Investing in Chicago Harris

Students and faculty work together in national research centers based at Chicago Harris that advance knowledge, provide information to policy professionals, and support ongoing dialogue between researchers and practitioners. Professor Ariel Kalil directs the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy (CHPPP).
A new, state-of-the-art facility will position Chicago Harris to become the leading intellectual destination for public policy research and training future policy leaders. Image: preliminary conceptual drawings of new Harris facility.
Chicago Harris students benefit from experiential learning opportunities. Senior Lecturer Paula Worthington (right) supervises data collection for an urban parking policy project in Chicago-Area Practica.
Chicago Harris centers and institutes provide a place for true innovation and multidisciplinary collaboration. McCormick Foundation Professor Jens Ludwig (left) and the University of Chicago Crime Lab helps government agencies and non-profit organizations evaluate pilot programs to reduce youth arrests and gun violence.
Fellowships give Chicago Harris a competitive advantage to attract the brightest talent in the world.

The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy brings data-driven analysis, rigorous inquiry and outstanding scholarship to address the world's most urgent policy questions. For the past 25 years our faculty have set and met the highest standards for research and training. Our graduates go on to lead advocacy and change through the nonprofit, government and private organizations that shape our world.

The world has never before faced such vexing policy challenges. With your partnership, Chicago Harris has never been better poised to address them. Join us and inspire impact.