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Public Policy Graduate Students: Sylesh Volla, Benji Nguyen, Annabel Wong
Aug 22 2017 | SIEPR Policy Brief
The authors recently graduated with Master in Public Policy degrees from Stanford. They conducted research in conjunction with the Volcker Alliance, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that was launched in 2013 to address the challenge of effective execution of public policy and rebuild trust in...
Willie L. Brown, Jr.
Jun 1 2017
  The Stanford Public Policy Program hosted the Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr., for the 2017 Zale Lecture. Since 1980, the Morris B. and Edna Zale Lectureship, initially made possible by a gift from the Morris B. and Edna Zale Foundation, seeks to bring leading figures from a broad spectrum of...
Public Policy Students with Condoleezza Rice
May 31 2017
  For the final session of this year’s colloquium, Professor Condoleezza Rice joined Public Policy graduate students for a discussion about the connections between the academic study of public policy and the experience of working in government. In sharing her perspective with the class, Rice drew...
group of people at the great wall of china
May 16 2017
Over spring break, students from Public Policy 268, “Global Organizations,” along with Professor Eva Meyersson Milgrom traveled to China to meet with officials from the public and private sector for a dive into the Chinese financial regulatory system.
Twenty undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. students were selected from around the world to attend the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’s Global Food Symposium as part of the Next Generation Delegation.
Mar 31 2017
This year five public policy graduate students participated in the annual Spring Break Trip to Washington, D.C. This trip, which is funded by the Public Policy Department, gives participants the opportunity to engage with policy leaders who focus on some of the most pressing policy issues in the...
Professor Rob Reich
Dec 13 2016
Elizabeth Bernal, MA 2017, interviews Professor Rob Reich to reflect on the 2016 election and gain insights as to what this event means in terms of justice and democracy.
Esteban Guerrero
Jun 13 2016
Public Policy student Esteban Guerrero discusses the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s inaugural leadership forum, Frontiers of Social Innovation, and the answers that emerged from the three days of presentations and discussions.
Jason Bade
Jun 9 2016
When Jason Bade graduated from Stanford in 2013, he never thought he would write a book. But now, he has not only become a best selling author, but also teaches at Stanford Law School while working at a Bay Area start up. He believes his Public Policy degree gave him the tools necessary to pursue...
By Amanda Lu, MA/MPP ‘17