Evans, Angela | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
Education
  • M.A. in Experimental Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • B.A., Canisius College
Teaching Areas
  • Policy Process and Institutions
  • Finance, Management and Leadership (including non-profits)

Angela Evans became dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs in 2016. She joined the LBJ School as a clinical professor of the practice of public policy after serving for 40 years in public service to the U.S. Congress. During the last 13 of these years, she was the deputy director of the Congressional Research Service, leading major organizational changes that enhanced the research capacity of the service and improved the effectiveness of critical operations. Among her achievements were the creation of unique management positions to lead the service’s research and analysis, the development and implementation of an agency-wide research agenda directly aligned with the legislative deliberations of Congress, the introduction of performance standards to evaluate the success of the service, the development of a performance assessment system for service staffers, and the creation of the first federally funded succession plan to address the potential retirement of a large cohort of the workforce. Professor Evans has been the recipient of research awards including grants from the Policy Research Institute, the National Science Foundation and the Dirksen Congressional Center. She has been honored with the Texas Exes Teaching Award and the LBJ School accolades of Most Valuable Class, Most Helpful Professor to Students and Best New Professor.

Media Expertise
  • Public Management
  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Performance management
  • Politics
  • Public Administration & Management

Newsworthy

NewsOctober 9, 2017
LBJ School and Federal Reserve Convene Workforce, Economic Experts at National Conference

The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Federal Reserve, featuring all 12 of the Federal Reserve System's regional banks and the Board of Governors, convened the Investing in America's Workforce national conference to generate conversation about how to leverage community resources, policy and social investments to build connections between businesses and workers.

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NewsOctober 2, 2017
Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series Brings High-Level Visitors to LBJ School

U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D–MD), Texas State Senator Kirk Watson (D–Austin) and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins visited the LBJ School of Public Affairs as featured speakers in the Dean’s Distinguished Leaders Series.

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NewsMarch 20, 2017
Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, receives honor for contributions to scholarship and policy

Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, is the recipient of the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) Paul P. Van Riper Award for Excellence and Service.

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