The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Courses

Our individual classes attract an academically diverse set of students. From 2017 to 2019, the three sections of PBPL 45: Introduction to Public Policy Research, taught each fall term to roughly 30 students, attracted students from 24 majors. During the same three-year time period, our Introduction to Public Policy (PBPL 5) class, a large lecture-based class that includes more than 100 students each winter term, attracted students from 34 majors.

The prerequisite for the public policy minor is one course conveying quantitative or qualitative research methods. Options include Economics 10, Government 10, Mathematics 10, Psychology 10, Sociology 10, Mathematics and Social Sciences 15, Geography 11, Geography 9.01 (previously GEOG 50), Sociology 11, or Education 11.

Fall 2021

PBPL 43/ECON 77: Social Entrepreneurship, Professor Andrew Samwick (9L)

PBPL 44/ GOVT 37 Polling, Public Opinion, and Public Policy, Professor Jason Barabas (9L)

PBPL 45: Introduction to Public Policy Research, Professor Ronald Shaiko (10A)

PBPL 83.01/ GOVT 83.28: Persuasion & Policy Process, Professor Jennifer Jerit (2A)

PBPL 85: Topics in Global Policy Leadership, Professor Herschel Nachlis - Instructor Permission (2A)

PBPL 91: Independent Study in Public Policy, Professor Ronald Shaiko (Arrange)

Winter 2022

PBPL 5: Introduction to Public Policy, Professor Ronald Shaiko (10)

PBPL 26/ GOVT 30.14: Health Politics and Policy, Professor Herschel Nachlis (2A)

PBPL 40.01/ QSS 20: Modern Statistical Computing, Professor Rebecca Johnson (3A and 6A)

PPBL 82.08  Special Topics in Public Policy: Field Research Methods, Professor Anne Sosin (10A)

PBPL 83.02/ GOVT 83.27 Public Policy and Politics, Professor Jason Barabas (10)

PBPL 91: Independent Study in Public Policy, Professor Ronald Shaiko (Arrange)

EDUC 20 Educational Issues in Contemporary Society - Professor Charles Wheelan (2A)

Spring 2022

PBPL 28/ GOVT 30.09: Law, Courts, and Judges, Professor Herschel Nachlis

PBPL 40: Economics of Public Policymaking, Professor Charles Wheeln

PBPL 41/WRIT 41: Writing and Speaking Public Policy, Professor Julie Kalish

PBPL 42/GOVT 60.04: Ethics and Public Policy, Professor Julie Rose

PBPL 84.04/GOVT 83.24: Inequality and American Democracy, Professor Herschel Nachlis

PBPL 91: Independent Study in Public Policy, Professor Ronald Shaiko (Arrange)

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