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.
Brian J. McCabe, an Associate Professor in Georgetown’s Department of Sociology, partnered with Jennifer Heerwig, an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University, is using his MDI Seed Grant to conduct research on an innovative new campaign finance program - the Democracy Voucher program - in Seattle, Washington.
Ben Mindes (MPP ‘19) founded the Observe D.C. initiative to provide the first representative data about the quality of election administration in Washington, D.C. Observers piloted a sample-based election observation (SBO) effort during the D.C. general elections on November 6, 2018.