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Harris Public Policy Announces First-of-its-Kind Cyber Policy Initiative

Harris Public Policy today announced the creation of the new Cyber Policy Initiative (CPI), a first-of-its-kind academic initiative which will advance the field of cyber policy and examine the intersection of national security, politics, and technology.

Top Publications Recognize Research by Harris Public Policy Students

From the top journals in their field to the op-ed pages of one of our top national newspapers, Harris Public Policy students are making an impact. 

New Study Shows Strength of Outsider Candidates in Polarized Political Environments

In times of intense polarization, outsiders are more likely to win elections than establishment candidates if they are able to prevail within established parties, a study by Asst. Prof. Peter Buisseret finds.

Harris Public Policy Expands Leadership Programs with Civic Leadership Academy

The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy is pleased to announce it will continue to serve as the academic home of the Civic Leadership Academy (CLA), assuming full management as of July 1, 2018. 

Inflated Tax Assessments Spurred Historic Detroit Foreclosures, Study Finds

In a new study, Professor Christopher Berry estimates that 10 percent of all foreclosures in Detroit were caused by illegally inflated property tax assessments.

UChicago, Queen’s University to Host Conference on Human Cost of Global Conflict

The Pearson Institute and Queen’s University Belfast will convene Global Conflict | The Human Impact on Aug. 23-24 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Pearson Global Forum Set for Oct. 4-5

The Pearson Global Forum will take place Oct. 4-5, bringing together scholars, policymakers and other stakeholders to examine strategies to prevent, de-escalate and resolve violent conflicts around the world.

Shakti Aims to Empower and Educate Illiterate Women in India

Spearheaded by young Harris leaders Mariana Botero and Meghana Chandra, Shakti tied for second place at the Social New Venture Challenge.

New Partnership with The World Resources Institute Takes Harris Policymakers Across the Globe

The Harris Career Development Office's new partnership with The World Resources Institute will give the policymakers of tomorrow the chance to use Harris' data-driven policy toolkit across the globe.