Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin to teach at University of Texas

By admin on May 26, 2013 in LBJ school--University of Texas Austin, Media
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By Jeremiah McWilliams

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Shirley Franklin, who served two terms as mayor of Atlanta, has joined the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas as the Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor in Ethics and Political Values.

Franklin will teach in the areas of ethics and political values, city government, sustainable urban development and the role of women in politics. The school said Tuesday that Franklin will be instrumental in the creation of a new urban management program while participating in lectures on public issues and helping to encourage students from under-represented communities to choose careers in public service.