Faculty News

Howard McCurdy Howard McCurdy Receives JFK Astronautics Award
Affiliate Professor Howard McCurdy (UW BA ’62, MA ’65) received the John F. Kennedy Astronautics Award from the American Astronautical Society at the Society’s 2014 symposium in Greenbelt, Md. The award is given yearly to an individual who has made “outstanding contributions...
Ann Bostrom Named AAAS Fellow
Ann Bostrom, professor of public affairs, is among five University of Washington researchers recently elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for...
Marla Salmon Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation award
Senior Visiting Fellow Marla Salmon has been awarded $114,519 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to provide expert strategic advice and consultation to the Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN) and Northwest Health Foundation collaboration in three primary areas. The first is to...
Patrick Dobel Speaking in Florida
John and Marguerite Walker Corbally Professor in Public Service J. Patrick Dobel will speak on “What Athletics Teach Us About Ethical Action?” at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University as part of the Joseph P. Cresse Ethics in Government Lecture...
Hubert H. Humphrey Program Receives Funding from IIE
The Evans School’s Hubert H. Humphrey Program has been awarded $223,336 for the 2013–2014 academic year from the Institute of International Education with flow-through funding from the U.S. Department of State. Dean Sandra Archibald is the PI for this project. The Evans School hosts between 10 and...
Dwight Dively Named as a Leader of Mayor-Elect Murray's Transition Team
Evans School Affiliate Professor Dwight Dively has been named co-chair of incoming Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s transition committee.News coverage includes articles published by KING 5, The Seattle Times, Seattle P-I, and Crosscut (written by Evans School alumnus Bill Lucia, MPA ’12)....
Justin Marlowe Interviewed by Michigan Public Radio
Associate Professor Justin Marlowe was interviewed for the Michigan Public Radio story “Two lakeshore cities have rare opportunity to vote on whether to merge into one” about a referendum on the merger of neighboring Michigan cities Saugatuck and Douglas.Marlowe researches the structure...
Robert Plotnick Quoted in BBC Coverage
Evans School Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Robert Plotnick was interviewed by BBC News on SeaTac Proposition 1, which pushes the required minimum wage to $15 per hour for airport-related workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Plotnick was quoted in the BBC article...
Anderson & Gugerty Receive USAID Grant
Professor C. Leigh Anderson and Associate Professor Mary Kay Gugerty have been awarded $832,158 from USAID to lead a project to develop and test innovations for increasing women’s participation in value chain initiatives in Tanzania, building on Farm Concern International’s successful...
Sandra Archibald Serves on National Conference Host Committee
Evans School Dean Sandra O. Archibald has been invited to join the host committee of the 2014 Independent Sector (IS) National Conference, being held in Seattle next fall. The host committee—comprised of experts in public policy, communications, programming, organizational effectiveness, or...