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Public Administration and Policy

UA Academics and Research

Department of Public Administration and Policy

Information on faculty, degree programs, courses, etc.

Center for Financial Market Regulation

"The Center ... contributes to the theory and practice of financial market regulation through research connecting academic researchers’ specialized training with professionals’ knowledge and experience, engaging live issues facing regulators and supervisors."

Center for Legislative Development

The Center for Legislative Development is involved in projects to strengthen legislatures in foreign countries.

Center for Technology in Government

The center for technology in Government partners with governments on projects "that address the policy, management, and technology dimensions of information use in the public sector."

Center for Women in Government & Civil Society

The Center for Women in Government & Civil Socity is engaged in research and other projects concerning women in government, and nonprofit organizations.

Center for Policy Research

The Center for Policy Research engages in public policy research concerning both methodological and substantive issues.

Initiative for Systems Dynamics in the Public Sector

Provides both system dynamics models and modeling support to government, non-profits and businesses, and training in the form of workshops to the same groups.

Intergovernmental Studies Program

This unit develops case studies and conducts research intended to help public service professionals "become successful intergovernmental practitioners."

Institute for Traffice Safety Management and Research

"ITSMR is a university based research center offering a variety of services to local, state, and national agencies organizations seeking to reduce motor vehicle crashes, fatalities, and injuries."

National Center for Security Preparedness

Affiliated with the Rockefellet College at the University at Albany, NCSP "integrates research, education, training, and technical assistance" directed at protecting the nation from acts of terrorism.

Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government

"The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government conducts studies and special projects to assist government and enhance the capacity of states and localities to meet critical challenges."

State University of New York Center for International Development

Located at the University at Albany, SUNY/CID is engagged in both providing technical assistance to, and conducting research on, development projects with a particular emphasis on legislative development.