Skip Navigation

Southern Oregon University

Traditionally, the academic field of Public Policy focused on domestic policy. However, the wave of economic globalization which occurred in the late 20th and early 21st centuries created a need for a subset of public policy that focuses on global governance, especially as it relates to issues that transcend national borders such as climate change, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and economic development.


[Professional Organizations by Discipline]


National Association for Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) -

The American Society for Public Administration -

International City/County Management Association -

American Political Science Association (APSA) -

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) -

National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) -

National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) -




[Professional Organizations by Discipline]

This Page Last Updated 6/24/2016

Due to the dynamic nature of the internet, this resource portal should not be considered exhaustive and some links may have become inactive. These links will be checked, updated and expanded as time and staffing permit. In the meantime, please email if you discover omissions or inaccuracies. Thank you for your assistance in maintaining this resource.