Public Policy Research Center
Feb 07 2017PPRC Research Assistant Ann Delaney Presents at AAC&U
Ann Delaney, research assistant for the Public Policy Research Center, presented at the 103rd annual [...]
Feb 03 2017Initiative Aims to Help Cut Losses from Extreme Weather Events
A new alliance aims to integrate social and behavioral science into meteorological research and practice [...]
Jan 18 2017PPRC Director Eric Lindquist appointed ambassador to the Regional Studies Association
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 [...]
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.