To recognize exceptional leadership among persons who have devoted themselves to a life of public service, American University's School of Public Affairs annually grants the Roger W. Jones Award to two federal career executives who have demonstrated the values promoted by Roger W. Jones.
Tailored exclusively for incoming MPP students wishing to prepare for the advanced economic and mathematical requirements of that degree, as well as for those MPA students committed to pursuing a policy analysis concentration.
Each semester, DPAP hosts a Class Preview Day event open to all AU graduate students. The event gives students a look ahead at DPAP’s elective offerings for the coming semester. Class Preview Day for the upcoming Spring 2018 semester will be Wed., October 18 in Ward 2 from 4:15pm to 5:15pm.
The Charles H. Levine Memorial Fund and Lecture in Public Administration and Policy honors the life, scholarly contributions, and public service of one of the most respected public management scholars in these fields, and the first Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Administration at SPA.
This special networking forum creates an environment where federal executives can explore and discuss solutions to common challenges that can impede the public policy implementation process and hinder the success of a strong workforce.
Check back soon for updates on the next Leadership Forum.
An annual conference that brings together students, alumni, faculty, staff, stakeholders and industry experts to continue the exchange of substantive public administration principles and best practices. This year's conference will be held on May 13, 2015.
Designed to further thought and discussion on matters relevant to leadership in the public sector, the Key Executive Leadership Speaker Series provides an opportunity for DPAP students and Key Executive Leadership Alumni to hear from senior government leaders in an interactive and dynamic environment.
Learn more about previous events presented by faculty from SPA's Department of Public Administration and Policy including, "In Tandem: Pairing Public & Private Nonprofit Assistance to Make Ends Meet" and "Using Time Diary Data in Education Research".