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Tomas J. Philipson, the Daniel Levin Professor of Public Policy at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, has been appointed by President Donald J. Trump to lead the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).
At the time VAWA was enacted, Michelle Garcia MPP ’05 was already participating in the arena of gender-based violence work across local, state and national levels, predominately in the field of sexual violence at rape crisis centers.
Professor Bueno de Mesquita creates the “Leading Evidence-Based Decisions” executive education program to train policy leaders to understand data analysis.
Chandra recommends incoming Harris students be open to trying new things. “When I came from India, I would often look for things that felt familiar. While that’s helpful, it’s also important to push yourself and try new things.”
For Hemense Orkar and Marissa Block, Spring Break 2019 meant an opportunity to travel to Israel and Palestine with the Pearson International Conflict Seminars (PICS), a new program through The Pearson Institute.
Roy ultimately wants to help translate the science behind policy in ways that help the public—and lawmakers—understand and support those policies.