Patrick Curry joined the School of Government as adjunct faculty for the MPA@UNC program in 2015. He has worked in the nonprofit sector in various roles for over eight years, primarily as a program evaluator and data analyst. His current full-time position entails program evaluation at a regional Smart Start partnership. His other specialties include program management in social service organizations, practical systems change, research implementation, development strategies, and strategic planning. Patrick holds a BS in political science from Appalachian State University and an MPA concentrating in nonprofit management and policy analysis from Indiana University.