Politics & Policy News
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
Results of the recently released 2019 Hawkeye Poll show that Elizabeth Warren is gaining a foothold as the front runner among the large field of Democratic candidates in Iowa.
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.