Rebecca Young

MID '14

Camille Gockowski

MID '14

Lindsey Anderson

Senior Policy Advisor/Policy Unit Chief, FEMA

Caitlin Rice


Kevin Kearns

Professor Kevin Kearns

Xiaotang Huang

MPIA '12

Beth Rossman

VP, Government Relations, Honeywell International

Eamonn Berry

MPIA '14

Sam Adcock

Senior VP, Government Relations, EADS North America

Jonathan Russell

MPIA '14

Monday, October 24, 2016
4:00 p.m.
3430 Posvar Hall

Penelope Nelson
Intelligence Research Specialist for Homeland Security
Monday, October 24, 2016
4130 Posvar Hall


Empowering Girls to Change the World
A TedTalk-style conversation by Kakenya Ntaiya about her live in Kenya.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
7th Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall

Recent News

October 20, 2016

The Congress of Neighboring Communities has released its 2015-2016 Annual Report.  The report highlights the policy work CONNECT members have undertaken over the past year including sewer regionalization, infrastructure coordination, blight, and emergency medical services. As CONNECT’s network continues to grow stronger, its policy work advances through cross-boundary strategies in the city and surrounding municipalities.

October 17, 2016

Dennis Gormley was among an international group of security specialists invited to address the Hague Code of Conduct Regional Seminar held at the University of Jordan, in Amman, on September 28.  The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC) is the only existing multilateral instrument that specifically deals with ballistic missiles.  Since the signing of the HCoC in 2002 at The Hague, the number of subscribing states has increased from 93 to 138.

October 14, 2016

Assistant Professor Sera Linardi has been selected to take part in the inaugural class of NASPAA NEXT: A Leadership Development Institute for Public Affairs Education during the 2016 Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio. 

October 12, 2016

GSPIA’s international development faculty have learned a lot about what students need both to get the first job and establish a career path that makes a difference, noted Associate Dean Paul Nelson. Students are encouraged to use their 16 courses at GSPIA to build a strong set of professional skills which are shaped by both the top scholarship and hands-on experiences found in and outside the classroom. 

October 12, 2016

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) honored five notable alumni during its annual Homecoming reception Friday, Oct. 7 in Alumni Hall.


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