Public management & finance

This field looks at the effectiveness, efficiency, and equity of government management and leadership, providing valuable insights into making government work better for everyone. Notable areas of the School of Public Affairs faculty expertise include local government, budget and finance, disaster and emergency management, healthy and sustainable communities, and social equity and representation in government. Our alumni serve in government positions across Colorado, the nation, and the world.

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  • School of Public Affairs hosts “Women in Leadership: A View from Governmental Agencies”

    Dec 18, 2019 by Emma Martz
    The University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs hosted a First Friday Breakfast on December 6th, featuring an all-female panel of leaders within government agencies. Panelists included: Jennifer Hoffman, City Manager of the City and County of Broomfield; Angela Belden Martinez, Regional Director of the US Economic Development Administration; Patty Salazar, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA); and Dionne Williams, Executive Director of the Office of Children’s Affairs for the City and County of Denver. The panel was moderated by Dr. Sebawit Bishu, who is an assistant professor at the CU Denver School of Public Affairs and a research fellow for the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School.
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