Research & Consulting

Monday, September 12, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fels welcomes Eric Rabe, a senior advisor with Fels Research & Consulting, for a candid conversation on his experience as a crisis manager leading the Verizon communications response team after the 9/11 attacks destroyed much of the Verizon telecommunications infrastructure in lower Manhattan. The program will take place at 12:00pm, September 12, 2011, in the Seminar Room.  Pizza and...
Fall 2011
Kristin McElroy is a second-year, full-time MPA student at the University of Pennsylvania, and joined the Fels Research & Consulting group in May. She is looking forward to drawing on her past professional experience as a trainer, project manager, and consultant for various government agencies within New York City to contribute to furthering the mission and goals of the R&C team. Since...
Lauren Hansen-Flaschen is a second-year Executive student at Fels. Having just joined the Research & Consulting team this May, she is excited about the opportunity to translate classroom lessons into “real-world” issues while connecting with new people and local organizations. Outside of work and school, she also runs her own photography business and is involved with a neighborhood effort to...
Christina Tierno is a second-year, dual-degree student pursuing her Master’s in Public Administration and Environmental Studies at Penn. Christina joined Fels Research & Consulting in March and is excited to able to work on meaningful projects that draw on the concepts she’s learned throughout her program. Christina came to Penn after spending several years working for an environmental...
The Public Policy Challenge is a campus-wide student competition at Penn. Each interdisciplinary team chose its own issue area and has developed a policy proposal and a political strategy for change in the Philadelphia region. Over 100 students started competing last fall, and the five remaining teams will present their plans at the Finals on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the Center for...
The Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of five senior consultants to the Fels Research & Consulting Group. This cadre of seasoned professionals will lead teams of Fels graduate students on contracted consulting projects in state and local government, as well as the nonprofit sector. The senior consultants have deep experience in...
Amid the rapid economic restructuring in the autumn of 2008, Fels worked with Washington’s leading advocate for fiscal responsibility, the Concord Coalition, to support the pedagogical innovation of Dr. Don Kettl and the Concord Coalition.  Guided by Dr. Kettl, Penn undergraduates took on the financial meltdown by forming an advocacy group and launching a guerilla marketing campaign to...
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