Major party competition for the nation’s more than 5,800 state legislative seats up for election has dropped again this year, falling to its lowest level in the past seven federal election cycles.
An active partnership between the U.S. State Department and William & Mary, the Diplomacy Lab continues this year with multiple projects sponsored by the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations, including the Project on International Peace & Security (PIPS), AidData, Reform Incentives and the Center for African Development (CAD).
Graduate student Isaac (Ike) Irby of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science recently returned from Washington D.C. where he spent his summer working with the nation’s top scientists within the Executive Office of the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
As a joint degree student working towards an MPP at the Thomas Jefferson Program and a PhD at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, I am interested in science advisory and the process of science policy development at the national and international levels.
This past summer I worked with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in Geneva, Switzerland.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts.
According to scholars on both sides of the health aid debate, the debate is over. Those who declare that health aid works and those who maintain that health aid fails both claim consensus. How can this be?
City officials have known for years that the state's monthly unemployment figures overstated unemployment in Williamsburg. Now, thanks to a study by students at the College of William and Mary, they know why.
Several awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members during the 2014 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
This tour of the nation’s capital goes beyond the traditional guidebook to offer a historical journey through the federal district.
Across the fifty U.S. states, systems of education governance vary.
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) released a new infrastructure report prepared by W&M TJPPP students Sarah Beason, Irina Calos, and Meghan Stubblebine
The second round of Collaborative Grants have been awarded to three teams from William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Is airline travel about to get even more expensive in 2014?
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe names TJ Board of Advisor, Paul Reagan, his chief of staff.
Round two of the EVMS/W&M Collaborative Grant program is now open to all full-time faculty at William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Selected from more than 100 applicants, three W&M students participated in the prestigious Governor's Fellows Program in Richmond, Va., this summer.
Ten research projects involving faculty at William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School will each receive $10,000 in funding as part of a program to foster collaboration between researchers at the two institutions.
Thirteen recent William & Mary graduates have been awarded Fulbright U.S. student grants, tying an institutional record set in 2010
Professors Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Robert Sanchez help students understand the nuances of immigration policies.
Jack Cooper, MPP '14, is the first recipient of the Brenna Jean Vorhis Summer Internship Award.
Among scholars, analysts, and observers, there is general agreement that our current education system requires major improvements.
The Schroeder Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its inaugural Health Policy Awards for Student Scholarship program.
Meredith Dost, a Public Policy major and member of the class of 2013, has won Texas A&M University’s 2013 Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Latino Politics.
The William & Mary Board of Visitors today unanimously elected alumnus Todd A. Stottlemyer '85 as William & Mary’s next rector.
Despite being an outstanding student at William & Mary, student commencement speaker Devin Braun believes that standing out may not always be the best way to accomplish goals.
This spring, the Schroeder Center awarded its first set of Small Grants Program awards to four faculty members for research in health policy. The new program will increase support for faculty-led health policy research projects at William & Mary, an important objective of the Schroeder Center for Health Policy.
Government Professor John Gilmour discusses the 2013 sequestration battle.
Junior Niall Garrahan's report, "Open Land Utility: A Study of Conservation, Ecosystem Services, and Recreation in Boise, Idaho," has become a valuable reference for both state and local officials in Idaho.
This press release highlights the outstanding work by the TJPPP Policy Research Team of Devin Braun, Ryan Endorf, and Stephen Parker engaged to examine the prospective impact of higher fuel efficiency standards on the federal Highway Trust Fund.
The Federal Reserve could be charting a course that leaves the highly profitable central bank with no extra income to hand over to the U.S. Treasury for several years.
President Barack Obama nominated Mary Jo White ’70 to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, an agency that has an instrumental role in implementing Wall Street reform.
In recognition of the United Nations' World Interfaith Harmony Week, William & Mary will host a one-day conference, “The Importance of Multi-Faith Understanding and the Dangers of Religious Intolerance,” on Feb. 3.
A report prepared by Isabelle Cohen, Thomas Freiling and Eric Robinson (MPPs class of 2012) is cited in Nate Silver's article entitled "What is Driving Growth in Government Spending?"
Today, Rick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, released his 2013 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, which attempts to recognize university-based academics who are contributing most substantially to public debates about K-12 and higher education.
"Health Affairs," a national health policy journal, features study by William & Mary economists in Nov. issue.
Advice for the winner of next week's election.
The William & Mary news staff recently wrote a piece on Professor John Gilmour's article in the November issue of Public Administration Review which has garnered attention from other media sources.
William & Mary study finds competition in state races down, putting uncontested seats at a 10-year high.
This TJPPP study shows a decline in state legislative competition.
With the approach of the second presidential debate, Correspondent Peter Maer speaks with veteran political observer Professor John McGlennon of the College of William and Mary.
TJPPP Interns at The Consumer Federation of America
TJPPP Interns at The Nature Conservancy
Professor finds intergenerational impacts of long-term lease agreements can be significant.
Harrison (MPP '10) is the new business development and research manager at the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development.
David Feldman, professor and chair of the department of economics, received the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators' 2012 Robert P. Huff Golden Quill Award.
Assistant Professor of Economics and Schroeder Center faculty affiliate, Melissa McInerney, Ph.D., is one of five recipients of a 2012 Steven H. Sandell Grant.
The Thomas Jefferson Public Policy Program recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary.
Sarah Stafford, professor of economics, public policy and law, will take the reins as director of the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy this summer.
Public policy program announces appointment of two new Program Board members.
Hamline University is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Eric R. Jensen as its provost.
Seven entries chosen that improve the quality of education at the College while reducing costs or generating revenue that can be reinvested.
The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy has achieved much in the 25 years since its inception. Programs are really about people, however, and this occasion is a chance to celebrate the contributions of committed faculty, nurturing advisors and other friends of the Program, and talented students. Please join us in celebrating our first quarter-century of public policy education at the College of William and Mary.
Molly Bulman '12 will receive the Monroe Prize for Civic Engagement during William & Mary's Charter Day ceremony.
Paul Manna, Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Government and Public Policy, was recently named one of the nation's top 100 education policy scholars.