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Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research

WIPAR Director

  1. Dave Marcotte, Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Dave E. Marcotte is Professor in the Dept. of Public Administration and Policy and Director of the Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research. His recent research focuses on determinants of achievement in K-12 education; the importance of cost … More

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  1. Gloria Brienza, Grants Coordinator

    SPA - School of Public Affairs

    Gloria joined WIPAR in January 2016 and serves as the department’s grants coordinator. In this role, she is responsible for supporting and working closely with SPA faculty and staff as they prepare proposal narratives and budgets, as well as coordin… More

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  2. Kyle Graczyk

    As a senior undergraduate, Kyle provides assistance to WIPAR's Program Coordinator in the fields of grant writing, research matching, and event-planning services for AU's School of Public Affairs faculty. Specific responsibilities include creating Re… More

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  3. Rachel Trello

    Rachel joined WIPAR in the summer of 2013 and serves as the department's program coordinator. In this role, she is responsible for assisting faculty in their search for funding and promoting existing faculty research by hosting research related event… More

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    (202) 885-6454