The Baker Center is committed to restoring faith in the core institutions of our society. We bring together current and emerging leaders to tackle social, political, and policy challenges and cultivate the skills of the next generation of leaders.
Peter Marra, a leading environment and conservation expert, has been named director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative, the Laudato Si’ Chair in Biology and the Environment and professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy.
The Latin American Policy Association (LAPA) at McCourt seeks to disseminate knowledge and awareness about Latin American issues and policies among the Georgetown community, in addition to advancing the interests of Latin American students in the McCourt School and in the larger D.C. community.
The McCourt School was proud to serve as a host site for the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition.
This year’s competition—a partnership between the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)—was called Host Nations: A Refugee Simulation.
This spring, the 5th annual Georgetown Public Policy Challenge tasked graduate students with developing innovative policy solutions to address local or regional issues in the Washington, D.C. area.
Graduate students from across disciplines on the Hilltop came together to present ideas for fixing local policy problems. Each team made a 10-minute presentation to to a panel of judges in the preliminary round, and five teams advanced to the finals, which took place on Friday, March 22nd.