Spotlights

Faculty spotlight

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The Women + Girls Research Alliance (W+GRA) is excited to announce the 2023-2024 Seed Grants recipients. Each of the grants emphasizes community partnerships and community-engaged research activities that address the critical areas of mental health and wellness, economic security/mobility, and equity in the Charlotte metropolitan area. W+GRA has awarded each grantee, or team $5000 each […]

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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Congratulations to Faith Butta on defending her dissertation, titled “A Spatial Evaluation of Housing and Supportive Service Locations for The Formerly Homeless: The Case of Charlotte, North Carolina.” The Housing Act of 1949 set its goals to revitalize American cities and provide adequate housing and suitable living environments for families. Although this goal has been […]

Faith Butta

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Congratulations to Faith Butta on defending her dissertation, titled “A Spatial Evaluation of Housing and Supportive Service Locations for The Formerly Homeless: The Case of Charlotte, North Carolina.” The Housing Act of 1949 set its goals to revitalize American cities and provide adequate housing and suitable living environments for families. Although this goal has been […]

Alumni spotlight

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Class of 2018 alumnus, Mauricio Quiñones-Domínguez, a professor of economics at Universidad Javeriana Cali, recently published his work titled: Intragenerational mobility and the concept of the equalization of longer-term incomes: An estimation for a developing country. Read More

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

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Class of 2014 alumna, Stephany De Scisciolo, recently published her work titled, Foundational Change: How the Detroit CDO Fund is Transforming the Ecosystem for BIPOC-Led and BIPOC-Serving Nonprofits. Read More

Robert Pinka Presents

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHTRobert Pinka presented his research on Race, Gender, and Class in the Federal Workplace: Understanding Job Satisfaction in the Federal Workforce Through an Intersectional Lens on The Government Employee Experience Panel at the SECoPA (Southeastern Conference for Public Administration) annual conference on Thursday September 28, 2023.

Alumni/Faculty spotlight

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Class of 2022 alumnus, Nathan Duma, a Data and Policy Analyst at The Sphere Institute, co-authored a paper with PPOL faculty member, Isabelle Nilsson, titled, Local factors driving the adoption of municipal voluntary environmental programs: the case of Sweden’s eco-municipalities which was published in the Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Read More https://www.tandfonline.com/…/10…/09640568.2023.2178883

Lessons of the 1918 Flu Epidemic

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Research by Public Policy Doctoral Student Lauren Austin Graduate, Class of 2018 Lauren Austin ’18, who earned her Public Policy Ph.D. and master’s degree in History from UNC Charlotte, researched this influenza pandemic, which left citizens “afraid to breathe,” as she describes it. Her research with co-author Dr. William P. Brandon appears in the book, […]

Faculty Blog Post

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Unfolding evidence of election fraud in North Carolina’s 9th District shows the urgent need for reform of state election systems Dr. Mary Jo Shepherd, Public Policy Alumna and Faculty Member Public Policy Alumna and Faculty member Mary Jo Shepherd has a blog post featured on the United States Politics and Policy website regarding the investigation into election […]

Social Inequality Policy Research

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UNC Charlotte’s Public Policy Program is Discovering the Roots of STEM Inequality Public Policy Faculty Collaboration UNC Charlotte’s Public Policy Program Faculty are working to discover the roots of social and gender inequality in fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education through their research. Many of their projects include grant-funded opportunities for collaboration […]