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Brandi Blessett recognized for excellence in book reviews

This year, Public Integrity initiated a new award to recognize and encourage excellence in book reviews published in the journal. Brandi Blessett’s review of Ward and Rivera’s Institutional Racism, Organizations & Public Policy (published in Volume 17; Number 4) has been selected to receive the 2015 award. Congratulations!
Posted at 12:12 p.m. Feb. 5, 2016, in News

IPSD student, Dianna Jones’ first day in Mozambique

As an IPSD student, I have the incredible opportunity to gain academic insight in the classroom and the privilege to explore new communities and cultures abroad.  My international placement at the American International School in Mozambique is a theoretical and field investigation of the pedagogy of development.  I ask: what does development mean in the primary and secondary school classroom? … Read more …
Posted at 11:20 a.m. Jan. 22, 2016, in Student News

Ph.D. Students accept tenure track positions across the country

Ashley Nichols has accepted a tenure track assistant professor position at Kent State.       Prentiss Dantzler accepted a tenure track position at Colorado College.     Jason Rivera starts his tenure track position at SUNY Buffalo in January.       Congratulations to all of our students! 
Posted at 11:14 a.m. Jan. 22, 2016, in Student News

Dr. Brandi Blessett’s Role as Program Valuator for ReNew Camden Highlighted in Courier-Post

Assistant Professor Brandi Blessett’s work as a program valuator for ReNew Camden was highlighted in a Courier-Post article. Dr. Blessett highlighted the key role of ReNew Camden in helping convicts transfer back to society. She highlighted the need for such a program, arguing: “It’s a tough task for someone to do on their own, especially those who … Read more …
Posted at 1:40 p.m. Oct. 20, 2015, in Faculty News, News

Dr. Michael Hayes Featured on NBC10 to Discuss Affordable Care Act Ruling

Assistant Professor Michael Hayes was interviewed on NBC10 to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court ruling upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. See the full interview here. 
Posted at 1:36 p.m. Oct. 20, 2015, in Faculty News, News

DPPA Graduate certificates granted to the first cohort of students

Rutgers University-Camden department of Public Policy and Administration granted graduate certificates to the first cohort of students.  The program, an 18 hour certificate in community development, takes place at the Centro Para Puerto Rico in San Juan in a hybrid format over a 12 month period of time.Diálogo periódico digital de la Universidad de Puerto … Read more …
Posted at 10:52 a.m. June 16, 2015, in News, Student News