Public Policy Research Center
Jan 18 2017
PPRC Director Eric Lindquist recently was appointed ambassador to the Regional Studies Association for the western US. The [...]
Oct 11 2016Public Policy Research Center Awarded ‘Big Data’ Planning Grant
Researchers with the Boise State Public Policy Research Center have received a $97,000 Big Data [...]
Oct 06 2016Growing Risk of Wildfire Triggers New Wildland-Urban Interface Guide
Boise Weekly reports on the release of the wildland-urban interface guide—a three-year collaboration unveiled Wednesday, Oct. [...]
Sep 27 2016Eric Lindquist an associate editor for Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water
Eric Lindquist has been added to the list of associate editors for the international water [...]
Sep 23 2016PPRC Grad Assistant Studying Wildfire Decision Making
Between a warming climate and urban encroachment into wildland areas, the risk of serious wildfire [...]
Jun 22 2016Public Policy Research Center Graduate Assistant Ann Delaney Wins Award
Public Policy Research Center Graduate Assistant, Ann Delaney, recently attended the annual meeting of the [...]
May 31 2016Public Policy Research Center Staff Attend Big Data Meeting
Vanessa Fry, Assistant Director of the Public Policy Research Center, and Kimberly Gardner, Graduate Assistant [...]
May 02 2016Idaho EPSCoR Gets Recognition
Idaho's National Science Foundation EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) grant was recently recognized [...]
Apr 13 2016Public Policy Research Center Staff Attend Urban Affairs Association Conference
Vanessa Fry, assistant director of the Public Policy Research Center (PPRC) and PhD candidate in [...]
Apr 12 2016Katie Gibble, Public Policy Research Center Graduate Assistant, Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition
Katie Gibble, Public Policy Research Center Graduate Assistant and MS student in Geology, recently was [...]
What We Do
Boise State University’s Public Policy Research Center (PPRC) is a non-partisan, interdisciplinary research center actively engaged in public policy and administration research on a broad range of complex and dynamic issue areas. The Center’s interdisciplinary and collaborative research includes partners throughout the Boise State University campus well as across the region, country and internationally.
- Conduct non-partisan interdisciplinary research on significant and complex policy issues impacting the Treasure Valley, the State of Idaho, the Intermountain West, and beyond.
- Provide relevant and necessary public policy and public affairs components to interdisciplinary research efforts across Boise State University.
- Provide objective research findings for public policy decision making throughout Idaho and beyond.
- Integrate students and the educational experience into the public policy and public affairs research experience.