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Intergovernmental Relations

Guide for the graduate class with Professor Faria

Writing Advice from a Pro

How to Write a Strong Term Paper

This PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Michael Gershowitz explains how to focus and construct an excellent piece of writing for public administration classes.  Dr. Gershowitz is a professor of public administration, a successful grant writer, and a former journalist.

APA Format in Word Files

Microsoft Word has templates to help you prepare papers in APA format.

Here is a set of slides to help you set up APA in Word 2007:

Here are the directions for the APA 6th template in Word 2013:

Here are the directions for the APA template in Word 2003 or later:


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