Lindsey Anderson

Senior Policy Advisor/Policy Unit Chief, FEMA

Caitlin Rice


Kevin Kearns

Professor Kevin Kearns

Jonathan Russell

MPIA '14

Rebecca Young

MID '14

Sam Adcock

Senior VP, Government Relations, EADS North America

Camille Gockowski

MID '14

Beth Rossman

VP, Government Relations, Honeywell International

Xiaotang Huang

MPIA '12

Eamonn Berry

MPIA '14

The Matthew B. Ridgway Center will host the Eisenhower Fellows from the U.S. Army War College, in collaboration with the Pittsburgh World Affairs Council, Monday, January 23, 2017.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017
Posvar Hall, 3911
(GSPIA students only)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017
Posvar Hall, 3430

Recent News

January 19, 2017

The GSPIA Student Cabinet represents the overall interests of the student body and their respective degree programs.  Members of Student Cabinet are elected for a one-year term, and act as liaisons between students, faculty and administrators. The Cabinet will host several events this year, providing invaluable social, professional development and networking opportunities with GSPIA alumni.  

January 11, 2017

David J. Hickton, former United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has been appointed founding director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security.

January 10, 2017

The online news site “The Incline,” recently unveiled its 2017 “Who’s Next” winners – 19 people who are shaping Pittsburgh’s political scene.  Among the winners is Nikki Lu, (MPIA, ’13), political director for the SEIU in Western Pennsylvania. Lu is the daughter of an Irish-American mother who worked multiple odd jobs and a political refugee father from Vietnam who worked as a steelworker in a Rubbermaid factory. 

January 06, 2017

Dr. Michael Poznansky, assistant professor of international affairs and intelligence studies, spoke with KDKA host Robert Mangino about the latest developments between the U.S. Intelligence Community and President-elect Trump. The discussion focused on the recent upheaval over President-elect Trump’s “Tweets” regarding the intelligence community assessment of the Russian government’s attempt to interfere with the presidential election.  

January 05, 2017

George Cretekos, (MPA '70), leads by example. He has a long history of serving others. For 35 years, George served in both Pinellas County and Washington, D.C. as aide to U.S. Representative C.W. Bill Young. He then continued his service in the Clearwater City Council and now serves as Mayor of Clearwater.

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