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Consortium of Race and Gender Scholars Webinar Series

September 03, 2021

You are invited to two special webinars addressing "Racial Justice in Public Administration" (Sept 23 at noon) and "Inclusivity in Public Administration" (Oct 7 at noon).

Fundamentals Of Climate Advocacy Workshop

August 24, 2021

Join Climate Corps for a three-night, activity-driven workshop led by Professor Jared Carter of Vermont an

COVID-19 Testing: Foggy Bottom Campus

August 21, 2021

(Effective Aug. 18): 

Asymptomatic (surveillance and required) COVID-19 Testing for Students, Faculty and Staff


GWorld Office Hours

August 21, 2021

This fall, most buildings on our campuses will be accessible only by GWorld card.

MPP Math Prep

August 21, 2021

This section contains information regarding steps you should take to be ready for class on day one

MPP Math Prep

Submit an Article and Get Published in Policy Perspectives!

August 21, 2021

Do you have an outstanding paper you’re proud of and want to take a step further? Are you looking for an opportunity to be published in a peer-reviewed journal?

David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship

August 21, 2021

The 2022-2023 David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship is a 12-month postgraduate experience in Washington, D.C.

Apply to the 2021-2022 Women's Leadership Fellows Program

August 19, 2021

The Women’s Leadership Fellows Program (WLF) is a group of woman-identifying Trachtenberg students who meet month

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.

PEER Partnership Expands Education Equity

August 11, 2021
A new initiative co-sponsored by TSPPPA teams economists, academics and lawyers to promote social progress in higher education.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming events will be listed on this page when scheduled.

Past Events

Trachtenberg Research Seminar

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 11:30am

Please join us for the first Trachtenberg Research Seminar of the academic year.

2021 TSPPPA Conversation Series: Mass, Bots, and Fake Comments on Rulemaking

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:00pm

Steven Balla, Co-Director - GW Regulatory Studies Center

Trachtenberg School Research Seminar Series Spring 2020: Karen Mossberger

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Faculty and PhD students within the Trachtenberg School are invited to attend the Trachtenberg School Research Seminar Lecture Series.