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

NewsDecember 15, 2017
LBJ School Semester in Review: Fall 2017

The LBJ School students’ visit with former Vice President Joe Biden made the cover of The Daily Texan’s Semester in Review. Here are some more highlights from a great semester at the LBJ School.

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NewsDecember 11, 2017
LBJ School, Texas Secretary of State Host Consular Roundtable Meetings to Foster Intellectual Exchange

The LBJ School, in partnership with Texas Secretary of State Roland Pablos and The University of Texas at Austin, hosted the first in a series of Consular Roundtable Meetings, which bring together consular officials from across Texas and aim to assist the foreign diplomatic corps in developing and maintaining relationships with Texas state government, academic institutions and other stakeholders

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NewsOctober 24, 2017
LBJ School Hosts Rob Reiner, Woody Harrelson for Advance LBJ Movie Screening

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin hosted an advance screening of the major motion picture LBJ, out in theatres on Nov. 3, with special guests Rob Reiner, the film’s director, and Woody Harrelson, the actor who plays Lyndon B. Johnson. The day's events included a student question-and-answer session with Reiner and Harrelson as well as a post-screening discussion panel moderated by the Honorable Julián Castro.

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