• Georgetown & RDC Leadership
    McCourt Opens Washington’s First Census Research Data Center

    Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy yesterday opened the first Research Data Center (RDC) in Washington, a joint project of the U.S. Census Bureau and the school’s Massive Data Institute.

  • Getting men back to work: Solutions from the right and left
    Getting Men Back to Work

    A myriad of causes are keeping more than seven million prime-age men out of work, raising wonder among economists and policy analysts about how to get them back into the workforce.

  • McCourt School Unveils​  Bipartisan Index
    McCourt School Unveils​ Bipartisan Index

    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 year's summit is co-hosted with McCourt E&E, a group of Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy graduate students focuse
    Sustainable Oceans Summit Hopes to Make Oceans 'Famous'

    This year's summit is co-hosted with McCourt E&E, a group of Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy graduate students focused on energy, environmental and climate change policy solutions headed by founder Will Hackman (G’18).

  • McCourt Team Named Top Finalist at National Invitational Public Policy Challenge
    McCourt Team Named Top Finalist at National Invitational Public Policy Challenge

    A team of three McCourt students was named a top finalist at the National Invitational Public Policy Challenge, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, after advancing to the last round of the annual competition that calls on students to provide innovative solutions to pressing policy challenges in the communities that they study.

  • GPPR Rolls Out Spring Edition, Tackles Issues of Disruption
    GPPR Rolls Out Spring Edition, Tackles Issues of Disruption

    That was the message – an equally cautionary and promising one – promoted by the Georgetown Public Policy Review (GPPR) to coincide with the launch of its Spring Edition.

  • McCourt Student Matt Van Deren’s Research Wins First Place in Sustainability Competition
    McCourt Student Matt Van Deren’s Research Wins First Place in Sustainability Competition

    Second-year McCourt student Matt Van Deren (MPP) has returned to the Hilltop from Augusta, Maine, having been awarded first place for the Graduate Student Poster Competition at the 2017 Maine Sustainability & Water Conference.

  • LEAD 2017 Ties Research to Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Youth
    LEAD 2017 Ties Research to Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Youth

    McCourt’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) hosted hundreds of researchers, advocates, and policy experts from across the country for the 2017 LEAD Conference focusing on bridging the divide between research, evidence-based practice and sound policy to improve the lives of youth.

  • Janet Reno Endowment at Georgetown
    Marian Wright Edelman Receives Inaugural Janet Reno Women’s Leadership Award

    The McCourt School of Public Policy conferred its first Janet Reno Women’s Leadership Award upon Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, during a ceremony at the school’s 2017 LEAD Conference.

  • Voting Rights Study Session
    Study Session Tackles Voting Rights in the Obama Era and Beyond

    During a study session on race and voting rights facilitated by McCourt Fellow Matthew Colangelo, guest speaker Julie Fernandes, who is Advocacy Director for Voting Rights and Democracy at Open Society Foundations, described how political power is at the heart of the policy debate surrounding voter access.