Public Policy

Public Policy

By teaching analytical skills within an interdisciplinary liberal arts context, the Public Policy program is able to connect classroom learning to efforts through public policy in order to solve problems in the larger society. At HWS, students develop the critical thinking skills necessary for a career in public affairs.

Public Policy NEWS

Cooney ’04 Makes Bid for State Senate

CooneyJeremy Cooney ’04 wants to usher in a new generation of leadership to New York. The former staff aide to the late U.S. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter L.H.D. ’15 and former…
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Johnson ’18 Researching Policy Solutions for Yemen Peace Project

Johnson Amelia 2As the civil war in Yemen stretches into a third year, Amelia Johnson ’18 is in the midst of conducting a long-term research project for the Yemen Peace Project (YPP),…
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