Ph.D. Student Tyler Blake Davis Presents Report to the Congressional Research Service

Ph.D. student Tyler Blake Davis presented a report last month to the Congressional Research Service in Washington, D.C., on using benefit-cost analysis to reform principles and standards of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in constructing levees for flood control on the upper Mississippi River.

The report was co-presented with his colleague Julie Vano, a Ph.D. student in the UW Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and was produced under the faculty supervision of...

Global Governance: Sanjeev Khagram

Evans School Associate Professor Sanjeev Khagram researches global governance.

The characteristic distinguishing global governance from that of nation-states is the absence of a hierarchically arranged formal government structure.

In the absence of a formal government, global governance is simultaneously more complex—due to the sheer magnitude of the global scale—and less defined than national governance.

The form of global governance that most interests Khagram currently...

Alumnus Cory Sbarbaro Wins Teaching Award

Cory Sbarbaro (MPA '02) received the Teaching Excellence Award in the Nonprofit and Public Sector category from University of Washington Extension. Sbarbaro also teaches occasional courses for the Evans School MPA program and Cascade Executive Programs and serves as an advisor to the Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits...