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Joya Misra

Misra Interviewed about Work-Family Policy in the US

Misra, whose research looks at workplace policies across the world, finds that the US is far behind other nations.

Lee Badgett

Badgett’s New Paper Looks at LGBT Inclusion and the Economy

The report, “Links between Economic Development and New Measures of LGBT Inclusion,” was published by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.

Madison Billingsley and Sharon Dunn

"Hands Across the Hills" Visits Public Policy Class

Members of the grassroots cultural exchange program talked about their work—and how it might be replicated on campus.

Krista Harper

Harper Wins 2018 Community Engagement Award for Research

“For over fifteen years Harper’s research and teaching have been the model of community engagement for social change,” Professor Joya Misra wrote in a letter nominating her for the honor.

David Mednicoff

Mednicoff Evaluates Trump Policy in Middle East in Newsweek

In the article, Mednicoff considers whether the Trump administration can bring peace in the Middle East. 

Al Roberts & Carrie Saldo on Connecting Point

Roberts Speaks about New Book on "Connecting Point"

Roberts' book, Can Government Do Anything Right?, considers the widespread belief that western governments are failing.

Lee Badgett

Badgett Coauthors Paper on Poverty in LGBT Households

The paper, in Feminist Economics, challenges the myth of "gay affluence."

Joya Misra

Misra Looks at Lack of Family-friendly Policy in US

Misra's article, "The US Is Stingier with Child Care and Maternity Leave than the Rest of the World," was published at The Conversation. 

Toby Armstrong, Madeleine Neill and James Sullivan

Students Compete in Capstone Competition with Project on Marijuana Policy

Graduate students Toby Armstrong, Madeleine Neill, and James Sullivan will take part in the competition, held by the Massachusetts chapter of the American Society for Public Administration

Jeff Stupack

Alumni Profile: Jeff Stupak, MPPA 2014

"I regularly meet with Congressional staffers to discuss current public policy and potential alternatives, walking them through how those changes would impact the program and potential impacts on the economy. It is very satisfying to assist legislators in making sound public policy."

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