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Four finalists to make faculty/staff visits in search for new IGPA Director

Four finalists have been selected in the search for a new director for the Institute of Government and Public Affairs. The four finalists will visit with IGPA faculty, staff and key stakeholders during the month of April, according to Dr. Michael Pagano, dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and chair of the search committee.  

The search is internal to the University of Illinois.  The four finalists for the position selected by the search committee are:

Dr. Anthony Lo Sasso, Professor of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago;
Dr. David Merriman, currently Associate Director of IGPA and a professor of public administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago;
Dr. Christopher Mooney, Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Springfield;
Dr. Barbara Risman, head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The candidates' credentials are attached at the bottom of this page.  Each finalist will be available in an open forum for faculty on each of the three campuses.  The schedule for those open forums is:

 

UIC

Monday, April 15th – 1:30 PM – Student Center East, Room 302

Dr. David Merriman, Associate Director, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA; Professor, Department of Public Administration, UIC

 

Thursday, April 18th – 11:15 AM – IGPA, 815 West Van Buren Street, Suite 401

Dr. Christopher Mooney, The Honorable W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics, Department of Political Science, UIS and Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA

 

Monday, April 22nd – 1:00 PM – Student Center East, Room 329

Dr. Barbara Risman, Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, UIC

 

Friday, April 26th – 1:30 PM – Student Center East, Room 613

Dr. Anthony Lo Sasso, Director of Doctoral Studies, Health Policy and Administration Division, School of Public Health, UIC; Professor, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA; Executive Director, American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon)

 

UIS

Friday, April 12th – 11:15 AM, UHB 2034

Dr. David Merriman, Associate Director, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA; Professor, Department of Public Administration, UIC

 

Monday, April 15th – 1:15 PM, PAC 3F

Dr. Barbara Risman, Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, UIC

 

Tuesday, April 16th – 1:15 PM, UHB 1006

Dr. Anthony Lo Sasso, Director of Doctoral Studies, Health Policy and Administration Division, School of Public Health, UIC; Professor, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA; Executive Director, American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon)

 

Friday, April 19th – 1:15PM, BRK 333

Dr. Christopher Mooney, The Honorable W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics, Department of Political Science, UIS and Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA

 

UIUC

Tuesday, April 23rd – 2:15 PM – Illini Union, Illini Room A

Dr. Anthony Lo Sasso, Director of Doctoral Studies, Health Policy and Administration Division, School of Public Health, UIC; Professor, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA; Executive Director, American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon)

 

Wednesday, April 24th – 10:00 AM – Illini Union, Illini Room A

Dr. Christopher Mooney, The Honorable W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics, Department of Political Science, UIS and Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA

 

Monday, April 29th – 2:45 PM – Illini Union, Room 314B

Dr. David Merriman, Associate Director, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UA; Professor, Department of Public Administration, UIC

 

Tuesday, April 30th – 3:00 PM – Graduate School of Library Information Sciences (GSLIS), Room 126 (501 E. Daniel)

Dr. Barbara Risman, Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, UIC

 

Members of the search committee:

James D. Anderson, Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, Urbana-Champaign
Jorge Chapa, Professor of Sociology and IGPA, Urbana-Champaign
J. Fred Giertz, Interim Director, IGPA
Rachel Gordon, Professor of Sociology and IGPA, Chicago
Maria Krysan, Professor of Sociology and IGPA, Chicago
Robin Mermelstein, Director, Institute for Health Research and Policy, Chicago
Michael Pagano, Dean, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, Chicago, chair
James Paul, Assistant Director, IGPA
Kent Redfield, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies, Springfield
Renee Taylor, Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Chicago
Barbara Wilson, Executive Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Urbana-Champaign
Jami Painter, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, University Administration, ex officio
 

Dr. Christophe Pierre's charge letter

 

Updated April 12, 2013

 

 

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CV_Merriman.pdf541.92 KB
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CV_Risman.pdf463.59 KB
LoSasso-schedule.pdf200.86 KB
Merriman-schedule.pdf235.78 KB
Mooney-schedule.pdf241.68 KB
Risman_schedule.pdf245.65 KB
 

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