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A major or minor in Public Policy will give you the skills you need to make lasting, positive impact in the world.

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Analyze policy and use data to drive progress.

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Carry out sophisticated policy research and pursue meaningful careers in academia, government agencies, and beyond.

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Seminar: Dr. Annelise Russell

Tweeting Scared: Congressional Crisis Communication and Constrained Capacity Congress isn’t a stranger to crises, political or otherwise. Lawmakers have overseen wars, managed recessions, responded to a global pandemic, and experienced the horrors of an insurrection. But as The New Yorker described it recently, many of the crises Congress faces today are self-imposed and a function of how the institution operates. This book considers how the staff and professionals that drive the daily operations of Congress have adapted to meet the rapid pace of news and information.

Seminar: Dr. Jiahuan Lu

Jiahuan Lu, Rutgers University-Newark How Do Nonprofits Manage Profits? Preliminary Evidence from Nonprofit Hospitals  

MPA Alum Wesley Whistle named Special Assistant in the Department of Education

Congratulations to MPA alum, Wesley Whistle, on his new job as the Special Assistant for the Office of the Under Secretary of the Department of Education.  He is excited to work for the Biden-Harris Administration and to represent the Martin School!

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