ABOUT THE DEAN

Dean Theophilus Herrington

Welcome to the Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs (@bjmlspa). We offer you an excellent opportunity to learn about the Administration of Justice, Political Science, Public Affairs and Administration, and Urban Planning and Environmental Policy. At the BJ-ML School of Public Affairs, the Community is our Classroom. Our approach to teaching is exciting, innovative, bold, profound, and even provocative. I look forward to working with faculty, staff, students, and our community stakeholders in the continuation of building an academic enterprise that stands in the midst of great change, adapting and providing our constituents meaningful academic opportunities.

Faculty
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Welcome Address

Welcome to the Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs (@bjmlspa). We offer you an excellent opportunity to learn about the Administration of Justice, Political Science, Public Affairs and Administration, and Urban Planning and Environmental Policy. At the BJ-ML School of Public Affairs, the Community is our Classroom.

 

Dr. Theophilus Herrington
Dean, BJ – ML School of Public Affairs

DEPARTMENTS

Administration Of Justice

The mission of the Department of Administration of Justice undergraduate program is to educate students for careers and community service within a diverse urban environment through the development of specialized knowledge and skills needed for effective public service. The Department strives to prepare students not only with facts and concepts, but also, more importantly, to think critically and ethically….

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Political Science

The mission of the Department of Political Science is to develop general competencies in students that will allow them to continue their education in either graduate or professional schools upon completion of their undergraduate studies. Political Science courses are designed to stimulate students to be better citizens through an understanding of the working of the American and other….

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Urban Planning and Env. Policy

The mission of our program is to train policy-oriented planners and environmental policy analysts for leadership positions in planning and environmental policy-related organizations, with special emphasis on issues of significance to the communities and regions of the Southwest. The goal of the program is to equip future professionals with analytical and policy formulation skills that will enable….

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