L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs


News and events

Headshot of Blue Wooldridge, Ph.D.
Faculty News / May 17, 2016

Blue Wooldridge Participates in Two Events

Blue Wooldridge, D.P.A., professor of public administration, convened a meeting on May 13 of the Standing Panel of Social Equity, which he chairs, at the National Academy of Public Administration on the topic, "Promoting Society Equity Using Evidence-Based Practices."

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Headshot of Henry Brownstein, Ph.D.
Faculty News / May 15, 2016

Henry Brownstein Coauthors Chapter in Publication

An chapter co-authored by Henry Brownstein, Ph.D., associate dean for research and director of the Center for Public Policy, was included in a new publication that was recently released. "Drug Production in Rural Context," coauthored with Ralph A. Weisheit, appeared in The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminology, edited by Joseph F. Donnermeyer.

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Headshot of Amy Cook, Ph.D.
Faculty News / May 12, 2016

Amy Cook Offers Expertise on Gangs

Amy Cook, Ph.D., assistant professor of Criminal Justice, was interviewed by WTVR-TV on May 11 for a story about three alleged gang members who were arrested in Chesterfield County for allegedly recruiting children. Cook, who used to work in the juvenile justice system, said gang participation often leads to criminal behavior.

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Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs news and events
News / June 20, 2016

Wilder School Launches New Website

We’ve redesigned our website, completely overhauling its look and feel. Bold, bright colors and an open design help tell our story clearly.

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Sarah Jane Brubaker, Ph.D., director of the Wilder Schools doctoral program (second from right), enjoys graduation with Katherine Hall, Jose Alcaine and LeQuan Hylton.
News / June 3, 2016

Wilder School Ph.D. Profiles

Meet the three Wilder School May graduates who received their doctoral degrees: Jose Alcaine, Katherine Hall and LeQuan Hylton.

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Luanda Fiscella
Wilder School Spotlight / May 31, 2016

Meet Luanda Fiscella

Luanda Fiscella, 30, took more than a gap year before college; she took a decade.

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Wilder School Spotlight / August 19, 2015

Meet Richard Huff

Richard Huff, Ph.D., sees public administration in action all around him.

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Wilder School Spotlight / August 28, 2015

Meet Nick Garcia

Nick Garcia is a senior academic adviser in the Undergraduate Advising Office of the VCU Wilder School.

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Robyn McDougle
Wilder School Spotlight / September 8, 2015

Meet Robyn McDougle

Robyn McDougle is the faculty director of the university’s first Office of Public Policy Outreach.

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Wilder School Spotlight / September 23, 2015

Meet Simon Okoth

Simon Okoth is the recently appointed director of graduate studies at the VCU Wilder School.

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