Politics & Policy
  • Thursday, May 17th, 2018

    The Public Policy Center is welcoming four 2018 Summer Scholars-in-Residence: Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner, Armeda Wojciak, Megan Gilster, Jessica Welburn, and returning 2017 scholar, Rebecca Kreitzer.

  • Thursday, April 26th, 2018

    Tracy Osborn, Director of the PPC's Politics & Policy Research Program, was selected to receive the 2017-18 Collegiate Teaching Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

    Julianna Pacheco recently presented at a commissioned conference at the University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs.

  • Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

    The Conference on Gendered Violence took aim at gendered violence policies from a local to an international scale.

  • Monday, September 25th, 2017

    Local, state, national and international experts on gendered violence will come together for a day-long conference in downtown Iowa City.

  • Monday, September 18th, 2017

    The conference will examine domestic violence policies at local, state, national, and international levels, with some focus on recent changes in Iowa, the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Supreme Court decisions, and administration changes.

  • Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

    This summer, the UI Public Policy Center is hosting three researchers for the inaugural Summer Scholars Program.

  • Monday, May 8th, 2017

    In this special edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer co-moderates a discussion with Lynn Hicks of the Des Moines Register. The conversation features a panel of guests with expertise in U.S. China relations.

  • Thursday, April 13th, 2017

    As Iowa Governor Terry Branstad prepares to take his post as U.S. ambassador to China, join us for “China, Iowa, and diplomacy in the Trump administration,” a panel and Q&A, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 3, in Shambaugh Auditorium in the University of Iowa Main Library, 125 West Washington Street. 

  • Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

    Iowa Public Radio host Ben Kieffer talks with David Daley, former editor-in-chief of Salon magazine who has written about redistricting, and Tracy Osborn, an associate professor of political science and director of the PPC's Politics and Policy Research Program at the University of Iowa. 

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