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  • Please join us for the Martin School 2018 Alumni and Friends Reception, November 16, 2018.  Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be available beginning at 6:00 pm and the program will start at 7:00 pm.

  • Senator Bill Bradley visited the Martin School on October 16, 2018

  • Apply for our MPA, MPP, MPFM and Graduate Certificate programs today!

  • Through a partnership with the Von Allmen School of Accountancy, the Martin School has two new online program offerings.

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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Research

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

Here at the Martin School, we are lucky to have some fantastic alumni. From recent graduates to our more seasoned alumni, we love to celebrate our graduate's success. We are excited to continue that celebration by examining how the Martin School prepared recent 2018 grad Matt Schaffer for his new career with The Council of State Governments (CSG).  


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.