PUAD-696
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.


PUAD-696
D01
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Qualitative and Survey Research

This course prepares students to understand the steps involved in data collection and analysis of data gathered through surveys and qualitative research, such as interviewing, ethnography, focus groups, archival research, and participant observation. Analysis strategies, methodological debates, ethical issues and considerations for cross-cultural studies are addressed.


PUAD-696
001
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
FALL 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Housing Policy

This course gives students a comprehensive overview of U.S. affordable housing policy since the 1930s. Emphasis is given to federal initiatives and systems focused on financing, building, and maintaining affordable housing units across the country. Topics covered include public housing, urban renewal, vouchers (and other mobility programs), public housing demolition, HOPE VI developments, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, subprime lending, and various mechanisms of housing finance.


PUAD-696
001
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Development, Politics, and Policy in Washington, D.C.

This course is designed to give students an overview of neighborhood development, politics, and policy in the nation's capital. In this class students explore the history of planning and development in Washington, D.C. from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, from the 1791 L'Enfant Plan to the 2005 Duke Ellington U Street Plan. The course focuses heavily on how race and politics, both local and federal, have shaped the contours of D.C.'s physical and social landscape.