Making Democracy Work in a Constitutional Republic
The Center for Public Administration and Policy promotes the common good of our constitutional republic and the advancement of public service by providing outstanding education, research, and outreach in the theory and practice of public administration, management, and policy.
To provide qualified public administrators currently in service, and early-career students who intend to become public administrators, with challenging applied and theoretical professional development opportunities in public management and public policy.
To prepare teachers and scholars for faculty service in colleges and universities around the country and the world who will educate citizens and administrators and broaden the scope of knowledge in public administration and policy studies.
To engage faculty, practitioners, and graduate students in systematic research and study designed to improve the quality of policy making and public service within the diverse jurisdictions of government in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the region as well as the national and international levels.
News and Announcements
High Table 2013
On behalf of CPAP's student organization, Public Administrators of Virginia Tech (PAVT), and the faculty and staff of the Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP), we welcome your participation in High Table 2013. This year's event features Dr. Dvora Yanow, Wageningen Univseristy, as our keynote speaker.
Why should you come? Check out this video.
For complete details and registration, please visit the website: High Table 2013.
Congratulations, Dr. Karen Hult!! Dr. Hult was honored by the American Political Science Association (APSA) with the Career Service Award for 2012. The APSA recognizes significant contributions to the body of research produced by a scholar of the Presidency and Executive Politics and the active promotion of the field once every four years (election years).
Welcome to CPAP!! We are pleased to welcome three new faculty members to the CPAP community: Adam Eckerd, Michael Jones and Robin Lemaire.
Congratulations!! Stephanie Newbold (PhD, '06) was selected for a Supreme Court Fellowship. She will work for the Counselor to the Chief Justice from August 2012 to August 2013.