Meet our New Director

Dr. Ron Zimmer, the new Director of the Martin School, was featured in an installment of "UK at the Half," which is aired at halftime during the radio broadcasts of UK football and basketball games. You can listen here!

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Where Do Our Grads Work?

The MPA/MPP class of 2016 is writing their next chapters in diverse organizations across the world.

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Dr. Toma has been named a co-principal investigator for the new Kentucky Research Data Center, which will open in Spring 2017 through the Gatton School. The KRDC is a collaboration between the U.S. Census Bureau, UK, and several other public institutions in the region, including the University of Louisville and Indiana University.

Ben Childress, an undergraduate Chellgren Fellow, worked with Dr. Toma to create a model that would answer the question, "If Kentucky had charter schools, where would they be and how many would we have?" Listen to the podcast to hear about Ben's experiences in his own words!

Get to Know Us

Taxes, taxes, taxes! Learn more about what Dr. David Agrawal, an Assistant Professor of Economics both at the Martin School and in the Department of Economics, is passionate about.

We are excited to kick off our faculty spotlight series by featuring Dr. Becky Bromley-Trujillo! Hailing from Texas, she joined our faculty the fall of 2011. We sat down with Dr. Bromley-Trujillo to talk about her interests.

Upcoming Events

    September 30 Friday 11:00 AM

    Seminar with Dr. Waddington, UK

    Join us for the next installment in our fall seminar series, featuring the University of Kentucky's own Dr. Joseph Waddington, from the College of Education. Read more about Dr. Waddington here. We will be meeting in the B&E building, room 430.

    October 7 Friday 11:00 AM

    Seminar with Dr. Gibbs, UVA

    Join us for a seminar featuring Dr. Chloe Gibbs, an assistant professor of public policy and educaiton at the Universtiy of Virginia's Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. You can read more about her here. The seminar will take place in the B&E building, room 399.

    October 12 Wednesday 08:00 AM

    Washington D.C. Professional Development Trip

    October 12 - 14, a group of MPA and MPP students will visit our nation's Capitol to learn more about careers across government, non-profits, and beyond! Our trip will include both speaker panels, visits to agencies, and we will even have time to pack in some sightseeing.