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Ph.D. Student, Jack Marr, was quoted in RealClearWorld

“Our colleague Jack Marr is in RealClearWorld today with a great piece on American business in China. Check it out and share it on social media!” http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2017/05/03/the_pitfalls_of_being_an_american_businessperson_in_china.html             – Bryant Jones, May 3, 2017 (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Jack Marr, was quoted in RealClearWorld

Ph.D. Alumni, Matthew May, is featured in The Blue Review

Check out Matthew May’s post, “The Hidden Cost of Primary Systems“, featured in The Blue Review, a journal of popular scholarship published by the Boise State University School of Public Service. Originating Source: The Blue Review, May 01, 2017 (Read More) Ph.D. Alumni, Matthew May, is featured in The Blue Review

Ph.D. Student, Vanessa Fry, in action – February 13, 2017

Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration student Vanessa Fry wrote an article titled “Pay For Success?” that was published by The Blue Review this Monday. In it she discusses balancing multi-sector interests in uprooting homelessness and other persistent social issues. Read … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Vanessa Fry, in action – February 13, 2017

PhD-in-PPA student in Action – Nov. 28, 2016

Vanessa Fry was one of the 14 speakers chosen to present during Sun Valley’s first Tedx talk. The TEDx event was held on Wednesday, November 30th at the Sun Valley Opera House. Fry’s talk titled “Capital Investment for Social Success” discussed … (Read More) PhD-in-PPA student in Action – Nov. 28, 2016

Oct. 27: Dissertation Defense – Matthew May

Congratulations to our first Ph.D. Defense from the Inaugural Cohort, with Matthew May! 9:30 a.m. Hatch A, Student Union Building. The Ph.D. program in Public Policy and Administration invites the campus community to the following dissertation defense: Closed Primary, Exposed … (Read More) Oct. 27: Dissertation Defense – Matthew May

Ph.D. Students, Matthew May and Stephanie Lenhart, featured in FOCUS on Boise State University, Fall 2016

“Our students are generally interested in applying sophisticated research skills and technique to complex applied policy and administrative problems. Our focus is balancing public policy theory and applied research techniques to issues of public concern.” – Dr. Greg Hill, Associate … (Read More) Ph.D. Students, Matthew May and Stephanie Lenhart, featured in FOCUS on Boise State University, Fall 2016

PhD Student in Action: Kathy Hurley

Kathy Hurley received word from the IRS that her spring ACCT 485 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) completed the most tax returns and assisted the most clients of any site in the region. Through this one credit course in … (Read More) PhD Student in Action: Kathy Hurley

2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference

Vanessa Fry, Assistant Director of the Public Policy Research Center and Public Policy and Administration PhD student, recently attended the 2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference held in San Diego, California. Vanessa Fry was joined by Carl Anderson, a research center graduate … (Read More) 2016 Urban Affairs Association Conference

PhD in PPA Student in Action: Terry Rich

Idaho bird expert Terry Rich joined Elemental Idaho to talk about the make up and status of our resident bird populations. Elemental Idaho is a collaborative production of Idaho Council on Industry and the Environment and Radio Boise, and airs every Wednesday at 3 … (Read More) PhD in PPA Student in Action: Terry Rich

Our Ph.D. Students in Action

“Vanessa Fry, Assistant Director of the Public Policy Research Center, gave a presentation to the Boise/Ada County Housing and Homelessness Roundtable on the costs associated with homelessness in Ada County, Idaho…Fry’s research shows that to address the needs of 100 … (Read More) Our Ph.D. Students in Action