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Paul Lavrakas Receives AAPOR Award for Lifetime Achievement

We are proud to announce that Department of Public Administration adjunct professor Paul Lavrakas received the 2019 Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). The award is…

Prof Laurito Awarded RIDGE Funding for Food Security Grant

Agustina Laurito, Assistant Professor in public administration, was awarded $50,000 of grant funding through the Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Program at Tufts University and the University of Connecticut. The…

Prof Merriman Interviewed by NPR

NPR Illinois interviewed David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and with the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs, about…

Urban Affairs Review

PA PhD Candidate Victor Hugg's Study Published In Urban Affairs Review

Public Administration PhD student Victor Hugg recently published “Public Service-Function Types and Interlocal Agreement Network Structure: A Longitudinal Study of Iowa” in the Urban Affairs Review. Read his study of interlocal service delivery networks at the…

Profs Pagano and Merriman Offer Lightfoot Input in WBEZ Article

A WBEZ story on Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s call for suggestions to improve Chicago in arts, education, public safety and other areas of civic life highlights “out-of-the-box” ideas from Michael Pagano, dean of the…

PA Prof David Merriman Quoted in Pacific Standard

David Merriman, James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and with the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs, is quoted in a…