Hobby School of Public Affairs
3623 Cullen Blvd Room 306
Houston, Texas 77204-5021
Executive Director: Dr. Jim Granato
Director of Graduates Studies: Dr. Alan Witt
The foundation of the Hobby School of Public Affairs is built upon interdisciplinary expertise and community visibility. The Hobby School offers a Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree as well as a joint MPP/MSW (Master of Social Work). The Hobby School’s research component is found within the Center for Public Policy, including programs and initiatives such as
- the Survey Research Institute,
- the Concept Visualization Lab,
- the EITM Summer Institute, and
- the Civitas Project.
Public service and community engagement are also a vital component of the Hobby School as evidenced through Hobby Fellows, Leland Fellows, the Civic Houston Internship Program, the nationally-accredited Certified Public Manager program, the Civic Engagement Boot Camp, and various public events such as conferences, luncheons and volunteer projects.