Director of the Public Policy Graduate Program: Appointed by the Director of the School of Public Policy in consultation with the Program Coordinators of Economics, Political Science and Sociology. The Director is responsible for program management and budget, head advisor for students, student recruitment, website maintenance, and representing the program on campus and in the community. The director has a .50 FTE appointment in the Public Policy Graduate Program and a .50 FTE appointment in their home program. The Director is Professor Brent S. Steel (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; 318 Bexell Hall; Phone: 541-737-6133).
MPP Admissions Committee: Appointed by the Director of the Public Policy Graduate Program, the Admissions Committee is responsible for reviewing and selecting new MPP student applicants. The committee is comprised of faculty members from Economics, Political Science, Sociology, and the Graduate Director.
Public Policy Graduate Committee (Core Faculty): This committee is responsible for all MPP program planning and policy. Membership includes the MPP, EMPP and PhD Admissions Committees, the Program Coordinators for Economics, Political Science and Sociology, all faculty that teach required core MPP and PhD courses, concentration advisors, four elected students, a MPP Alumnus, a potential employer, the Graduate Director, and the School Director (ex officio). The committee meets three or more times a year as needed.
MPP Student Representatives: Elected by secret ballot by MPP cohort and modality, student representatives are responsible for representing MPP student interests and attending Public Policy Graduate Committee meetings.
PhD Student Representative: Elected by secret ballot by PhD students, student representatives are responsible for representing PhD student interests and attending Public Policy Graduate Committee meetings.