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Drs. Iuliia Shybalkina and David Agrawal Awarded UNITE General Pilot Grant for Research on 'Race and Local Revenue Systems

Dr. Iuliia Shybalkina and Dr. David Agrawal have been selected as the Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator, respectively, for a UNITE General Pilot Grant focused on research titled "Race and Local Revenue Systems." This grant initiative is designed to provide support to projects that examine racial equity through the lens of humanities and humanistic social sciences. Their selection underscores the significance of their research in addressing the complex issues surrounding race and local revenue systems.

Dr. Annelise Russell to Speak at Library of Congress' Kluge Center

Join the John W. Kluge Center for a discussion of the ways that digital communications have transformed the ways that Members of Congress intract with the public.

Dr. Caroline Weber awarded one of UK Cannabis Center's faculty pilot grants

The University of Kentucky Cannabis Center has awarded its first set of faculty pilot grants to support innovative and collaborative cannabis research.

Dr. Rajeev Darolia appointed U.S. Department of Education senior advisor

Rajeev Darolia, Ph.D., the Wendell H. Ford Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Kentucky’s Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, has joined the U.S. Department of Education as a senior advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist for one year.

Martin School Director Ron Zimmer named 2023 University Research Professor

Our very own Director, Dr. Ron Zimmer, has earned a very special honor this year. He has been named one of sixteen University Research Professors for 2023-2024!  Excerpted from the UKNOW article published today:

Remembrance of Dr. Dwight Denison

The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration was fortunate to serve as the academic home of Professor Dwight Denison.  He was first a Ph.D.

Dr. Agrawal quoted for WKYT story on Kentucky sales tax changes

Senior faculty member, Dr. David Agrawal, was interviewed by WKYT on changes to Kentucky tax laws in 2022 and what those changes might mean for the state and citizenry. From the article and video on the WKYT website: 

Dr. Caroline Weber named Co-Editor of National Tax Journal for 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Weber on her appointment to this important role at a prestigious tax journal. Read the story republished from the NTA website below.

Workforce-Aligned Scholarship Programs are Focus of Martin School Grant Award

Dr. Ron Zimmer and Dr. Rajeev Darolia collaborated to win a half-million dollar grant from the Walton Family Foundation to study the effectiveness of workforce-aligned scholarship programs.

Welcome our New Faculty Members

Welcome our new Martin School faculty members, Catherine Annis and Taha Hameduddin.