Freeman Intern Fellowships offer unique summer research opportunities in East Asia to William & Mary undergraduates.
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).
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.
The Public Policy Program is proud to announce that Alan Kennedy, Lecturer of Public Policy, has won two awards from the University of Colorado Denver for his dissertation, which he completed last year.
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.
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.
The Public Policy Program is so proud to announce that one of our majors, Alton Coston, III has been named the winner of the prestigious Truman Scholarship.
Prof. Alan Kennedy, lecturer of Public Policy, recently had his article, “Voters in a Foreign Land: Alien Suffrage in the United States, 1704-1926,” published in the Journal of Policy History.
On March 23, 2022, the William & Mary Program in Public Policy hosted a breakfast with Virginia General Assembly Delegate David Reid (D-Loudoun) as part of Dr. Alan Kennedy's Master’s in Public Policy course, PUBP 590: Policy in Practice.
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.
Prof. Alan Kennedy, lecturer of Public Policy, recently was profiled by the Flat Hat, the student newspaper of William & Mary.
Lila Newberry, an undergraduate Public Policy major, recently had an article about state education policy published in the Virginia Mercury.
The Public Policy Program is pleased to announce that Cody Taylor, a current BA+MPP student, recently had a paper accepted for publication in an upcoming edition of Equilibria: Duke Undergraduate Economics Review.
Divya Mathew, a William & Mary MPP alumna, is one of nine co-authors of a recent policy report, Corridors of Power: How Beijing uses economic, social, and network ties to exert influence along the Silk Road.
Faculty and staff of the Public Policy Program are so proud to announce that Gabrielle "Gabby" DeBelen, a current Public Policy major, has been named to Phi Beta Kappa.
In a recent report, W&M Director of Public Policy Paul Manna examines how state governments can help school districts produce a larger selection of effective principals.
Top Forty Under 40 recognizes outstanding young business people in the Hampton Roads community.
W&M students Cody Armstrong ’22 and Max Berckmueller ’23 immersed themselves in every department during nine-week internship with City of Williamsburg.
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.
Professor John McGlennon, a Public Policy faculty affiliate and professor in the Department of Government, recently offered his analysis of the 2021 Virginia race for governor.
How has the United States used truth commissions to address racial injustice?
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."
Senator Monty Mason recently spoke about Virginia’s mental health policies and improving the mix of community-based and hospital-based mental health services.
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.
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.
Each year, approximately 25 people with Virginia ties are selected for the Governor’s Fellows Program. I was one of the lucky 25 this past summer.
Q&A with Professor Paul Manna, appointed July 2021 to be director of Public Policy Program.
Alan Kennedy has been selected by the American Bar Association as one of the nation's Top 40 Young Lawyers.
Five William & Mary alumni have been selected to participate in the 2021 Governor’s Fellows Program June 1-July 31, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced recently.
The Public Policy Program is pleased to participate in the 2021 One Tribe One Day program on April 13.
Isabelle Cohen received her Master’s in Public Policy from the College of William & Mary in 2012, and her B.A. in International Relations from the same university in 2011.
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.”
The Alumni Medallion is the highest award the Alumni Association can bestow on a graduate of William & Mary.
Brandie Burris, 2L, was recently elected editor-in-chief of Minnesota Law Review. She is the first Black student to hold that position in the publication’s 104-year history.
Christian Bale's essay was selected to be published by the Yale Journal on Regulation.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have named Ike Irby (Ph.D., M.P.P. ’17) as Policy Advisor in the Office of the Vice President.