Month: October 2022

Research Recap with Professor Thomas Craemer

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Thomas Craemer was featured by non-profit media outlet KQED earlier this year to discuss reparations in California. The feature, “‘It Means to Repair’: What You Should Know About Reparations for Black Californians” was part of a KQED series on Reparations in California that hopes to explore racial equity. His […]

Recapping Research with Professor Vaughn Crichlow

Dr. Vaughn Crichlow is the incoming Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy’s (IMRP) Research Director. He will also be joining the School of Public Policy (SPP) as an Associate Research Professor. Vaughn comes to SPP from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) where he served as an Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the College of Social […]

Recapping Research with Professor Eric Brunner

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Eric Brunner published research on wind energy and education finance this year. In June, Eric published “Commercial Wind Energy Installations and Local Economic Development:  Evidence from U.S. Counties” in Volume 165 of Energy Policy with Master of Public Administration (MPA) alum David Schwegman. They examined the impact of wind […]

Recapping Research with Professor Nina Brooks

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Nina Brooks is currently a Co-Investigator on a project entitled “Improving Brick Manufacturing in Bangladesh to Promote Clean Air and Better Health.” This ongoing collaborative study is led by Stanford University with partners in Bangladesh (icddr,b and the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology) and India (Greentech Knowledge Solutions). The […]

Research Recap with Professor Lloyd Blanchard

Interim Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer and UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Lloyd Blanchard was promoted to Professor In-Residence earlier this year.  Lloyd continues to serve on the Executive Board of the Preschool through 20 and Workforce Information Network (P20 WIN). He assumed this role in late 2021. According to […]

Research Recap with Professor Mohamad Alkadry

Earlier this year Professor Mohamad Alkadry was named UConn School of Public Policy’s (SPP) inaugural Director. He began serving as Department Head in 2017. In preparation for a surge in retirements across Connecticut this year, Mohamad and MPA Fellows alum Tara Downes have been studying demographic data for executive branch agencies. Their study of more […]

SPP Alum Applies MPA Skillsets at Hartford Healthcare

School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Ashley Bodamer (MPA ’18) currently serves as Director at Hartford Healthcare‘s Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute. In her role, Ashley oversees existing programs, partners with physicians on programmatic growth opportunities and leads new technology, innovation and quality improvement efforts. She began her career with Hartford Healthcare after completing her Master of Public […]

MPA Student Builds on Past Internship for IPP

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Emely Ricci (MPA ’23) is currently completing her Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) placement with the Connecticut Land Conservation Council. As a Sandy Breslin Conservation Fellow, Emely has inherited projects from the previous IPP Intern Sylvie Boucher. Currently she is in charge of […]