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SCHOOL OF PUBLIC & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS · THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
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Cover story by Charles S. Bullock, III
2 THE CITIZEN
elcome to the School of Public and International Affairs, as seen through the pages of The Citizen. As readers of our inaugural
issue last spring will recall, the title of this publication comes from our dual missions to prepare students for good citizenship and
to serve the citizens of Georgia, the nation and the world through our teaching, research and public service.
Excellence in teaching is one of SPIA's hallmarks. One of the main reasons our School has such robust undergraduate enrollments in
International Affairs and Political Science (fifth largest among the 15 schools and colleges of the University) is because of the quality of
our teachers. The student grapevine is very effective in communicating the message that some of the best teachers on campus are in these
departments. As a result, every semester there is a waiting list of students seeking admis-
sion to our classes. Alumni reading this message will probably be remembering a favorite
class or professor in our School.
Each year, the University recognizes four or five faculty members for their outstand-