• Associate Professor Christine Mahoney in the classroom

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    Our innovative approach to public policy has attracted some of the best scholar-practitioners in political science, psychology, law, history and economics. They’re driven by policy issues and eager to abandon academic silos.
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    Batten School students do not only study public policy, they interact with the nation's leaders and affect policy in their communities. Professor Gerry Warburg's MPP class visits with legislators and their staff on Capitol Hill.

Batten News

Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will speak at the University of Virginia on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. His talk, “Future Leaders Forum,” is being sponsored by the Batten Graduate Council and held at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in Garrett Hall. 

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The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy recently formed a partnership with the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, to promote international cooperation and friendship.

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The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy is a co-sponsor of the 2016 Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Regional Student Conference. The spring research conference will be held on April 1-2, 2016, at George Mason University's Arlington campus near Washington, DC.

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