AU Center for Governmental Services names 2006-07 Senior Fellow

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Center for Governmental Services, a unit within University Outreach, has named Caleb M. Clark its 2006-07 Senior Fellow.

Clark, an alumni professor of political science and program director for the Master of Public Administration, earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in political science. In an academic career spanning more than 30 years, he has authored or edited 17 books and published more than 300 publications. In the areas of teaching and research, Clark’s main interests include public policy, comparative politics and methodology.

In his capacity as senior fellow, Clark will serve as primary co-author of a book examining some of the governing and public policy issues affecting the citizens of Alabama.

Don-Terry Veal, director of the Center for Governmental Services, said the Senior Fellows program pays tribute to the meaningful contributions to government and related projects made by experienced practitioners, academicians and researchers.

“Our Fellows use their expertise to engage in research or funding opportunities that will improve public policy for the state of Alabama,” said Veal.

Requirements for Fellow status include extensive experience, prominence and recognized contributions in public affairs. Other considerations are academic qualifications in a public affairs discipline, reputation, contributions and achievements to public affairs nationally or internationally and demonstrated characteristics as a public affairs thinker, author or entrepreneur.

(Contributed by Don-Terry Veal.)

Contact: Don-Terry Veal, (334) 844-4781 (vealdon@auburn.edu), or
Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)