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If you are interested in making a difference and helping to shape the future, SPA's Department of Public Administration and Policy is the department for you. Our faculty bring a wide array of perspectives to their teaching and research, and their work addresses some of the most pressing issues of the day. DPAP graduates take their education to make their marks in government, academia, consulting and private enterprise, as well as in the nonprofit sphere.

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    Erdal Tekin joined the School of Public Affairs in August 2014 to be in the epicenter of policy decision-making.
    November 21, 2014

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    #SPA80for80: Professor David Rosenbloom

    Public affairs programs around the world look to Professor David Rosenbloom's scholarship as a core facet in the study of public administration and policy.
    November 7, 2014

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