Evans School News

Evans Schools PMF Finalists Secure Federal Positions
Selected as finalists for the 2014 Presidential Management Fellows(PMF) program, Evans School alumni Dale Henry (MPA ’13) and Daniel Wilkinson (MPA ’13) have been offered positions with federal agencies. Of the approximately 7,000 people who applied for the competitive leadership...
Ann Bostrom Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Weyerhaeuser Endowed Professor in Environmental Policy Ann Bostrom has been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS). WSAS, modeled on the National Research Council, works to provide expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policy-making, and to increase the...
Justin Marlowe Authors Public Financial Literacy Guide
Associate Professor of Public Affairs Endowed Professor of Public Finance and Civic Engagement Justin Marlowe has authored the new “Guide to Financial Literacy: Connecting Money, Policy, and Priorities,” which was published as an insert in Governing magazine’s July issue. The 34-...
Mark Long and Grant Blume Receive Wilder Scholarship
Associate Professor Mark Long and Ph.D. candidate Grant Blume (MPA ’12) were co-recipients of the 2014 Wilder School Award for Scholarship in Social Equity and Public Policy Analysis co-sponsored by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth...
Mary Kay Gugerty Receives Award for Developing Decision-Driven M&E Systems
Associate Professor of Public Affairs Nancy Bell Evans Professor in Nonprofit Management Mary Kay Gugerty has received $64,047 as one of two principal investigators on a Google Innovations for Poverty Action grant entitled "The Goldilocks Project: Developing Decision-Driven M&E Systems....
Alison Cullen Appointed to HEI Committee on Unconventional Oil and Gas Development
Professor Alison Cullen has been appointed to the Health Effects Institute’s (HEI) newly formed Special Committee on Unconventional Oil and Gas Development, a committee of experts to develop a scientific plan to guide future research on the potential impacts of unconventional oil and gas...
Evans School Student Nicki McClung Named Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow
Nicki McClung (MPA ’15) has been named a 2014 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps Fellow, one of 117 Fellows selected from nearly 700 applicants. The EDF Program matches top-tier graduate students with organizations, companies, cities, and universities around the country for 10...
Evans School Alum Aaron Fishbone Named Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow
Denny Alumni Council member Aaron Fishbone (MPA ’09) has been named one of 15 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellows for 2014–2015. The prestigious Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, now in its 31st year, sends exceptional young leaders from the U.S. working in the fields of public...
Brian Dillon Awarded Funding for Communication, Search, and Mobile Phones: A Telephone Directory Intervention in Tanzania
Assistant Professor Brian Dillon has been awarded funding through the University of California, Davis, BASIS Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab for a research project in Tanzania. Dillon and his team are researching the extent to which smallholder farmers in Tanzania directly benefit from a...
Evans School of Public Affairs Celebrates Unqualified NASPAA Accreditation
The Evans School of Public Affairs has received an unqualified accreditation from the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), the accreditation body for programs of public policy, public affairs, and public administration. The organization’s Commission on...