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Alumnus Jayson Browder Discusses His New Endeavor, Veterans4Diplomacy

Alumnus Jayson Browder Discusses His New Endeavor, Veterans4Diplomacy

NYU Wagner alumnus Jayson Browder (Global Executive MPA, 2015) was a recent guest interviewee at Carnegie New Leaders, a membership program for young professionals from a range of fields who wish to engage in a dialogue on ethics and international affairs.

A Presidential Management Fellow at The White House, Jayson discussed Veterans4Diplomacy (V4D), his new venture to help student veterans to develop into the next generation of American foreign policy leaders. The inaugural V4D class (2015) is made up of seven graduate and seven undergraduate students with an average combined GPA of 3.7. They represent nine universities, come from four branches of service, and have earned a total of 34 commendation medals, including Bronze Stars, Purple Hearts, and Joint Service Medals.

Jayson previously served as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Turkey assigned as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador to the province of Bayburt with the goal of promoting cross-cultural awareness. Additionally, he worked as an adjunct academic faculty member, providing research on the Syrian conflict, Turkish and Iranian relations, and U.S. foreign policy at Bayburt University.

Before leaving for the Fulbright, Jayson was a Military Advisor to U.S. Congressman Beto O'Rourke and an Adjunct Junior Fellow at the American Security Project. His analysis on national security and foreign policy issues has been published in numerous media and think tank organizations such as the Carnegie Council, Asia Times, NPR, Foreign Policy Journal, Partnership for a Secure America, and Truman National Security Project. He proudly served in the United States Air Force.

Alumnus Wins National Public Service Award

Alumnus Wins National Public Service Award

NYU Wagner alumnus David Smith (MPA, '76) has won a prestigious 2008 National Public Service Award from the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) and the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) for excellence in public service at all levels of government. Smith is the County Administrator, Maricopa County, Arizona.

ASPA and NAPA established the National Public Service Awards in 1983 to honor individuals whose accomplishments are models of sustained public service within and outside the work environment.

 

An Exercise in Hard Budget Choices

An Exercise in Hard Budget Choices

NYU�s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget in Washington D.C. invite you to match wits with fellow students and Washington officials to come up with a plan to balance the federal budget.

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