MPA student, Raphael Brown, received a Texas City Management Association Certified Public Management Scholarship last month.The award was presented by TCMA President David Landis. The department congratulates Mr. Brown on this achievement.
First Master of Public Administration luncheon honors public service
Public Official of the Year is Daniel W. Krueger, head of Houston’s Public Works
What is the proper role of government in citizens’ daily lives?
It’s a question debated frequently these days in the run up to the 2012 Presidential Election. The various answers getting the most media attention, however, rarely include responses emphasizing practicality.
Alumni Video Testimonials
Meet our new faculty member!
Dr. Zhu began her studies at Fudan University in Shanghai, China where she earned a bachelor degree in Law in 2002 and a master’s degree with honors in International Relations and Public Affairs in 2005. She received a master’s degree in Political Science from Purdue University in 2007 and a Ph.D. in the same field from Texas A&M University in 2011. Dr. Zhu will be teaching in the Master of Public Administration Program as well as in the Political Science Department. Her research focuses on health disparities, comparative social policies and how democracies incorporate marginal groups, as well as public management theory. She writes for journals in political science, public administration/management, and public health. Her future research will explore how local service delivery organizations deal with their external environment and how institutional characteristics of service networks affect socially/economically marginalized groups in democracies.
Check out pictures of our recent MPA Network Social Event.
The Master of Public Administration Program is proud to recognize the recipients of the MPA Alumni Network Scholarship and Social Sciences Shell Aid Scholarship!
The MPA Alumni Network awarded scholarshis to Cynthia Hurington, Julie Karr, and Steven Willing.
The Social Sciences Shell aid Scholarships were awarded to Leah Granacki and Katrina Hassett.
From our Faculty!
James Thurmond Ph.D., Master of Public Administration Program Director, University of Houston, received the Terrell Blodgett Academician Award
Dr. Carlucci spoke to the Faculty Senate during the November meeting.
Judge Emmett Lecture