The McCourt School celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Master of Policy Management (MPM) program on Monday, November 17th. The event was held in Georgetown’s Riggs Library. McCourt students, faculty and MPM alumni were joined by U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Georgetown researchers a $3 million grant to expand a road safety intervention project in East Africa, where traffic accidents are a leading cause of death.
AMERICA CAN USE THE same innovation and ingenuity it has used to overcome other complex challenges to combat climate change without hurting the economy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said at Georgetown today.
The McCourt School and the World Bank Group/IMF Staff Georgetown University Alumni Association hosted a networking event for McCourt students.
The evening began with a panel discussion featuring two McCourt School alumni, Bryan Koo and Timothy Herzog, who spoke about their careers and work experiences at the World Bank.
Dr. Sood comes to the MDI from Sanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in Communication. He studies the role Americans’ partisan identities play in shaping how they judge politicians, and people who support the two main parties. In previous work on the topic, he has found that many partisans today hold negative stereotypes about supporters of the main opposing party.
A new nonpartisan center devoted to respectful policy dialogue and original research is being created within Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy, thanks to a $10 million gift from Patricia and Jon M. Baker Sr. (C’64).
“The MDI is thrilled to support this research in four critical areas of health and health care,” said McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery. “We hope this initial support sets the foundation for these important interdisciplinary projects.”
Dr Hannaway is an organizational sociologist whose work focuses on the effects of education reforms on student outcomes and school policies and practices. Her recent research is heavily focused on the effects of various education accountability policies and issues associated with teacher labor markets.
George Akerlof, a 2001 Nobel Prize-winner in economic sciences and senior resident scholar at the International Monetary Fund, will join the faculty of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy this November.