• Scholars
    Meet our 2016 Scholars

    The McCourt School welcomes five distinguished future policymakers who received full scholarships for their distinct backgrounds.

  • Political Commentators Weigh In on Faith and the 2016 Election
    Political Commentators Weigh In on Faith and the 2016 Election

    The 2016 election shows that America may be as divided as it was in the 1850s, Washington Post columnist and McCourt School professor E.J. Dionne said at Georgetown.

  • HHS Secretary Says Affordable Care Act May Need Policy Changes
    HHS Secretary Says Affordable Care Act May Need Policy Changes

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell talks about the progress associated with the Affordable Care Act during Georgetown's The Exit Interview series but says some changes may make it stronger for users.

  • Harry J Holzer - John LaFarge Jr. SJ Professor of Public Policy
    Harry J. Holzer Named John LaFarge Jr. S.J. Chair

    A leading expert on the challenges facing low-wage workers, Dr. Holzer has written or edited 12 books and numerous journal articles with special focus on the experiences of minorities in the labor market.

  • U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch
    Lynch Talks Criminal, Social Justice During 'Exit Interview' Series

    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch talked to members of the university community about criminal and social justice yesterday during a conversation series focusing on the political and policy issues that have shaped the nation during the Obama Administration.

  • D4SG
    Georgetown Effort Advises Next Administration on Driving Government Innovation

    Nearly 300 scholars and leaders from across the public, private, nonprofit and philanthropic sectors gathered at Georgetown on to explore how the next presidential administration can institutionalize innovation in federal policymaking.

  • Justice Department, FBI, DEA Heads Speak at Opioid Addiction Event
    Justice Department, FBI, DEA Heads Speak at Opioid Addiction Event

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch, FBI Director James Comey and Chuck Rosenberg, acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), spoke at Georgetown last night during a screening of the documentary Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict.

  • Labor Secretary Perez Lecture Calls for Diversity and Shared Prosperity
    Labor Secretary Perez Lecture Calls for Diversity and Shared Prosperity

    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez made an impassioned appeal to Georgetown students last night to help ensure an inclusive and prosperous economy and society for all Americans.

  • Immigrant father and child
    Immigrants to America Become Less Healthy Over Time, Professor Says

    The longer immigrants stay in America, the less healthy they become, according to a recently published study in Economics and Human Biology by McCourt School of Public Policy Adriana Kugler and a colleague from Dalhousie university.

  • Susan Rice Speaks on Foreign Policy
    Susan Rice Speaks on Foreign Policy

    Rice’s talk was the first of a six-part series, sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics), that is designed to explore policy successes and challenges in the current administration and give advice to the next president.