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Dr. Meredith Newman was recently appointed to be the Senior Associate Dean for the College of Arts & Sciences at FIU. She served as the Chair of the Department of Public Administration for the past six years. A new department chair will be announced shortly.
PhD Student Palina Prysmakova will be recognized as a Founders' Forum Fellow at the 2013 annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) from March 15-19 in New Orleans.
PhD student Gretha Burchard received the David Gould Scholarship for attendance at the 2013 annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) from March 15-19 in New Orleans. The Gould Scholarship is awarded by ASPA's Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA).
NASFAA is looking for a student to fill a 12-week paid internship to assist in our advocacy efforts. The intern will help develop advocacy materials, attend and report on hearings, events and meetings, analyze and summarize legislation and regulations and much more. The right candidate will be a Junior or Senior undergraduate or a graduate student with an understanding of the federal legislative process and excellent research, writing and organizational skills. Preference will be given to applic
Dr. Howard Frank named new Department Chair
Congratulations to Professor Howard Frank (Ph.D., Florida State University) as he has been selected as the new Chair for the Department of Public Administration.
Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Valerie Patterson will be honored along with other outstanding community servants at the 10th Annual Women's History Month Reception hosted by ASPA South Florida on March 28th from 6-8pm at Jungle Island. Please see Events for more details.
PhD student Shahed Jasem Al-Tammar is on a mission to empower Kuwaiti women through democracy. The public administration student recently presented at the 2013 Joint Congress of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS)-International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) in Bahrain.
Women who work in the public sector still face equal opportunity challenges, according to a new book authored by FIU Public Administration Professor Mohamad Alkadry. Women and Public Service: Barriers, Challenges and Opportunities explores obstacles women continue to face in the workplace including segregation, pay inequity, sexual harassment and social costs of career progression. The book is co-authored by West Virginia University Professor Leslie Tower.