Congratulations to Dr. Majumdar who was awarded the Patricia Yearwood Award at the Section Leadership meeting of American Society for Public Administration in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Majumdar was presented the award by President Susan Gooden of Virginia Commonwealth University, for producing the best newsletter for the Section on Environment and Natural Resources Administration. A Ph.D. graduate of Rutgers University’s School of Public Affairs and Administration in Newark, New Jersey, Sarmistha Majumdar is an Assistant Professor in the Barbara Jordan- Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. She has also held positions at the University of Nebraska, Omaha; Sam Houston State and University of North Texas, Denton.
Dr. Majumdar has presented at several conferences, with her most recent titled, “Mobility Management in Livable Communities” at the 73rd National Conference of American Society for Public Administration and “Ushering in an Era of Environmental Friendly Vehicle”, presented at the Dupont Policy Conference of Policy Studies Organization. . Alongside her many publications she also serves as an Editorial Board member fo the Journal of Public Management and Social Policy. Her professional career outside of academia includes services as a member of the Society for Public Administrators, the Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society and policy Studies Organization.