Teaching Policy Analysis Through Animated Films: A Mickey Mouse Assignment? October 2015 By Andrew S. PennockValerie Cooley Teaching Policy Analysis Through Animated Films: A Mickey Mouse Assignment? Teaching Policy Analysis Through Animated Films: A Mickey Mouse Assignment? PS: Political Science and Politics Andrew S. Pennock Andy Pennock is an associate professor of public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He serves UVA as the faculty director of Batten’s MPP orientation program, on Batten’s curriculum committee, and as an elected member of the Executive Council of the Faculty Senate. Pennock’s academic research examines public policy in the global economy as well as the scholarship of teaching and learning Read full bio Valerie Cooley Related Content Andrew S. Pennock Scrap the Syllabus: In This Batten Course, Students Take the Lead News Tackling everything from the death penalty to affordable housing, the students in Batten professor Andy Pennock's Virginia Politics and Policy don’t just participate in the course—they design it themselves. Meet the 2021 Batten Finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows Program News One of the most prestigious programs for graduate students and alumni interested in public service, the fellowship affords recipients two years of experience and training at a federal agency.