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A Conversation with Our Newest Faculty Member

We are thrilled to welcome Annelise Russell to our faculty for Fall 2018! She comes to us from the University of Texas - Austin. Her current research focuses on communication habits of policymakers, in the context of the policy process. 

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Dr. Darolia Receives Major Award

Dr. Darolia, one of our newest faculty members, is a recipient of the prestigious National Academy of Education’s (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship, which is awarded to exceptional researchers to support their work. This is an enormous honor, and you can read more about it on UKNOW. Congratulations, Dr. Darolia!

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In a new Brookings post, Dr. Darolia and his colleagues offer analysis based on their research of the impact of student loan debt letters.

Martin School faculty member Dr. Agrawal was cited in Thomas Piketty’s November 14th blog post about the crisis in Catalan.

Student and Alumni Spotlight

Jeana Dunlap (MPA ’06) was recently selected to be a Harvard Loeb Fellow. We are thrilled to hear of her accomplishments! We caught up with her to discuss her passion for public service as she embarks on this new chapter. 

Ruthann Froberg, a current MPA student, reports back on her summer internship in Knoxville! Ruthann is passionate about serving senior citizens. She spent her summer working at the Knox County Community Action Council's Office of Aging.

Matt Shafer is entering his second year of the MPA program. In this post, he describes one of his first projects as a policy analyst at the Council of State Governments.