News Archive

You're Invited to TSPPPA's Annual Holiday Party

November 05, 2021

Please join the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration for our annual Holiday Party on Friday, December 10, 4:00-5:30 pm at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 10th

Spring 2022 Field of Study Course Offerings

November 05, 2021

PAD 6048.10 – Financing State and Local Government

Apply to be a TSPPPA Research Assistant for Spring 2022

November 05, 2021

As a Graduate Research Assistant, you will work up to 10 to 15 hours per week with Trachtenberg School faculty and staff.

Printed issue of TSPPPA Policy Perspectives

Submit an Article and Get Published in Policy Perspectives!

August 21, 2021
Are you looking for an opportunity to be published in a peer-reviewed journal? Policy Perspectives is now accepting article submissions.
Zeita Merchant in Coast Guard uniform with ships on the water in the background

Coast Guard Alumni Serve Ships and Shores

August 11, 2021

As Coast Guard officers, TSPPPA alumni like Captain Zeita Merchant, MPA ’10, are trailblazers, lifesavers and among the nation’s leading military minds.

Hands holding white diplomas tied in red ribbons

PEER Partnership Expands Education Equity

August 04, 2021
A new initiative co-sponsored by TSPPPA brings together economists, academics and lawyers to promote social progress in higher education.
Kate Yang

Study: School Shootings Shatter Communities

June 09, 2021

TSPPPA Professor Lang (Kate) Yang uncovered the hidden toll of decades of school shootings as higher-income families move away from communities struggling with stigma.

Jerry Ellig speaking at a podium with a George Washington University sign

Remembering Jerry Ellig (1962 – 2021)

January 27, 2021

Dr. Jerry Ellig, research professor at the Trachtenberg School’s Regulatory Studies Center, passed away suddenly on Wednesday of last week.

MAPOR Student Fellowship Program

January 04, 2021
The Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research is very excited to announce the new Student Fellowship Program.

Regulatory Studies OIRA Fellowship

January 04, 2021
The George Washington University Regulatory Studies Fellowship offers a unique, cross-cutting perspective on how federal regulations are developed.

International Simulation Competition

January 04, 2021
Nominations for the annual NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition are now open.

The Hatfield Graduate Journal of Public Affairs

January 04, 2021
The Hatfield Graduate Journal of Public Affairs is accepting submissions for its Spring 2021 issue.

2021 C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Program

December 01, 2020

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy invites applications for the C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Program, which is designed to support doctoral students who are writing dissertation

Threading the Needle on Climate Policy: Protecting Workers, Communities, and the Environment 

November 10, 2020

President-Elect Biden, as well as advocates for strong climate policy, will have to pull off a delicate political balancing act in the next couple years. 

DC Government and COVID-19: A Two-Part Discussion on DC's Pandemic Response

September 29, 2020

Join GW’s student chapter of ICMA and the Trachtenberg Student Organization for an exciting two-part panel discussion on the DC government’s response to COVID-19!  We will sit down