Faculty News

Announcing New Evans School Faculty Member Sharon Kioko
Sharon Kioko will join the Evans School faculty as an associate professor, beginning in Autumn Quarter. Kioko comes to us from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, where she is currently an associate professor. She is an expert in public financial...
Alison Cullen Selected as SRA 2014 Distinguished Educator Award
Professor Alison Cullen has received the 2014 Distinguished Educator Award from the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA). She was presented the SRA Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon in December in Denver. The award was made in recognition a teacher, author, or mentor who has contributed substantially to...
Mark Long Elected APPAM Vice President 2015-2016
Professor Mark Long was elected vice president of the Association of Public Policy and Management (APPAM) for a two-year term beginning 2015. As vice president, Long carries the responsibilities of serving as the vice chair for the organization's Committee on the Fall Research Conference and...
Rachel Fyall's Paper Accepted for Publication
Assistant Professor Rachel Fyall had a paper accepted for publication in the peer-review journal Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.Fyall’s article, “Advocating for Policy Change in Nonprofit Coalitions” is in review and will be published in the print publication and online.
Bill Zumeta Publishes a New Article
Professor William Zumeta has co-written a new article, “State-Level Responses to the Access and Completion Challenge in the New Era of Austerity,” which was published in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (September 2014).
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-...
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....
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...
Professor C. Leigh Anderson and Associate Professor Joaquin Herranz Evans School Announces New Associate Deans
The Evans School has announced two new associate deanships, both beginning in Autumn Quarter 2014. Associate Professor Joaquin Herranz will serve as associate dean for academic programs. He will assume leadership and administrative responsibilities for the Evans School's professional...