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Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has climbed to No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 4 globally for research on public administration, according to the 2020 Shanghai University Academic...Read more

Meghna Sabharwal, who received her PhD in public administration from ASU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) in 2008, was recently promoted from associate professor to full professor at the...Read more

Evgenia Gorina, who received her PhD in public administration and policy in 2013 from ASU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA), was recently promoted from assistant professor to associate professor at...Read more

Oscar Hernandez’s efforts to help meet the educational needs of undocumented students earned recognition from ASU when he was named a 2017-2018 Spirit of Service Scholar, an honor bestowed...Read more

Donald Siegel , Foundation Professor of Public Policy and Management and director of the School of Public Affairs (SPA), has been elected dean of the Fellows of the Academy of Management (AOM)....Read more

Belinda Escalante is the youth transition director for Opportunities for Youth (OFY). She received master’s degrees from ASU’s School of Social Work (SSW, policy, administration and community...Read more

A specialist in Christian ethics from the Union Theological Seminary in New York City will join the ASU faculty in August as the first holder of a visiting professorship in religion and public...Read more

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates .

Marisa Von Holten’s Arizona State University journey took some unexpected...Read more

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates .

Anna Salas believes her life experiences led her to public service....Read more

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates .

Some people take online quizzes to find out what movie star they most...Read more

A political scientist specializing in public administration and public policy will be joining the School of Public Affairs (SPA) faculty in January 2021.

Susan Miller comes to ASU from the...Read more

Throughout the more than half century since he received his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, Geoffrey Gonsher dedicated his life to public service in a career of unsurpassed...Read more

Two graduating students in the doctoral program at ASU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) each have accepted a faculty position at a major U.S. research university, SPA Director Donald Siegel...Read more

Four Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions graduate programs rose in U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 rankings , according to an announcement this week. The college's School of...Read more

Professor Daniel Schugurensky, co-director of the Participatory Governance Initiative in the ASU School of Public Affairs, was invited to address the Center for Studies in Government and Public...Read more

By Mark J. Scarp

Citing it as the best in the Southwest, Intelligent.com has ranked ASU’s Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) degree program seventh best in the nation, based on its excellence...Read more

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego talked about her job — that it’s very rewarding but involves dealing with criticism — and encouraged students to sign up for city internships in a recent impromptu talk...Read more

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement .

Ashley Funneman was a case manager and crisis...Read more

Thousands of scientists are hard at work across the country, but their innovations don’t always make it out of their labs. A professor at Arizona State University has been tapped to co-chair a...Read more

For the second time in three years, a doctoral candidate from Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has been named an Emerging Scholar of the Network of Schools of Public Policy,...Read more

Mary K. Feeney, professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in ASU’s School of Public Affairs, has been selected by the National Academy of Public Administration for inclusion in its 2019 Class of...Read more

Frank Smith III arrived at Arizona State University knowing what he planned to be when he grew up.

“I joke with my friends that I wanted to be the next Ryan Seacrest,” says Smith, a Mesa,...Read more

Anniversaries are ways to mark milestones and reflect on the years and accomplishments that occur between them. A 50th anniversary is a particularly momentous occasion,...Read more

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement .

Joanna Williams didn’t travel lightly on her...Read more

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement .

Aly Perkins’ academic transcript bears the look of a...Read more

Easing the problem of homelessness will require communities to build more affordable housing, and that will require creating a new narrative with people who oppose it, according to two Arizona...Read more

Floods, fires, earthquakes and hurricanes. An Arizona State University graduate program sending professionals into the teeth of disasters was ranked the top in the nation this week by U.S. News...Read more

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates .

When Hurricane Irma slammed the...Read more

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