In an agreement that demonstrates the McCourt School’s commitment to data-driven and global policy scholarship, Georgetown Provost and Executive Vice President Robert M. Groves and Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Director General Tjark Tjin-a-Tsoi, signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, February 6.
Established by Executive Order in 1977, the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) was created to attract outstanding citizen-scholars to Federal service. The program provides fellows with a two-year appointment, and a fast-paced opportunity to gain valuable experience.
The McCourt School, in partnership with the Edunomics Lab, is pleased to offer a Certificate in
Education Finance (CEF) - an interdisciplinary certification combining finance, economics and leadership with public policy and administration. The non-credit program will consist of 10 modules over a four-month period, beginning with a two-day, in-person intensive residency at Georgetown followed by bi-weekly modules, for a total of 40 contact hours.
The Lugar Center, led by former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar, and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University today jointly released their new Bipartisan Index rankings of all members of Congress, completing the picture of the 114th Congress (2015-2016). The non-partisan tool indicates the degree to which Senators and Representatives work across party lines.
This month, McCourt Professor Adriana Kugler and her colleagues published a new report with the Center for American Progress, reinforcing earlier findings that reproductive healthcare access increases economic opportunity for women.
McCourt student Will Hackman traveled to Bonn, Germany earlier this month to attend the United Nations climate conference, COP 23. Hackman, a second-year MPP candidate, is very passionate about energy and environmental policy. COP 23 is the third climate conference Hackman has attended with the support of Professor Joanna Lewis at Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.
Earlier this month, Professor Shay Bilchik, founder and director of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, joined a U.S. delegation to China to exchange ideas with Chinese Court officials on the operation of juvenile justice systems. He was formally invited by the People's Republic of China's Supreme Court and the Dui Hua Foundation.