The George Washington University Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Interim Dean Paul Wahlbeck announced Monday that Mary Tschirhart will serve as the director of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration beginning August 1.
"I look forward to working with Dr. Tschirhart to build upon the Trachtenberg School's strong foundation and advance its academic programs and research," Dr. Wahlbeck said.
She will take over as director following Kathryn Newcomer, who will return to full-time teaching and scholarship after guiding the school to its status as one of the leading public affairs schools in the country.
Dr. Tschirhart said she was initially attracted to the Trachtenberg School because of the diversity of degrees offered and breadth of research topics covered by the faculty. She said that she is "looking forward to connecting with students, faculty, staff, alumni, nonprofit directors and public sector leaders."
"The strength of the staff and faculty is amazing-not just the expertise but also the passion, dedication and true commitment to the mission of the school," she said. "There is a great diversity in interests, experiences and backgrounds, and I look forward to being part of this community."
She is the past president of the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action and serves on the editorial boards for several academic journals. She has more than sixty publications including the books "Artful Leadership" and "Managing Nonprofit Organizations."
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_____________________________________________________Sanjay K. Pandey, PhDShapiro Professor of Public Policy and Public AdministrationTrachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public AdministrationGeorge Washington University805 21st St NW, Room 601RWashington, DC 20052Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.comPhone: (202) 994-1084Facsimile: (202) 994-6792http://tspppa.gwu.edu/sanjay-k-pandey