PUAD 930. Research Seminar in Public Administration and Democracy. 3 Hours.
This course focuses on the democratic context of public administration. Topics could include how democracy shapes the practice of public administration; the functioning of public administration in a constitutional democracy; issues relating to control and discretion of public administrators; citizenship and representative bureaucracy; theories of bureaucratic values such as equity, justice and efficiency, ethics and accountability; theories of institutions. SEM.
The doctoral program in the KU School of Public Affairs and Administration provides advanced graduate education in theory and research to prepare students for academic and research careers in public administration and urban planning, as well as professional careers in advanced practice of public administration. Students in the program typically gain teaching experience, research experience on faculty research projects, and commonly co-author articles with members of the faculty.
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