|School of Public Administration, Social Work and Criminal Justice Faculty|
||GASHAW W. LAKE |
Professor/Dean, College of Professional Studies (1986); B.A., Saginaw Valley State College; M.P.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.
Office: 424 Hathaway Hall
Dr. Lake began his teaching career at Langston University in Oklahoma and joined Kentucky State University in 1986 as an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Administration. His teaching interests focus on Graduate courses in the School of Public Administration. His specialization is in Comparative Development Administration. He has served on the Faculty Senate, Presidential Search Committee, and various University committees.
Dr. Lake also serves on the Board of Directors for the Christian Coalition in Frankfort and Board of Directors for Franklin County Chapter of the Red Cross. Dr. Lake is the recipient of the 1998-99 Ethiopian Human Rights Award and is declared Grand Officer of the Imperial Order of the Ethiopian Lion for his outstanding work to improve the state of human rights and national unity of Ethiopia. It is the highest award given in Ethiopia. He is a 2003 nominee for the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
Dr. Lake is a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education, and the Kentucky Association of Caribbean Studies.