Politics & Policy News
Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
26 students participated in the inaugural Summer Policy Research Institute (SPRI), a six- to eight-week program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in policy research
Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
Fred Boehmke, director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center, and senior research fellow in residence in the Politics and Policy Research Program, received a RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project entitled, “The Diffusion of State Policy Responses to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.” Th
Friday, July 10th, 2020
Fred Boehmke was named a co-recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Mentoring Award by the Society for Political Methodology.
Thursday, May 21st, 2020
Monday, May 18th, 2020
Distinguished research fellows Corinne Peek-Asa and Caroline Tolbert were named the inaugural honorees of the University of Iowa's new award, the Distinguished University Professor award.
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
Several of the Public Policy Center's (PPC) research fellows and affiliates were interviewed for "Pandemic Insights," a series of YouTube videos presented by the Obermann Center.
Monday, February 3rd, 2020
Caroline Tolbert spoke with Sean Illing of Vox about her book, Why Iowa? How Caucuses and Sequential Elections Improve the Presidential Nominating Process.
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