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University of Georgia Department of Public Administration and Policy

School 204 Baldwin Hall 355 South Jackson Street Athens GA 30602 Work Phone: 706/542-9660Work Fax: 706/583-0610Website: Website


Welcome to the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia. Our website is designed to provide an introduction to the Department and its faculty, staff, and students; information about our graduate programs and courses; and guidance for those interested in contacting the Department, applying to one of our programs, or learning of the manifold opportunities for learning and research offered here.

The Department’s degree programs have operated with stellar reputations for decades, and the School of Public and International Affairs is a well-established center for public affairs education and research. Our goals are to build on the outstanding quality of our instruction and analysis in public management, extend and enrich our excellent work in public policy, and develop new and creative curricular options and scholarly initiatives.

Our alumni are leaders in the realms of public and nonprofit affairs, as well as at universities and top research centers around the U.S. and in many countries throughout the world. Our faculty are active, committed, and engaged experts with substantial experience serving and advising governments, foundations, and others with a serious concern for the public interest. Our students are energetic, thoughtful, diverse, and bright. The Department’s activities and work reach to six continents and to issues of governance at every level.

Georgia’s Department of Public Administration and Policy is an exciting place. The people are lively, the setting congenial and collegial, the work important, and the reputation unparalleled. Let us know if you want to learn more!

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