Mar 26, 2023  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Department of Public Policy and Administration

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Professors: L. El-Baradei
Associate Professor: H. Ali , Sh. Bhuiyan (Associate Dean of School of Global Affairs and Public Policy), G. Barsoum (Chair)
Assistant Professors: K. Abdelhalim, J. Bower-Bir, C. Kaye-Essien, A. Hodgkins, R. Helwa, A. Karini
Professors of the Practice: I. Awad, A. Erfan, K. Haggag, M. Shahin


The mission of the Public Policy and Administration Department is to support evidence-based policy-making, effective and efficient administration of government and non-profit organizations, and better public governance in Egypt and the Middle East by preparing professionals for careers in public service, conducting policy-relevant research, and promoting dialog on issues of public importance. The PPAD Department builds a culture of leadership and service among its graduates and is dedicated to making significant contributions to Egypt and the international community through public service in diverse institutional settings. Students interested in pursuing a career of public service or those interested in public policy and management are encouraged to explore PPAD’s course offerings, shown below. Seniors may also request enrollment in PPAD graduate courses.


The objective of the PPAD Department is to equip future leaders with the conceptual framework and the specific skills needed to be effective and innovative policy makers and administrators in various spheres of governance within governmental, regional, international and multinational institutions through structured course work, internship and research that explores public policy and administration challenges in the region and globally and their possible solutions.

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