Assistant Professor Dr. Robert C. Richards, Jr. is a co-investigator on Participedia Phase 2, a research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada, which studies how citizens participate in governance around the world.
As part of the Clinton School of Public Service’s expansion of student services, Alex Thomas has been named the Assistant Dean of Enrollment and Student Services and Leaundra Sanders has been named Student Services Manager.
The Center on Community Philanthropy at the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas has established a new class of scholars to its long-running, nationally-recognized Scholars in Residence program. These new scholars are the Distinguished Scholars in Racial Healing Practice. The program is supported by a three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Mich.
Dean Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto has announced members of the inaugural Dean’s Advisory Board for the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas.
Camille Watson has been selected to serve as the Executive Director Fellow for the Rural Health Association of Arkansas for the 2022-23 academic year.
Assistant Professor Dr. Chul Hyun Park and Jason Ortega ('20) have co-authored a research article, “The Benefit and Cost of Voluntary Work in Government: The Case of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Boat Crew Program,” for Evaluation and Program Planning.
Five students and graduates from the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas have been selected for the second class of the Civility Leadership Institute, a leadership development program sponsored by Renew America Together.
Dr. Robert C. Richards, Jr. recently served as co-editor for the Spring 2022 special issue of the Journal of Deliberative Democracy on “Psychological Phenomena in Democratic Deliberation.”
Khalid Ahmadzai ('17) first learned about the Clinton School of Public Service as an undergraduate at Arkansas State University Beebe. While attending a Speaker Series lecture in Little Rock, Ahmadzai said he realized that if he ever attended graduate school, he wanted it to be at a place like the Clinton School that allowed for practical, hands-on learning.
The Clinton School Speaker Series not only enhances the education of Clinton School students, but also provides a venue for the public to engage in intellectual discussions on the issues of the day.