Sam Adcock

Senior VP, Government Relations, EADS North America

Camille Gockowski

MID '14

Jonathan Russell

MPIA '14

Rebecca Young

MID '14

Adame Frances

Former Student Cabinet Vice President

Eamonn Berry

MPIA '14

Xiaotang Huang

MPIA '12

Beth Rossman

VP, Government Relations, Honeywell International

Lindsey Anderson

Visiting Senior Lecturer

Caitlin Rice


Kevin Kearns

Professor Kevin Kearns

Jessica Smith

Former Student Cabinet President

GSPIA is pleased to co-sponsor, along with Fourth Economy Consulting, this month's meet-up of Agents of Change on July 27, 5-7 pm at the Gandy Dancer Saloon, Station Square (2 hours free parking in the East Parking Lot with validation from Gandy Dancer Saloon).

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
University Club, Ballroom B

Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 3930 Posvar Hall

Recent News

July 25, 2017

Dr. Louise Comfort accepted the 2017 B. Wayne Blanchard Award for Academic Excellence in Emergency Management in Higher Education from North Dakota State University. The award is given annually to scholars who have made contributions to the field of emergency management, a field to which Dr. Comfort has dedicated her career. 

July 13, 2017

Trailblazers, role models and inspirations are just a few words to describe five Pitt alumni who were recognized in June for their accomplishments and community outreach. Among those honored was GSPIA Alumna Cecile Springer (MURP ’71). 

June 26, 2017

Assistant Professor Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili recently spoke with Carl Prine a reporter for the San Diego Union Tribune on the the potential buildup of US troops and the uncertain future of the Afghan government. Recent weeks have proven turbulent in Afghanistan with ISIS and the Taliban carrying out and claiming attacks on civilians, and there has been talk on Capitol Hill of Defense Secretary Mattis’ plan to deploy approximately 4,000 more troops. Though this claim was refuted by the Pentagon, it left many wondering, can the Afghan government stand on its own against these insurgent and anti-government groups? To read full article, click here. 

June 14, 2017

By Assistant Professor Jeremy Weber and Andrew Earle

Pennsylvania has a long legacy of natural gas drilling. One unfortunate aspect of the legacy is a host of abandoned shallow gas wells throughout the state, some of which likely leak gases or liquids harmful to animals, plants, or people. This raises the question of the fate of the more than 10,000 unconventional natural gas wells that have been drilled in the state over the last decade, with more drilled each day.  Read more.

June 12, 2017

Last week, President Donald Trump tried to pit our two cities against each other when he announced, in pulling out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, “I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris." As the mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris, we’re here to say that we’re more united than ever. Read More.

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