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Dr. Kerri Raissian Stresses the Importance of Education on Domestic Violence

After the recent death of Lauren McClauskey, a University of Utah student, due to domestic violence, UConn DPP Assistant Professor Dr. Kerri Raissian commented on what resources need to be available to prevent future cases. Lauren reached out to university police when she felt endangered by a man that she was in a previous relationship […]

DPP Department Head Mohamad Alkadry Appointed as 2019 NASPAA Program Chair

Dr. Mohamad Alkadry, professor and department head of UConn’ s Department of Public Policy, has been appointed as chair of NASPAA’s 2019 Annual Conference, which takes place on October 16-19, 2019, in Los Angeles, California.  This is NASPAA’s 50th Anniversary conference, and Mohamad looks forward to recognizing “the 50 years of advancing excellence in public […]

Associate Professor Dr. Deneen Hatmaker Named Associate Editor for the JPART

As of January 1st, UConn DPP’s Associate Professor Dr. Deneen Hatmaker is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART). From January 2014-December 2018, Deneen served on the Board of Editors. To recognize JPART’s new editorial board, they have made a collection of articles written by the new editorial team […]

Assistant Professor, Dr. Joshua Hyman’s Research on Race in the Classroom Featured in Multiple News Venues

Assistant Professor, Dr. Joshua Hyman, coauthored research that examined the long-run impacts that having a same-race teacher has on educational attainment.  The research finds that black students randomly assigned to a black teacher in grades K-3 are 7% more likely to graduate from high school, and 13% more likely to enroll in college than their […]