Distinguished Alumni Award

He previously held the position of Pasqual Maragall Chair Visiting Professor at the University of Barcelona’s Department of Economic Policy and a visiting assistant professor position at SPEA.

Brown, a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, conducts extensive research on public-private partnerships, government contracting, and democracy and democratic transitions, and also works with local, state, federal, and foreign governments and public organizations to improve organizational and managerial performance. He has served as the U.S. project manager and associate project executive for the Parliamentary Development Project, a U.S. AID-funded organization that provided technical assistance to the Ukrainian parliament from 1994-2013.

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Undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral alumni are eligible for this award—the most honorable alumni distinction bestowed by SPEA. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis. Award winners are annually selected in early spring.

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