The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University is a top-ranked public policy school located in the center of the policy world in Washington, D.C.

Our mission is to teach our students to help design, analyze, and implement smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world. The McCourt School flagship degree is the Master in Public Policy. McCourt also offers a Master in International Development Policy, a Master of Science in Data Science for Public Policy, a Master in Policy Management, an Executive Master in Policy Leadership, as well as other dual degree and executive programs.

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McCourt School News

  • 28 GEORGETOWN ALUMNI SERVING IN THE 116TH CONGRESS
    28 Georgetown Alumni Serving in the 116th Congress

    More than two dozen Georgetown alumni were sworn into the 116th Congress Jan. 3, continuing Georgetown’s long legacy of alumni serving the public. A total of 28 alumni, who represent 21 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands, will take the oath of office in the U.S. House of Representatives (21) and Senate (7).

  • McCourt Faculty Named to AEI’s Edu-Scholar Influence Rankings

    Congratulations to McCourt professor Nora E. Gordon and McCourt affiliated professor Jane Hannaway, who have both been named to the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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    MDI’s Laila Wahedi Wins Data Challenge on Russian Trolls

    Dr. Laila Wahedi, MDI’s Postdoc Fellow, won an award for her work on Russian trolls at the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) North American Social Network (NASN) Conference held in Washington, DC on November 27-30.

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    Large-scale Climate Data Workshops

    Last month, the Massive Data Institute (MDI) completed its Data Workshop series that was offered throughout the fall semester. In collaborating with the Georgetown Environment Initiative (GEI), MDI put together a two-part series titled “Large Scale Analysis of Climate and Land Cover Data,” to explore climate and land cover data.

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