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Gloria Steinem Bush School Events Women in Foreign Policy

Gloria Steinem will join several distinguished speakers at a conference entitled “National Security and Women’s Insecurity: Why Women Matter in Foreign Policy” hosted by the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on September 11.

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Bush School Aggies Aid the Texas Legislature Bush School Capstones Bush School Aggies Aid the Texas Legislature

When the 84th session of the Texas Legislature convened on January 13, 2015, seven second-year MPSA students from the Bush School were getting an up-close view of the action.

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Graduation Photos Bush School News Graduation Portrait Taken for Class of 2015

On March 6, 2015, members of the May graduation class from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University gathered in the Annenberg Presidential Conference for their “official” graduation photograph with President George H. W. Bush.

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Valerie Hudson Faculty Spotlight Dr. Valerie Hudson

Dr. Valerie Hudson joined the faculty of the Bush School in 2012 as the George H. W. Bush Chair. An expert on international security and foreign policy analysis, she received her PhD in political science at The Ohio State University.

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Cole Blease Graham, Jr. Faculty Spotlight Cole Blease Graham, Jr.

Cole Blease Graham, Jr., assistant dean of Assessment and Diversity Initiatives and professor in the Department of Public Service and Administration, earned his PhD from the University of South Carolina in 1971.

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Dr. Jessica Gottlieb Faculty Spotlight Dr. Jessica Gottlieb

Jessica Gottlieb, assistant professor in the Bush School’s Department of International Affairs (INTA), joined the faculty in the fall of 2013 after earning her PhD from Stanford University.

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Bush School Alums Help Craft FY 2016 Federal Budget Bush School Alumni Alums Help Craft FY 2016 Federal Budget

Three graduates from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University have helped to craft the FY 2016 budget released by the White House on February 2.

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Dr. Kent Portney Faculty Spotlight Dr. Kent Portney

Kent Portney, professor in the Bush School’s Department of Public Service and Administration (MPSA) and Senior Fellow in the School’s Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy, earned his PhD in political science from Florida State University and his master’s from the University of Connecticut.

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Bush School Students Make Presentations at the American Bar Association Bush School News Students Make Presentations at the American Bar Association

Ten students from the Bush School were guests of the American Bar Association (ABA) at the ABA Section of Taxation Midyear Meetings.

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Ryan C. Crocker Bush School Media Spotlight Dean Ryan Crocker

With the current situation in Iraq, Bush School Dean and former ambassador Ryan Crocker has been featured recently on CBS News, MSNBC, CNN, and with an Op-Ed in the Washington Post.

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Dr. Andrew Ross Faculty Spotlight Dr. Andrew L. Ross

Andrew Ross, a professor in the Department of International Affairs, earned his MA and PhD at Cornell University and his BA, summa cum laude, at American University. Ross joined the Bush School faculty in August 2014 following a nine-year appointment at the University of New Mexico (UNM).

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Bush Students Conduct Field Research in Senegal Bush School Research Students Conduct Field Research in Senegal

During the past summer, Dr. Jessica Gottlieb and three student interns from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University traveled to the West African country of Senegal to conduct two months of intensive field work and research.

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Dr. Justin Bullock Faculty Spotlight Dr. Justin Bullock

Justin Bullock, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Service and Administration (MPSA), earned his PhD in public administration and policy from the University of Georgia in 2014, where he also earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s in public administration.

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Bush School Alumni Sarah Jackson Bush School News Bush School Alum Featured in CNN Film about President Bush

Bush School graduate Sarah Jackson is one of 41 family members, friends and associates of the 41st president featured in the new documentary “41ON41."

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Bush School Class of 2014 Bush School News Bush School Celebrates 1,000th Graduate

On Saturday, May 10, the Bush School will reach another landmark as its 1,038th graduate crosses the stage in Reed Arena. Less than twenty years since its founding, the School has grown dramatically, with applications increasing as the institution’s reputation for academic and research excellence and principled leadership training has grown among peer institutions.

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Bush School 2014 Certificate ceremony Bush School News Bush School Graduate Certificates Presented

On May 8, graduate certificates were awarded to Bush School students who completed a certificate program.

