Kaye Husbands Fealing Elected NAPA Fellow; Keynotes AAAS Fellowship Program

Posted September 18, 2019

By Paul DeMerritt, Ivan Allen College Communications

The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) recently announced that Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy Chair Kaye Husbands Fealing was among 51 leaders in the field of public administration to be selected for the 2019 Class of Academy Fellows.

Husbands Fealing and the other 2019 Fellows will be inducted during NAPA’s annual Academy Fall Meeting, which will take place from November 7 to 8 in Arlington, Virginia.

“I am very pleased to welcome our 2019 class of Fellows,” said Academy President and CEO Terry Gerton. “Our Fellows are nationally recognized for their expertise and contributions to the field of public administration and this year’s incoming class is no exception. They are an outstanding group that will enrich our Fellowship, especially as we unveil the Grand Challenges in Public Administration and collaborate across the field to find solutions.”

Husbands Fealing recently gave the keynote address for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowship Program on September 12. Drawing on her experience as a AAAS Fellow and Executive Board Member, she encouraged attendees to ensure that passion and courage always drive their work.

In addition to her NAPA and AAAS appointments, Husbands Fealing has received honors and holds positions at a number of policy-focused government agencies, nonprofits, and adademic institutions. She currently serves on the National Science Foundation’s Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering, the National Institutes of Health’s National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council, the National Academies panels on Review of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs at the Department of Energy, the National Academies panel on Reengineering the Census Bureau’s Annual Economic Surveys, and the Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance.

She is a board member for the Center for Organization Research and Design at Arizona State University, and for the Society for Economic Measurement. At Georgia Tech, she also serves on the Institute for Data Engineering and Science Council, and the Intellectual Property Advisory Board.

The School of Public Policy is a unit of Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

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