Spotlights

Faculty
February 18, 2016
In 1981, the University of Maryland School of Public Policy was established with less than 10 faculty members, including Distinguished University Professor Allen Schick.
Faculty
January 15, 2016
When longtime policy enthusiast Donald Kettl came to the University of Maryland School of Public Policy in 2009, he served as dean; now he continues to have an impact on students as a professor at the school.
Faculty
November 13, 2015
This December, delegates from nearly 200 countries and many international organizations will gather in Paris to attempt to formulate an international agreement on climate change. SPP Associate Professor Nathan Hultman, who is currently on leave from the University and working with the White House, will be there as part of the U.S. delegation.
Elisabeth Gilmore
Faculty
June 09, 2015
Assistant Professor Elisabeth Gilmore, who is in her fourth year as a tenure track assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, uses her background in science and technology to develop policies that protect the environment and human well-being.
Mac Deslter
Faculty
April 07, 2015

In 1987, I.M. “Mac” Destler came to the University of Maryland School of Public Policy because of the great faculty, a quality he still admires in the School today. Destler is currently the Saul Stern Professor of Civic Engagement at the School.

Susannah Washburn
Faculty
February 16, 2015
Susannah Washburn, currently a lecturer at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy who directs the iGIVE program, always thought she’d be a policy practitioner and then she fell in love with academia.
Toby Egan
Faculty
January 06, 2015
Toby Egan, an expert on organization change in government, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, leadership development, human resource development, and leader behavior, has joined the University of Maryland School of Public Policy as an associate professor.
Bob Nelson feature
Faculty
December 10, 2014
While all of the University of Maryland School of Public Policy faculty members are certainly passionate about public policy, one professor has been broadening his passion and interests over the past few years into the realm of religion.