• Professor Alice Rivlin Wins Rossi Award
    Professor Alice Rivlin Wins Rossi Award

    The Association of Public Policy and Management (APPAM) and the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy have announced McCourt School Visiting Professor Alice Rivlin, Ph.D., as among the three recipients of this year’s Peter H. Rossi Award for pioneering the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and for her unwavering commitment throughout her career to effective public policy.

  • President Obama
    Georgetown to Host Interview Series on Obama Presidency

    The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) at the McCourt School of Public Policy, will host a series of events from September through January 2017 centered on the political and policy record of Barack Obama’s presidency.

  • Amir H Jilani (MPP ’16)
    Winning McCourt Thesis Connects Party Affiliation and Employment Outcomes in India

    A faculty committee at the McCourt School of Public Policy this summer awarded its 2016 MPP Thesis Prize to recent graduate Amir H Jilani (MPP ’16) for his distinguished research into whether politician identity and party affiliation of legislators affects employment and welfare outcomes for minorities in India.

  • Baker Center for Leadership & Governance
    Baker Innovation Grant Supports Big, Bold Ideas

    In keeping with the Baker Center’s mission to cultivate the next generation of leaders, five students from the McCourt School will be selected as Baker Innovators and will be granted $20,000 in seed capital to support innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.

  • GU Politics Welcomes New Advisory Board Members
    GU Politics Welcomes New Advisory Board

    Top republican and democratic consultants, leading political journalists in traditional and new media, and eight Georgetown alumni and faculty round out the new Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) Advisory Board for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  •  Washington Center for Equitable Growth
    Professor Adriana Kugler to Research Unemployment Insurance Effects

    McCourt School professor Adriana Kugler will study the effect of unemployment insurance benefits on match quality and job mobility, thanks to a grant from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

  • East Africa Road Safety Project Gets $3 Million Grant
    East Africa Road Safety Project Gets $3 Million Grant

    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.

  • Hoyer Delivers Speech on Renewing Faith in Government
    Hoyer Delivers Speech on Renewing Faith in Government

    House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) delivered a speech on House Democrats’ vision for restoring faith in government.

  • Eight nonprofit leaders in the region receive Crimsonbridge Leadership Fund scholarships to attend a certificate program
    Nonprofit Leaders Receive Scholarship for McCourt School Program

    Eight nonprofit leaders in the region receive Crimsonbridge Leadership Fund scholarships to attend a certificate program

  • ​GPPR Debuts 'Post-Millennial' Spring Edition
    GPPR Debuts 'Post-Millennial' Spring Edition

    The student-led Georgetown Public Policy Review (GPPR) unveiled its 2016 Spring Edition, focusing on the vast array of policy challenges and opportunities facing millennials. The Spring Edition also marked the debut of GPPR's anticipated digital format.