Politics & Policy News

  • Monday, July 1st, 2019

    Tracy Osborn, Director, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, and Director of the Politics and Policy Research Program, together with Rebecca Kreitzer, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, are continuing their work this summer on "Gender Equality in Public Policy." The two are studying groups wh

  • Thursday, April 11th, 2019

    As part of her recent visit to the University of Iowa campus, National Public Radio's Tamara Keith spent time with some UI students, gauging their feelings about the upcoming 2020 caucus and election

  • Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is coordinating a Run Up to the Iowa Caucuses series of educational events that relate to the 2020 election and Iowa’s first in the nation caucus.

  • Thursday, May 17th, 2018

    The Public Policy Center welcomed 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.

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