Professor Hemelt and his co-author examine why the move to online instruction won’t reduce college costs.
Professor Gutierrez’s article Jury Pool Underrepresentation in the Modern Era: Evidence from Federal Courts is sited (at about 2:20) on Oliver’s August 16th show shedding light on the discriminatory practices of jury selection.
Professor MacKay examines the ethics of randomized controlled tests in policy making.
Among the many issues faced by students due to the pandemic, Professor Davis focuses on college persistence in first-generation college students.
Professor Douglas MacKay and PhD student Katherine Saylor participated in research examining “controlled human infection” studiesJuly 4, 2020
The research team recently published on the ethics of using humans to accelerate the development of a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in Science. The article develops an ethical framework to evaluate the justifiability of such studies, which involve the deliberate exposure of healthy volunteers to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Professor Meier discusses his research into the spread of the novel coronavirus and the role of public policy during the pandemic.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis awarded Professor Hemelt the honor for outstanding professional service to AERA journals, the association itself, and to education research.
Education researcher Davis notes similarities in schools’ challenges from natural disasters and the coronavirus pandemic in an EdNC op-ed.
Professor Sullivan will be giving a talk on Lethal Aid: Security Assistance & Human Security on February 20. For details, visit: humanities.unc.edu/wsm.
Seve is profiled in Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy’s Masters of Public Policy program.
Sandy Alkoutami earns prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship
The Subcommittee on Research and Technology in the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has invited Professor Feldman to testify in a hearing titled “America’s Seed Fund: A Review of SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer)” in order to review the role of the programs in helping to move the results of Federally funded research into commercial development and generating new economic growth, as well as in assisting federal science agencies in meeting their respective missions.
Professor Doug MacKay and PhD student Kate Saylor publish “Four Faces of Fair Subject Selection,” in The American Journal of Bioethics.December 8, 2019
MacKay and Saylor provide ethical guidance to policymakers and researchers regarding the fair selection of research participants in the context of clinical research.
Thursday, August 22nd from 4:00-6:00 PM | FedEx Global Education Center, 4th Floor – UNC Public Policy and the Public Policy Majors Union will host a reception to celebrate the start of a new academic year. Stop by anytime to meet public policy majors and faculty. All students are welcome! Kindly click on “Read More” to RSVP.
Allie focuses on waste reduction policy and is currently completing an Honors Thesis in Public Policy focused on surplus food redistribution in New York City.