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.
George Akerlof's book, "Phishing for Phools," co-authored with Yale University's Robert Shiller, was published in September 2015 by Princeton University. This book gives new understanding of morality in markets, and also for the appropriate roles of the public and the private sector.
McCourt School Professor Sheila Foster, along with her colleagues at Fordham University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Arizona, were recently awarded a $1 million grant by the National Science Foundation's Smart and Connected Communities division.
Twenty-five years after his historic election to the presidency, and nearly fifty years after his graduation from the University, the Georgetown community will gather for a series of events examining the vision that drove the campaign and presidency of President William J. Clinton (SFS’ 68).
The triple threat of low grades, gender composition of a major, and gender stereotypes are what compel undergraduate women to switch from a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) major to another field, according to a new Georgetown study.
Analytics students have teamed up with McCourt School of Public Policy students to win the2017 Deloitte Foundation Data Analytics Fellowship. Tiankai Guo, Ruhan Wang (both MS Analytics), Andre Lee (Master in International Development Policy), and Tommie Thompson (Master in Public Policy) met while participating in the Deloitte Core Consulting Series.
In their new book, Making College Work, McCourt Professor Harry Holzer and co-author Sandy Baum of the Urban Institute explore practical solutions for improving higher education opportunities for disadvantaged students.
FutureEd, a nonpartisan think tank at the McCourt School of Public Policy, pored through the 51 plans submitted to the U.S. Education Department, and found that more than two thirds of states are using some form of student absenteeism in their accountability rubrics.