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Congratulations to VCU L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs Dean, Susan Gooden, who was elected Vice President of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) at its 2020 annual conference.
News / October 16, 2020

Wilder School Dean Susan Gooden elected vice president of global accreditation body

Congratulations to VCU L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs Dean, Susan Gooden, who was elected Vice President of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) at its 2020 annual conference.

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Left to right (first row): Whitney Hubbard Brown, Rebekah Cazares, Sarah Delaney, Chelsey DeLeon (second row) Daniel Motta, Amelie Rives, Hillary Small, Alex Valorose, Matthew Whibley
News / October 13, 2020

Announcing the Class of 2020 Wilder Fellows

The Wilder School is pleased to announce the 2020 cohort of Wilder Graduate Scholars’ Fellowship Program which includes a talented and dynamic class of nine students from diverse backgrounds and programs.

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Please join the Crime & Justice Research Alliance (CJRA) and the Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) for its fourth annual “Ask a Criminologist” congressional briefing hosted by the VCU Wilder School on  Wednesday, October 21.
News / October 13, 2020

Wilder School to host ACJS Congressional “Ask a Criminologist” briefing

Please join the Crime & Justice Research Alliance (CJRA) and the Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) for its fourth annual “Ask a Criminologist” congressional briefing hosted by the VCU Wilder School on Wednesday, October 21.

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The October Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy featured Shaun L. Gabbidon, a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Harrisburg and examined the connection between racial perceptions, criminal justice policy and punishment.
News / October 13, 2020

The power and danger of public perception in matters of race and criminology

The Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy featuring Shaun L. Gabbidon, a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Harrisburg examined the connection between racial perceptions, criminal justice policy and punishment.

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Wilder School faculty will be at the forefront of the first-ever virtual Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) conference held October 14-16.
News / October 13, 2020

Wilder School Students & Alumni Honored at NASPAA 2020 Virtual Conference

Wilder School faculty will be at the forefront of the first-ever virtual Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) conference held October 14-16.

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Zbell, Smith, and Garcia are all experienced members of the Wilder School’s Undergraduate Advising Office who were recently recognized by the university with distinctions for service.
Faculty News / October 13, 2020

Numerous awards received within the Undergraduate Advising Office

Nicolette Zbell, Matthew Smith, and Nick Garcia are all experienced members of the Wilder School’s Undergraduate Advising Office who were recently recognized by the university with distinctions for service.

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Wilder School professor Sarah Jane Brubaker and Kellie Carlyle, an associate professor at the VCU School of Medicine are co-PIs.
News / September 29, 2020

The Department of Justice awards $425,000 to School of Medicine and Wilder School researchers to reduce risk for girls in the Juvenile Justice system

iCubed core has been awarded a $425,000 award from the Department of Justice "Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice" grant for their project "Disrupting the Trauma-to-Prison Pipeline for Girls in Virginia: A Multilevel Intervention."

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Wilder School graduate Chris McIntosh (M.A.’14/GPA) was selected as a 10 Under 10 honoree by the VCU Office of Alumni Relations.
News / September 29, 2020

VCU honors Wilder School Graduate Christopher Mcintosh

Wilder School graduate Chris McIntosh ((M.A.’14/GPA) was selected as a 10 Under 10 honoree by the VCU Office of Alumni Relations.

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Two Wilder School alumnae, Suzette Denslow (Urban Studies '79, MA in Public Administration '80) and Myra Goodman Smith (Urban Studies '82, MPA '84) will be honored at this year's YWCA Richmond Outstanding Women Awards.
Events / September 29, 2020

YWCA to honor two Wilder School alumnae

Two Wilder School alumnae, Suzette Denslow (Urban Studies '79) and Myra Goodman Smith (Urban Studies '82, MPA '84) will be honored at this year's YWCA Richmond Outstanding Women Awards.

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The 2020-21 season of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy began on Thursday, September 10, with a talk by Samuel L. Myers, Jr., of the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota.
News / September 29, 2020

Myers talks about race inequality

The 2020-21 season of the Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy began on Thursday, September 10, with a talk by Samuel L. Myers, Jr., of the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota.

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