Professor Brigitte Seim co-publishes Varieties of Democracy: Measuring Two Centuries of Political ChangeJuly 30, 2019
Professor Seim and her collaborators introduce new, measurable concepts of democracy and many political institutions in this ambitious, data-rich project.
Congratulations to Aditi Adhikari, Melissa Delaney Bard, William Colter Hall, Ying He, Becca Grace Heilman, Katherine Ann Kelker, Jacqueline Litynski, Anwesha Nandi, and Mollie Anna Pepper!
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.
Jean Parvin Bordewich, through her work at the Hewlett Foundation, supports non-profits such as the Millennial Action Project to strengthen democracy in the U.S. with a particular focus on Congress.
Scott Langford, Allison Lowe Reed, and Adams Nager—along with their advisor, Professor Maryann Feldman–examine the nature of place and how the ongoing Amazon HQ2 contest was a powerful example of intra-regional competition in the technology industry with “Catching the whale: A comparison of place promotion strategies through the lens of Amazon HQ2” in Geography Compass.
Through her NSF grant, Professor Davis looked at the effects of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Matthew in NC and will discuss her findings at the Odum Institute’s speaker series highlighting the interdisciplinary impacts of social science research on September 27 at noon in Toy Lounge (Dey Hall).
Professor MacKay and Samuel Fitz examine whether geographic disparities in access to donated livers are always unfair. The research was made possible by the Duncan MacRae Jr. Mentored Research Assistant Grant. Read more.
Professor Seim and colleagues started the project with the goal of analyzing the complex effects of Internet and social media on the different layers of society. A recent change in policy in Taiwan cited the project as a primary reason for the policy change.
President of Purdue University and former governor of Indiana Mitch Daniels will deliver the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy “How Much ‘Higher’ is Higher Education?” on September 24 at 5pm in Moeser Auditorium (Hill Hall).
UNC Public Policy Welcome Back Reception | Thursday, August 22nd from 4:00-6:00 PM | FedEx Global Education Center, 4th FloorJuly 6, 2019
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.
Professor Lauen discussed his work on charter schools and segregation at a meeting of the forum, hosted by High Point University.
Carolina Covenant Scholar Randi Thompson says “If you are willing to work hard and make sacrifices, you can overcome the barriers to coming to college.”
Calyssa Zellars, UNC Public Policy alumna and attorney at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP in Detroit, named commencement speaker.
Gabby will travel to Yangon, Myanmar for two and a half months to work at the Asia Foundation.
Professors Rebecca Kreitzer and Candis Watts Smith and graduate student Feiya Suo win award from Midwest Political Science AssociationMarch 25, 2019
Their work, “The Dynamics of Racial Resentment Across the 50 U.S. States,” was chosen as a co-winner of the award for the best paper on a topic investigating race or ethnicity and politics.