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July 2011 Archives

George LaNoue elected vice chair of the Maryland State Advisory Committee on Civil Rights

Posted on July 15, 2011 9:56 AM |Permalink

Dr. George La Noue, Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science, has been elected vice chair of the Maryland State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with monitoring federal civil rights enforcement.

MPP alumna Pamela Meister is new Harford County Council administrator

Posted on July 15, 2011 10:56 AM |Permalink

Pamela Meister (MPP, 2008) has been appointed administrator of the Harford Council Council. The administrator oversees the 17 person government office. Ms. Meister was formerly the associate director of the Baltimore Jewish Council.

Welcome Dr. Eric Zeemering

Posted on July 15, 2011 11:51 AM |Permalink

Dr. Eric Zeemering has joined the Department of Public Policy as an assistant professor. He previously taught at San Francisco State University, where he was an assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. His research investigates the development of voluntary collaboration among units of local government, and how administrative and elected officials negotiate, implement and evaluate interlocal agreements. He has also been studying the implementation of sustainability initiatives in local government. Dr. Zeemering will teach courses in the public management concentration.