Rebecca Young

MID '14

Camille Gockowski

MID '14

Eamonn Berry

MPIA '14

Jonathan Russell

MPIA '14

Sam Adcock

Senior VP, Government Relations, EADS North America

Kevin Kearns

Professor Kevin Kearns

Xiaotang Huang

MPIA '12

Caitlin Rice


Beth Rossman

VP, Government Relations, Honeywell International

Lindsey Anderson

Senior Policy Advisor/Policy Unit Chief, FEMA

Brown Bag Seminar on Urban Affairs and Planning
Professor Rosie Tilghe, Ph.D.
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
Posvar Hall, 3911

Professor Ronni Alexander
Kobe University Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies
Tues., Nov. 1, 2016
3:30 p.m.
Barco Law Building, Alcoa Room

Dr. Dina El Naggar
Senior Communications Officer
Office of Integrity Vice Presidency
The World Bank
Thursday, Nov. 3
9:30 - 11:45 a.m.
3800 Posvar Hall

Recent News

October 27, 2016

GSPIA professor Jeremy Weber spoke at the National Governors Association state policy form on responsible shale energy development October 18th and 19th in Pittsburgh. The forum showcased the latest economic, health, environmental, and technological updates for an audience of  governor’s advisors - including policy directors, energy advisors, commissioners and agency directors.

October 24, 2016

Dr. Alexander Weilenmann died Friday, October 21, following a brief illness. Dr. Weilenmann joined GSPIA in 1963 – only five years after the founding of the school. Dr. Weilenmann graduated from the University of Zurich, Switzerland in 1953, magna cum laude, with a Ph.D. in General History, and with a special emphasis on Anglo-American and Colonial History; Political Philosophy, and Economic History. 

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. 

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