UNC MPA faculty members share a commitment to engaged scholarship. They are renowned experts in a wide array of public sector fields—from leadership and performance management to cybersecurity and finance. Our faculty includes editors of prestigious journals, advisors to state legislators and members of Congress, and leaders of state-level departments.
“The UNC MPA faculty are the best in the country. They are always accessible and always looking for ways to help students grow both academically and professionally.”
UNC MPA faculty work closely with local and state officials throughout North Carolina on a daily basis to help solve the most pressing problems facing the public sector. Our faculty bring this experience back into the classroom as they teach students to grapple with many of the same complex and interdisciplinary challenges they will face in their own public service careers.
UNC MPA faculty have designed a practical curriculum that equips students with the knowledge and skills they need. From theory to practice, our coursework is engaging, thoughtful, and applicable.
UNC MPA faculty and students are supported by the program’s professional staff members, who are dedicated to delivering a high-quality, personalized experience, from enrollment to graduation and beyond. Their areas of expertise include academic advising, student engagement, and career services.
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Leisha DeHart-Davis is a professor of public administration at the University of North Carolina at…
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The School of Government is pleased to announce that Willow S. Jacobson has been selected by the…
September 22, 2023
As the University prepares to welcome back faculty, staff, and students to campus, the…