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A passionate advocate for urban schools

Dr. Alan R. Sadovnik, one of the nation's premier scholars of sociology of education, urban and educational reform and improvement, and the history of progressive education, is a passionate advocate of issues... read more

Frank J. Thompson is a nationally renowned scholar of politics and administration, public management, and health policy

Dr. Frank J. Thompson is a nationally renowned scholar of politics and administration, policy implementation, public management, federalism and intergovernmental management, and health policy. Over his 40-... read more

SPAA Professor Convenes and Moderates Policing and Race Roundtable at ASPA Conference

Dr. James D. Ward, visiting associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark, will serve as moderator and convener for the Public Administration Review Roundtable on Policing and Race, during the 2017 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, March 17-21,... read more

SPAA Professor Jiahuan Lu Receives $1,000 to Reduce Cost of Statistics Books

Rutgers University Libraries’ Open and Affordable Textbook Grant Taskforce has awarded a $1,000 grant to Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) Assistant Professor Jiahuan Lu.

Lu is... read more

Rutgers SPAA and NASPAA release fourth edition of the Teaching Resources Guide for Public Affairs and Administration

NASPAA's Teaching Resources Guide for Public Affairs and Administration, Fourth Edition, developed by the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark, brings together a broad array of teaching and learning resources in public policy, public affairs and administration and makes each... read more

SPAA Faculty Members Assume Editorship of Noted Public Administration Journal

Beginning in January 2017, School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) University Professor Marc Holzer and SPAA Associate Professor Stephanie Newbold assumed editorship of the American Review of Public... read more

SPAA Alumna Receives $150,000 Grant to Investigate Discriminatory Policing of LGBTQ Population in New Orleans

Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration alumna Tia Sherèe Gaynor (MPA ’05, Ph.D. ’11) was recently awarded a $150,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, for her project: “Intersectional Subjection and Law Enforcement: Examining Perceptions Held by LGBTQ People of Color in New Orleans... read more

SPAA Student's College Career Grounded in Debate

Nicole Nave burst into tears during her first debate as a high-school freshman because of the anxiety she felt while speaking. 

“When I first started debate, I was... read more

Rutgers University-Newark Debate Team Achieves Tournament Victory in Final Weeks of the Season

Cornell Policy Debate Tournament at Cornell University (February 10-12)

        Andres Moncult and Jaye Ross Win Championship!

  •  Moncult and Ross competed as the tournament’s top seed (ranked #1) and finished undefeated (6-0). The... read more

SPAA Roundtable Addresses Implications of the Trump Presidency

Less than an hour before Dr. Alan Sadovnik was scheduled to discuss the future of federal education policy under the Trump administration, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Education.

Her confirmation was the latest in a rapidly fluctuating political cycle driven by a flurry of executive orders issued by the... read more

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