Meet our New Director

Dr. Ron Zimmer, the new Director of the Martin School, was featured in an installment of "UK at the Half," which is aired at halftime during the radio broadcasts of UK football and basketball games. You can listen here!

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Where Do Our Grads Work?

The MPA/MPP class of 2016 is writing their next chapters in diverse organizations across the world.

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Ford Lecture featuring Senator Tom Daschle

Watch the full recording of the second annual Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Lecture, featuring Senator Tom Daschle and an expert panel.


Dr. Toma has been named a co-principal investigator for the new Kentucky Research Data Center, which will open in Spring 2017 through the Gatton School. The KRDC is a collaboration between the U.S. Census Bureau, UK, and several other public institutions in the region, including the University of Louisville and Indiana University.

Ben Childress, an undergraduate Chellgren Fellow, worked with Dr. Toma to create a model that would answer the question, "If Kentucky had charter schools, where would they be and how many would we have?" Listen to the podcast to hear about Ben's experiences in his own words!

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As the 2016 Dinstinguished Kentucky Economist, she will deliver a keynote message at the Kentucky Economic Association's 2016 Annual Conference. Congratulations, Dr. Toma!

Taxes, taxes, taxes! Learn more about what Dr. David Agrawal, an Assistant Professor of Economics both at the Martin School and in the Department of Economics, is passionate about.

We are excited to kick off our faculty spotlight series by featuring Dr. Becky Bromley-Trujillo! Hailing from Texas, she joined our faculty the fall of 2011. We sat down with Dr. Bromley-Trujillo to talk about her interests.