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The Master of Public Administration degree prepares people for leadership roles in organizations that provide public services or have important interactions with public service organizations. The EWU MPA program's approach to this task is...
"reflective practice with a twist."
668 N Riverpoint Blvd, Suite A
Spokane, WA 99202
Carmen Apaza, Ph.D.Masters of Public Administration Program DirectorRiverpoint 327Phone: 509.828.1237Fax: 509.828.1275Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bachelors in law and Political Sciences - National University of San Marcos, Perú
- Specialization degree in International Trade Law and Customs - Perú and Japan
- Masters in Public Administration - Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University
- Ph.D. in Public Administration - School of Public Affairs, American University
AREAS OF COMPETENCE
- Public Sector Reforms and Development
- Law and Public Administration
- Public Administration Theory and Practice
- International Public Administration
- Public and International Affairs
- International Trade and Regulation
- Administrative Ethics, Corruption and Politics (Latin America)
- Comparative Public Administration
- Integrity and Accountability in Government
- Government Effectiveness
- Research Methods for Public Administration
- Public/Private Alliances
Dr. Apaza has extensive professional experience in public affairs at the national and international levels. At the national level, Dr. Apaza served seven years as high-ranking public official in the National Customs Service of Peru. At the international level, Dr. Apaza worked for five years for the Organization of American States (OAS). In her role as Principal Expert in Public Administration for the OAS, Dr. Apaza originally designed and implemented innovative government reform programs aiming to achieve better levels of effectiveness in government. She also designed an innovative mechanism for effective public management for the Inter-American region. Dr Apaza's international professional experience also includes many consultancies such as: assistance to the Office of the Public Service Commission of South Africa in developing an Integrity Barometer, design of a national trade development strategy for the Republic of the Fiji Islands, and assistance to the Andean Community in developing regional policies and mechanisms to prevent Customs fraud.
Since 1998, Dr. Apaza has nicely combined her professional career with teaching at higher education institutions. Her teaching experience includes Assistant Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (CUNY); Adjunct Faculty at the School of Public Affairs, American University (AU); and Professor at many universities in Peru.