Allyson Davis, Executive MPA '12

Growing up in Philadelphia—the birthplace of democracy—cultivated my passion for history, government and public service.  As a student in the Philadelphia public schools, I saw firsthand the challenging conditions, the racial tensions, and the other...

Andrew Biros (CAS ‘10, GSE ’12) has been highlighted by Penn News for his efforts to teach the importance of problem solving at University City High School. Biros worked closely with the Fels Institute of Government, contributing to the first “...

The Penn Project for Civic Engagement (PPCE), directed by Fels Senior Consultant Harris Sokoloff, has just produced a report on its efforts to engage the...

By Tess Mullen, Associate Consultant (MPA '13)

I have always been intrigued by how the private and public sectors can join together to enhance the public good.  In my pre-Fels life a press secretary on Capitol Hill, I...

Team Members:

William Moen Jr. - MPA, Fels Institute of Government

Lee Every – MPA, Fels Institute of Government

Marissa Prianti - MPA, Fels Institute of Government

Thomas Molieri - MPA, Fels Institute of Government

Jason Riley - MPA, Fels...

The following Fels courses will satisfy the finance elective requirement for the MPA program.

GAFL 515 The Business of Public Finance Investment Banking
Spring

The purpose of the course...

On February 2, 2012 the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania (Fels) held the first event in its Practically Speaking series, Transportation in a Time of Political Gridlock.  With America’s infrastructure at a crossroads and government in gridlock...

In a recent blog entry, Janna Frieman, a Master’s of Science in Social Policy candidate at the School of Social Policy & Practice, shared her thoughts on the Public Policy Challenge (PPC). Janna highlighted how Penn...

Undergrad: Rosemont College

Previous Work Experience: Until August 2012, I was a Community Manager for the Arthritis Foundation. In this role, I focused on special event fundraising, community...

Pita Lacenski’s (MPA ’12) work as the Community Planning Project Director for Esperanza, Inc. was recently highlighted in a ...

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