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Research Related to "Leading on Opportunity" Report

Time Is on My Side: A Framework to Examine When Unemployed Individuals Volunteer. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 45(6): 1169-1190.  Jaclyn Piatak Research Related to "Leading on Opportunity" Report Read more >>

In memoriam, Dr. Ken Godwin (1944-2018)

In memoriam, Dr. Ken Godwin (1944-2018) - The Public Policy program is sad to announce that Dr. Ken Godwin passed away on Sunday, April 15. Dr. Godwin, the Marshall A. Rausch Distinguished Professor of Political Science from 2001-2013, was an active faculty member in the Public Policy program. He was an exceptional mentor of graduate students, particularly in the areas of education policy... In memoriam, Dr. Ken Godwin (1944-2018) Read more >>

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Congratulations to Faith Butta - The 2018 winner of the Fidelity Investments Best Graduate Paper Award

On behalf of the North Carolina Political Science Association, it is my pleasure to congratulate you as the 2018 winner of the Fidelity Investments Best Graduate Paper Award for your paper titled “Life after the uniform: Women veterans and voter turnout in presidential elections” which you presented in Rock Hill, South Carolina, last March. The award will be presented during the 2018 conference... Congratulations to Faith Butta - The 2018 winner of the Fidelity Investments Best Graduate Paper Award Read more >>

Dr. Brandon and Cicily Hampton

Funded Ph.D. Positions to Study Public Policy

The Public Policy Program is accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Ph.D. Student Cohort. Join our faculty and students who study a range of important policy issues in the areas of education, elections, social and economic inequality, health, governance, crime, security, justice, economic development, transportation, energy, urban and regional development. Faculty and students also study broader... Funded Ph.D. Positions to Study Public Policy Read more >>

Kristine Canales

Students Showcase Research at Conferences

Public Policy Ph.D. students were active researchers this past year, presenting their work at regional and national meetings on a wide range of topics. JoEllen Pope and Kristine Canales were invited to present their collaborative research “Recovering Public Opinions from Social Media Data in the Wake of Catastrophic Natural Disasters: Blame and Hurricane Sandy” at a focused multi-day conference-... Students Showcase Research at Conferences Read more >>