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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.