Peniel Joseph, renowned scholar, teacher and a leading public voice on race issues has received a joint professorship appointment at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the History Department in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Briscoe Center has acquired the archive of award-winning filmmaker Paul Stekler, LBJ School professor and Department Chair of the Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin. Stekler's documentaries have been broadcast across PBS stations frequently over the last three decades.
One of the country’s foremost child and family policy researchers, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, Associate Professor and director of the Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named director of the LBJ School’s Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP).
The Honorable Julián Castro, HUD Secretary, commemorated the department's 50th Anniversary with a full-day of activities at the LBJ School. Secretary Castro delivered a keynote speech following the LBJ School’s 2015 Reimagining Cities Conference and participated in a Q&A with LBJ School students. The conference, introduced by Austin Mayor Steve Adler, featured two panels of experts discussing affordable housing and purpose built communities.