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Finalists for dean of UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs to visit campus

Athens, Ga. – Three finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs will visit campus in April to meet with members of the campus community.

A committee chaired by Rebecca White, dean of the UGA School of Law, conducted a national search to identify the finalists. The search committee was assisted by the UGA Search Group in Human Resources.

Each finalist will make a public presentation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Tate Student Center Reception Hall (Room 135). The finalists and the dates of their presentation are:

Stefanie Lindquist, Charles Alan Wright Chair in Federal Courts and associate dean for external affairs, University of Texas School of Law, April 8;
Matthew Auer, professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and dean of the Hutton Honors College, Indiana University, April 22; and
James Hollifield, Ora Nixon Arnold Professor of International Political Economy and director of the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University, April 25.

The UGA School of Public and International Affairs prepares undergraduate students for good citizenship and careers in public life and trains future generations of teachers and scholars in the fields of international affairs, political science and public administration and policy. The school currently is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the nation’s fourth best public affairs graduate school. For more information about the school, see