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Professor Greg Lindsey Elected to National Academy of Public Administration

October 12, 2015
Greg Lindsey

Minneapolis, MN (11/11/15)—The board of directors and fellows of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) have elected Professor Greg Lindsey as a fellow-elect.  Lindsey is a professor in the Urban and Regional Planning area at the Humphrey School, and specializes in environmental planning, policy, and management. He will be formally inducted into NAPA, which addresses some of the most important and complex public governance issues of the nation, at the Academy's fall meeting on December 4.

As a part of the fellowship, Lindsey will participate in the Academy’s work by serving on academy boards and committees, panels, seminars, or special projects. Using his expertise in environmental planning and policy management, non-motorized and active transportation, and water resources, he will help advise government leaders in addressing management challenges.

"I'm honored to be elected to NAPA," says Professor Lindsey. "The NAPA membership includes many of our nation's most accomplished scholars and servants in public administration. It's very special to be recognized by one's peers and provided this unique opportunity to serve the nation."

The Academy is an independent, nonprofit, non-partisan organization chartered by Congress to provide expert advice to assist government leaders. The fellowship features more than 800 fellows who help the federal government address management challenges and in building more effective, efficient, accountable, and transparent organizations.

Lindsey joined the Humphrey School in 2008 as associate dean in 2008, served as interim dean in 2011, and served as executive associate dean until 2012. His current research involves non-motorized transportation systems, including bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and studies of relationships between the built environment and active transportation and physical activity. 

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