School of Public and International Affairs

Apr 4, 2019

Unique Course Teaches About Climate, Campus

Through a unique problem solving course in public administration, a group of NC State students learned about the university’s climate efforts and developed recommendations for future work.

Apr 2, 2019

Irwin Morris Named to Lead NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs

NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) welcomes Irwin Morris as executive director, effective July 1, 2019. Morris comes to NC State from the University of Maryland at College Park, where he has served since 2007, most recently as chair of the Department of Government and Politics.

Mar 25, 2019  |  NC State News

Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles

New NC State research suggests some nonprofits may better serve their constituents by partnering with public institutions in order to navigate bureaucracy and access services more efficiently.

Mar 14, 2019  |  NC State News

How To Pick The Right Thrift Store For All The Stuff That Didn’t Spark Joy

Now that Marie Kondo has convinced you to tidy up, what do you do with all that stuff? Public administration professor Amanda Stewart has answers.

Dec 5, 2018

Fulbright American Security Seminar Highlights NC State Expertise

NC State experts in public policy, sociology and political science will lead the Fulbright American Security Seminar for 90 visiting Fulbright research scholars, focusing on issues of energy, food insecurity and disaster relief.

Nov 28, 2018

Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Jennifer Kuzma has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Kuzma is the college's Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences and co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center.

Nov 26, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study from political science professor Steven Greene finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.

Sep 20, 2018

College Celebrates Its Outstanding Faculty

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences honored our top scholars, advisers and teachers earlier this fall during a reception for new and returning faculty and staff. Here are some of the faculty who were recognized, and the awards they received.

Jul 9, 2018  |  NC State News

5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics

These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.

Jun 24, 2018  |  New York Times

Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.

NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.