Dean's E-News | September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016
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Appointments, Awards and Grants

The Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI), of which the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) is a leading partner, was awarded the Health Connect South Best Collaboration Award at the Health Connect South 2016 annual meeting on Sept. 21, 2016, in Atlanta. Led by the GHPC, United Way and the Atlanta Regional Commission, ARCHI has brought together more than 70 community partners committed to do their part to improve key indicators of health and well-being for all Atlantans.


Leah Daigle (pictured) has authored the following:
  • With Jane Daquin (Ph.D. student, Criminal Justice & Criminology) & Listwan, S.J. (2016). Witnessing Victimization in Prison and Post-Release Outcomes. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 43, 1018-1033.
  • With Andia Azimi (Ph.D. student, Criminal Justice & Criminology), Scherer, H. & Fisher, B. S. (2016). Intimate Partner Violence Among College Students: Measurement, Risk Factors, Consequences, and Responses. In Cuevas, Carlos, and Callie Marie Rennison (Eds.), Handbook on the Psychology of Violence, (pp. 373-395). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK.
Joannie Tremblay-Boire & Prakash, A. (2016). Will You Trust Me?: How Individual American Donors Respond to Informational Signals Regarding Local and Global Humanitarian Charities. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.

Julie Hotchkiss, Graham, M., & Belliveau, M. The View at the Top or Signing at the Bottom? Forms of Responsibility for Women’s Representation in Management.  Industrial and Labor Relations Review, forthcoming.



Karen Minyard moderated a panel discussion titled “Understanding the Rural Landscape: How to Engage Rural Communities in Chronic Disease Prevention Programs” at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sept. 22, 2016. Pictured here (left to right) are:  Gary Nelson, President, Healthcare Georgia Foundation; Karen Minyard; Shawna Howell, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Nisha Patel, Health Resources & Services Administration; and Ursula Bauer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Michael Price and his research on the science of philanthropy was featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy article, “Prominent 'Science of Philanthropy' Researcher to Split Time Between IU's Lilly School and U. of Chicago,” Aug. 31, 2016.

Julie Hotchkiss and her co-authors’ forthcoming article, “The View at the Top or Signing at the Bottom? Forms of Responsibility for Women's Representation in Management,” was featured on the SAGE Management INK blog, “What Factors Increase Gender Diversity in Management?” Sept. 14, 2016. 
Paula Stephan was cited in the Nature article, “Science’s 1%: How Income Inequality is Getting Worse in Research,” Sept. 21, 2016.

Tim Sass and his co-authors’ research on whether charter school graduates earn more money in adulthood was cited in the EdWeek article, “Does Graduating From a Charter Help or Hinder Future Earnings?” Sept. 14, 2016.  Download a copy of the published article in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management at

Daniel Kreisman and his co-authors’ research, which concluded that a state effort to target funding to lagging school districts did not reduce disparities in student achievement and per-pupil spending, was cited in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, “Study: 2008 Pa. School Funding Formula Failed to Address Achievement Disparities,” Sept. 14, 2016.

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) and the National Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce Development co-developed a newly released video providing an overview of how health impact assessments can be useful for MCH professionals as they address underlying social and environmental determinants of health. This work, led by James Dills (pictured), is part of an ongoing partnership between GHPC and the National MCH Workforce Development Center, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which is focused on developing and implementing a comprehensive plan for national workforce development for local and state Title V agency leaders and staff.
Lauren Jeong (B.S., Public Policy, ’13) wrote about the merits of her membership in the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance in the Philanthropy column of the Saporta Report, Sept. 13, 2016

Dean's Council Spotlight on
Ambassador David Adelman

Ambassador David Adelman (M.P.A., ’95) is one of the newest members of the Andrew Young School Dean’s Council. A partner in the New York office of Reed Smith, Adelman frequently works out of the firm’s offices in Hong Kong and Singapore. His practice focuses on trans-Pacific trade and investment issues.

Adelman served as the 15th United States Ambassador to Singapore, concluding his term in 2013. During his term as U.S. Ambassador, he led eight trade missions to India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam. His 2012 trade mission to Naypyidaw was the first American business delegation to the capital of Myanmar.

Adelman launched the U.S.-Singapore Strategic Partnership Dialogue and established a Third Country Training Program to address health, educational and environmental issues in South East Asia. He was awarded the U.S. State Department Superior Honor Award for his diplomatic leadership. Also during his tenure, the United States and Singapore jointly agreed for the first time to the forward deployment of U.S. Navy vessels to Singapore. His work earned him the United States Navy Distinguished Public Service Award, the highest award granted by the U.S. Navy to non-military personnel.

In addition, Adelman currently serves as an appointed member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Capital Markets Committee, is a former member of the Executive Board of the Hong Kong Treasury Markets Association, is an elected member of the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Prior to joining Reed Smith, Adelman was a managing director of Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong and Singapore, and was a partner in a law firm practicing in Washington, D.C., and Atlanta. He also served for eight years in the Georgia state Senate, where he was Minority Whip and Chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs Committee.

Adelman was an instructor in the Honors Program at the University of Georgia, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He received his J.D. from Emory University and an Master of Public Administration degree from Georgia State University. He is a frequent speaker on international affairs and infrastructure development.

Alumni News

Elizabeth Gooch (Ph.D., Economics, ’14). 2016. Estimating the Long-term Impact of the Great Famine (1959-1961) on Modern China. World Development.

Upcoming Fall Events

This fall, we welcome you to come out and celebrate the Andrew Young School’s 20th Anniversary by attending the following events: 

13th Annual W.J. Usery Distinguished Lecture with Raj Chetty, professor of economics at Stanford University, on “Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: Lessons from Big Data”

WHEN:  October 3, 2016, 10:30 a.m. – noon
WHERE:  Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, 14 Marietta St, NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, in the AYS Seminar Room 749/50 (seventh floor).
COST:  Free
Please RSVP at the event website.
Grading the Candidates’ Tax Plans: What Will Clinton and Trump Do for You?

WHEN:  October 13, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
WHERE:  Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, 14 Marietta St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
WHAT:  The key presenters are Dave Sjoquist (pictured), professor of economics at the Andrew Young School and Lucia Smeal, assistant professor of accountancy at Georgia State’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Q&A at the end of the program
COST:   Free
Please register at the event website by Oct. 5, 2016.

The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’ 20th Anniversary Celebration featuring former U. S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius on “The Future of Health Care.”

WHEN:  October 27, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
COST:  Free
Please RSVP at:

Mark Your Calendars for Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’ Night at the GSU Football Game, November 3, 2016

Did you know? In 1999, The Andrew Young School receives its first U.S. News and World Report rankings: No. 36 among the Best Graduate Schools in Public Affairs.
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