Chicago Harris Magazine - Spring/Summer 2016

Dean Daniel Diermeier reflects on the transformative potential of The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts.
A joint enterprise will merge Arts + Public Life's Place Lab and Chicago Harris' Cultural Policy Center.
International Innovations Corps widens its scope.
Five new faculty members will enhance research in key areas and facilitate ambitious growth plans.
BallotReady, a student-led startup, equips voters with details on local candidates.
"Our assistance is first focused on saving lives," says Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard, AM '84.
Short takes on electoral field studies, prize winning research from PhD students, the new building and more.
Rigorous methods of inquiry can improve policy leaders' ability to understand and respond to violent conflicts.
A new institute and global forum will generate fresh insights on the greatest foreign policy challenge of our time.
Strong family values inspire a landmark $100 million gift and unleash the power of a data-driven approach to global conflicts.
Harris Senior Fellow Brett Goldstein is helping city officials unleash the potential of their data.
Bruce Meyer found that the social safety net is twice as effective as we thought. Now he's helping Congress realize the valued of evidence-based policy.
Our politicians might be more rational than we give them credit for.
A new study reveals a promising technique to help low-income children close the achievement gap.
Professor Robert Rosner lifts the veil on the cost of nuclear energy with an interactive tool.
The federal initiative has had a substantial impact on state education policies.
John Eason's new book offers fresh insight on the causes and consequences of the U.S. prison boom.
Our faculty traveled the world to talk about their research.
A review of Lorrie Fraser-Yokley's new book, Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs.
Promotions, new jobs, babies, and more.
Research from Assistant Professor Benjamin Keys shows the value of patience.