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McCourt Rises in Latest U.S. News Ranking

McCourt Rises in Latest U.S. News Ranking

March 20, 2018

Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy ranked 23rd in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Public Affairs Schools Ranking, which provide one rating of the academic quality of the 282 schools of public affairs and public administration in the U.S. The U.S. News Public Affairs rankings is based solely on a peer assessment survey. The McCourt School score of 3.6 remained unchanged from the 2016 ranking..

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McCourt News Items

  • Radin Pens Book on Life and Career from Midwest to Washington
    Radin Pens Book on Life and Career from Midwest to Washington

    McCourt School Adjunct Professor Beryl Radin, a distinguished expert on public management, has released her newest book, “Leaving South Dakota: A Memoir of a Jewish Feminist Academic”, which tells the story of her experience growing up as a first generation Jewish American in the Midwest to her career as a successful academic and professor in and out of Washington D.C.

  • Students’ Celebration Marks Final Weeks Until Graduation
    Students’ Celebration Marks Final Weeks Until Graduation

    With exactly 100 days remaining until the 2017 McCourt Commencement Ceremony, the Georgetown Public Policy Student Association (GPPSA) hosted an event celebrating the final stretch of the last semester for graduating policy students.

  • General David Perkins Discusses Leadership at McCourt
    General David Perkins Discusses Leadership at McCourt

    The Joint Chiefs of Staff Fellows at the McCourt School of Public Policy welcomed attendees to their leadership seminar "Leadership For The Future" with General David Perkins, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner
    Students Connect With Leading Policy Advocate Over Dinner

    The McCourt School resumed its Policy Dinner series with its first of the year featuring Tamera Luzzatto, Senior Vice President of Government Relations at The Pew Charitable Trusts.

  • Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge
    Job Training Program Wins Annual Public Policy Challenge

    A proposal by four McCourt students to pilot a skills-based job training program at public libraries in the District of Columbia was selected by a faculty panel as the winner of the third annual Public Policy Challenge.

  • McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery
    Dean Montgomery Joins Board of Anti-Poverty Organization

    McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery has joined the board of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty organization that works to advance policy solutions for low-income people, the organization recently announced.

  • Baker Forum Explores the Future of Prosperity
    Baker Forum Explores the Future of Prosperity

    Leaders from business, government, academia, and the nonprofit world gathered at the inaugural Baker Forum, The Future of Prosperity, to discuss the pace of technological change and what it means for our economy and the future of prosperity.

  • Baker Center Introduces Innovation Grant Winners
    Baker Center Introduces Innovation Grant Winners

    The Baker Center for Leadership & Governance, a major center at Georgetown within the Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School of Public Policy, announced five students as recipients of the Baker Innovation Grant (BIG) to support the development of their ideas to solve pressing global policy challenges.

  • PMF
    Strong Showing By McCourt in 2017 PMF Program

    The McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to announce that five of its students, four of them current and one recent alum, have been chosen as finalists for the prestigious and highly-selective Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program.

  • Paasha Mahdavi, an assistant professor at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy
    China Makes Progress, U.S., Other Countries Fail to Discourage Fossil Fuels

    The average tax on gasoline throughout the world is declining, meaning that governments are collectively failing to discourage fossil fuel consumption, according to a new study by Georgetown and UCLA professors.