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Public Policy Supports Summer Human Rights Intern Fellowships

This past summer, the W&M Public Policy Program joined forces with other units on campus to support five undergraduate students who went abroad to Argentina to work with that nation's well-known Comisión Provincial por la Memoria (Memory Commission).

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Joosse’s expertise on networks shines at GRI China conference

Public Policy Senior Lecturer Alexandra “Alex” Joosse and collaborators recently presented research using network analysis to study China’s Belt and Road Initiative, a global set of infrastructure investments that has become a key instrument of Chinese foreign policy.

Public Policy celebrates Commencement 2022

Despite record hot temperatures, Public Policy faculty and students enjoyed a fantastic diploma ceremony last month as the program graduated 54 students during Commencement Weekend.

W&M MPP Students are Finalists in NYU Policy Case Competition

The Public Policy Program is proud to announce that three Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) students, Maddy Humphries, BA/MPP ’23, Jennifer Hundley, BA/MPP ’23, and Lilly Potter, JD/MPP ’23, won honorable mention as 2022 finalists in the New York University Policy Case Competition.

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National expert on school choice and race visits Public Policy

William & Mary’s Public Policy Program and the School of Education recently partnered in welcoming to campus Professor Deven Carlson, the Associate Director for Education at the National Institute for Risk and Resilience and Presidential Research Professor at the University of Oklahoma.

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Prof. Jennifer Mellor Educating Students and Policymakers on Health Policy

Professor Jennifer Mellor wears many hats at William & Mary. She's a Public Policy faculty affiliate, Director of Graduate Studies for Public Policy, Director of the Schroeder Center for Health Policy, and member of the Economics Department. Recently, she was profiled in the W&M campus newspaper, The Flat Hat, for her wide ranging contributions to health policy research and teaching.

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Public Policy alum Jeff Lunardi Returns to Discuss State Mental Health Policy

The Schroeder Center for Health Policy, a close partner of the Public Policy Program, recently invited Jeff Lunardi, a Public Policy (BA '05) and Mason School of Business (MBA '07) alum, back to campus as part of its Fall speaker series on "State Policy on Mental Health and Substance Abuse."

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Christian Bale on Military Assets and Good Government

Public Policy alum Christian Bale (BA '14, MPP '15) published a recent article in the Monkey Cage Blog at the Washington Post analyzing the challenges the U.S. military confronts in keeping track of its numerous assets scattered across all 50 states and dozens of countries around the world.

Kennedy on Army leadership

Prof. Alan Kennedy, Lecturer of Public Policy, recently published a co-authored piece with his colleague Kevin J. O'Neil, in the U.S. Army peer-reviewed publication The Army Lawyer.

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One Tribe One Day

The Public Policy Program is pleased to participate in the 2021 One Tribe One Day program on April 13. 

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Jamelah Jacob '21 receives Monroe Prize

Jamelah Jacob '21 has been awarded the 2021 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership, which goes to “a student who has demonstrated sustained leadership of an unusual quality, leadership combined with initiative, character and an unfailing commitment to leveraging the assets of the William & Mary community to address the needs of our society.”

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Meet the 2021 Alumni Medallion recipients

The Alumni Medallion is the highest award the Alumni Association can bestow on a graduate of William & Mary.