Peter Wehner, vice president and senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., has been named the Pamela and Jack Egan Visiting Professor at the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy and the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences for the 2019-2020 academic year
With recent scientific reports on the effects of climate change, climate strikes around the world and big companies like Amazon promising action, climate change is a topic that is important to research and understand. We discuss climate-related policy ideas with Billy Pizer, an expert in climate change policy, law and legislation. Billy Pizer is Susan B. King Professor of Public Policy and senior associate dean in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.
Four-year-olds are expected to be able to behave in the classroom, but more and more preschools are kicking children out for bad behavior. In this episode of the Ways & Means podcast: new research into how to best help children control themselves in the classroom.
An on-campus early voting site and a vigorous get-out-the-vote effort pushed Duke University’s student voting above the national rate in 2018, according to a new report from the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement. While the national college student voting rate doubled from 2014 to 2018, Duke posted a 114 percent increase for the same period.
The Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy is 10 years old! Sanford became a school on July 1, 2009, so we're marking our 10th anniversary as a school.
Learning to write a succinct policy memo has been a staple of the public policy curriculum for nearly 50 years. This year, Deondra Rose developed a new approach to the process—rather than imagining themselves as staffers drafting memos facing a hypothetical policymaker, students are now writing memos for actual lawmakers.
In this conversation with Philip Napoli, the James R. Shepley Professor of Public Policy, we discuss a new research report on local news, one of a series of reports from the News Measures Research Project (NMRP).
Tuesday’s special election to choose North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District representative could serve as a bellwether for next year’s election, says a Duke public policy expert.
New research shows forest fires are actually more harmful than we’ve previously thought. It’s not just about the impact on the environment or on the economy, but also on human health, especially unborn children.
Sanford School of Public Policy students will have a new opportunity to learn from a Capitol Hill veteran this fall, with the addition of Asher D. Hildebrand to the faculty. Former Chief of Staff to U.S. Rep. David Price (D-N.C.), Hildebrand joined Sanford as an associate professor of the practice.
The Sanford School of Public Policy has formed a partnership with a Mexican foundation that will provide financial aid and scholarships for Mexicans pursuing master’s degrees abroad at the world's finest universities.