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Dr. Laurie E. Paarlberg Faculty Spotlight Dr. Laurie E. Paarlberg

Associate professor, Dr. Laurie E. Paarlberg, came to the Bush School in the fall of 2013 from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

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President Bush's Flickr Slideshow Bush School Feature President Bush Slideshow

View a Flickr slideshow of the Bush School's namesake, President George HW Bush.

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Faculty Spotlight Dr. Erin A. Snider

Assistant Professor Erin A. Snider joined the Bush School’s Master’s Program in International Affairs in the fall of 2013.

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Bush School certificate student Bush School Academics Bush School Graduate Certificate Programs

The Bush School welcomes students and working professionals in the fields of state, local, and federal government, international affairs, law enforcement, military, homeland security, nonprofit, the private sector and more. Our online graduate certificates are convenient for the busy professional and will apply toward degrees being pursued at the Bush School.

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Dr. Laura Dague Faculty Spotlight Dr. Laura Dague

Dr. Laura Dague, an assistant professor in the Master of Public Service and Administration (MPSA) program at Texas A&M University, earned a PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin, where she was associated with the Population Health Institute and the Institute for Research on Poverty.

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Dean Ryan Crocker Bush School Recent News Crocker Attends Medal of Freedom Anniversary Dinner

On November 20, Dean Ryan Crocker joined President and Mrs. Obama and many of the winners of the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a dinner at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Crocker received the medal from President George W. Bush in 2009.

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Faculty Spotlight Dr. Reyko Huang

Dr. Reyko Huang is an assistant professor of international affairs at the Bush School. Her research focuses on civil wars, rebel group dynamics, state-building, democratization, and foreign interventions in conflict.

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Bush School students Bush School Feature Capstone Research Projects

Capstone projects at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are integrative, team-based, applied research projects required of all students. Led by a faculty member on behalf of a client agency, these projects require students to think independently, frame and analyze issues, and apply their academic knowledge and skills.

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View a collection of the most recent speakers, seminars, talks, and presentations at the Bush School.

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Dr. Deborah Kerr Faculty Spotlight Dr. Deborah Kerr

Dr. Deborah L. Kerr has been a lecturer and a member of the graduate faculty at the Bush School since 1999, teaching performance management, public policy formation, and advanced management.

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Bush School students Bush School Feature Capstone Research Projects

Capstone projects at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are integrative, team-based, applied research projects required of all students. Led by a faculty member on behalf of a client agency, these projects require students to think independently, frame and analyze issues, and apply their academic knowledge and skills.

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NEWS AT THE BUSH SCHOOL

NEWS AT THE BUSH SCHOOL



UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept
11
National Security and Women's Insecurity: Why Women Matter in Foreign Policy
All Day

In the twenty-first century, it has become clearer than ever that the situation and status of women are crucial elements of any effort to bring peace, stability, and prosperity to our world. This conference aims to address that proposition both within the international system of states and within the United States.

Oct
7
McLane Leadership in Business Award
5:00 PM

From small-town Texas roots, H-E-B has grown into one of the nation’s largest grocery store chains with a solid reputation for customer service, industry leadership, and community involvement. Please join us to hear Craig Boyan, President & Chief Operating Officer of H-E-B, speak about how macro-economics, public policy, and community involvement have shaped H-E-B’s business plan.

Nov
17
Mosbacher Conversation in Public Policy
5:30 PM

Reflections on Globalization from a Former Federal Reserve President and US Trade Negotiator, Richard Fisher.

BUSH SCHOOL BY THE NUMBERS

  • 21st

    Among Public Universities For Public Affairs, US News And World Report

    $25.2 Million Endowed

    Student Scholarships and Fellowships

    19

    Endowed Chairs and Professorships

  • 25

    Countries Represented

    100%

    Of Degree Students Received Scholarships

    338

    Graduate Certificate Students

  • 38

    States Represented

    3

    Research Institutes

    17

    Concentrations of Study

More About the Bush School

ACADEMICS

RESEARCH

In addition to the diverse individual research projects undertaken by faculty, the Bush School is also recognized for its emphasis on collaborative and interdisciplinary team projects conducted through its two organized research units and conducted by teams of students for a client under the direction of a faculty member.

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