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Angel Hsu’s Research on CBS17

July 17, 2024

Angel Hsu, Associate Professor of Public Policy, was featured on CBS17 to discuss her research on temperature trends in Durham.   Learn more here!

Iheoma Iruka on PBS: State Lines

July 15, 2024

Iheoma Iruka, Research Professor of Public Policy, joined PBS NC’s David Hurst alongside Candace Witherspoon (NC DHHS) and Anna Gassman-Pines (Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy) to discuss the “childcare cliff” in North Carolina and it’s future impact on communities. … Read more

PLCY Associate Chair Quoted in The Financial Times

June 10, 2024

Dr. Doug MacKay, Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Public Policy, was recently quoted in an article in The Financial Times on the ethics of experiments in economics.   Read the article here!  

Former PhD Student Accepts Assistant Professor Position

June 4, 2024

Kate Saylor has accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioethics and Decision Sciences at Geisinger College of Health Sciences! Kate received her PhD from UNC PLCY in 2021. Congratulations, Kate!

PLCY Professors to meet with FEMA

May 22, 2024

Cassandra Davis, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, is headed to D.C. this summer for a discussion with FEMA leaders on achieving equal outcomes for disaster victims. Dr. Davis will be joined by Drs. Simona Goldin and Evan Johnson. Davis said, … Read more

Remembering Pete Andrews

May 14, 2024

In May, the Department of Public Policy lost esteemed colleague Professor Emeritus Richard N. L. “Pete” Andrews, a faculty member in the department since 1981. A pillar of the university and leading scholar on environmental policy, Andrews embodied the interdisciplinarity … Read more

Commencement 2024 this Sunday, May 12th

May 9, 2024

Majors in Public Policy, Political Science, Sociology, and Management & Society Sunday, May 12, 2024 from 11:00am-1:00pm Carmichael Arena For more information visit: