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Kelly Crist

Manager of SPIA Faculty and Student Affairs

Kelly Crist is Manager of SPIA Faculty and Student Affairs. In this role, I support students in three of SPIA’s programs: the Masters in Public Administration Program, the Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Affairs program, and the Ph.D. in Planning, Governance and Globalization Programs. My primary aim in this role is to serve as a resource for students and provide guidance and assistance where necessary to move smoothly through our programs, from application to graduation. I also provide administrative support to the SPIA Director and the Center for Public Administration and Policy faculty.

Kelly received the College of Architecture, Arts, and Design Outstanding Administrative & Professional Faculty/Staff Award in 2022.