Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    M.A. ’98 – Instrumental in environmental planning and federal emergency management decision making.
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  • Mark D. Stevens
    Administrative Officer, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    MPA '09 – Integral in the leadership and financial management of federal agencies.
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  • Courtney Mogavero
    University Programs Coordinator, Google
    B.S. '12 – Translating leadership education into a successful early career path in major tech corporations.
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  • Melanie Ross Levin
    Director of Outreach, National Women's Law Center
    B.A. and MPA '05 – Developing education and advocacy campaigns on public policy relating to women's issues.
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  • Dená Brummer
    Partner, Yellow Brick Creative Studio
    MPA '05 – Successful private sector business partner drawing upon public sector experiences.
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  • Eric Johnson
    Executive Director, University Park Alliance
    Ph.D. '03 – Revitalizing a community through the application of theory and practical experience.
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  • David Rudder
    Associate Dean, Springfield College's School of Human Services
    Ph.D. '03 – Practicing effective leadership to academic programs that promote service to the community.
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  • Erin Kennedy
    Managing Director, Performance Technologies, The Advisory Board Company
    MPA '06 – Drives health care organizations towards improving quality of patient care and clinical outcomes.
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  • Tom Friedman
    Director of Policy, Planning, and Analysis, State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees
    MPA '07 – Manages government relations, strategic & financial plan, and policy analysis for State Health Plan.
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  • Mike Morton
    Controller General, State of Delaware
    MPA '86 – Oversees budgetary analysis and legislative information systems for the Delaware General Assembly.
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  • Jonathan Kirch
    Government Relations Director, Delaware and Philadelphia chapters of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
    MPA '07 – Advocating for public policy that promotes better health for all Americans.
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  • Albert Shields
    Delaware Press & Policy Advisor, Congressman John Carney (D-DE)
    MPA '07 – Developing strategies to best communicate Congressman Carney's positions on diverse policy issues.
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  • Kim Gomes
    Vice President, The Byrd Group LLC
    MPA '04 – Strategically lobbying for client interests on a number of policy issues.
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  • Erika Farris
    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    M.A. '09 – Developing policies to better manage water drainage and promote environmental sustainability.
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  • Mike Fortner
    Planner, City of Newark, DE
    MPA '02 – Overseeing city planning for housing, land use, economic development, and transportation.
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  • Emily Gonce
    Corporate Vice President, Office of Governmental Affairs, New York Life Insurance
    MPA '02 – Leading lobbying efforts to show members of Congress the value of life insurance to constituents.
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  • Bill Clark
    Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
    MPA '03 – Supervising a team of consultants to support projects for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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  • Anastasia Kuzmina
    Human Resources Manager, General Electric Company (GE) Consumer & Industrial Business units in Europe, Asia, and Africa
    MPA '02 – Supporting two general managers with product and employee management in 14 countries.
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  • Barrett Edwards
    Attorney, Hudson, Jones, Jaywork and Fisher
    MPA '06 – Assisting municipalities with legal issues including planning, human resources, and finance.
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  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-1687
  • sppa@udel.edu
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