Jacquelyn Richards is a first-year CIPA student who is concentrating her studies on Government, Politics and Policy Studies To find out more about Jacquelyn, you can read her bio here.
Interested in what our different concentrations have to offer? In this post in our series about CIPA concentrations, we hear from Ranissa Adityavarman. Ranissa is a first year CIPA fellow, CPAS Vice-President, and esteemed Rangel Fellow. Here, Ranissa tells us more about her academic interests in humanitarian action and national security, her professional work experience at home and abroad, and why her coursework in Government, Politics and Policy studies is relevant to her future work as foreign service officer.
All work and no play? Not at CIPA. This week, CIPA enjoyed a bit of a break with a 4-day long weekend. Many CIPAs, including Ranissa (class of 2018), took the time off for some much needed rest, fun activities, and extra time to finish up school work. From networking events to organizing panel discussions, and ski adventures to group meetings, Ranissa packed in an incredibly eventful weekend and was back in time for class on Wednesday. In her own words, Ranissa reflects on the week including the February break. (more…)
Dan Lamb is a member of CIPA’s teaching faculty. He spent two decades in government, serving as a U.S. congressional aide for 15 of those years. His experience also includes public transit management and public infrastructure consulting, and serving as an aid in the New York State Senate. He currently serves as the Deputy Supervisor for the Town of Dryden, New York. He draws on his professional and academic experiences for the courses he leads at CIPA including Politics, Policy and Political Management, which examines how contemporary politics impacts public policy; and Consulting for Nonprofit and Government Organizations, which is a part of CIPA’s Public Engagement program.
A future foreign service officer, CPAS Vice-President, and esteemed Rangel Fellow, Ranissa tells us more about her academic interests in humanitarian action and national security, her professional work experience at home and abroad, and why she chose to pursue her Masters in Public Administration at CIPA.