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Public Policy students have frequent contact with a faculty advisor to plan a curriculum and select an area of specialization. Students contact advisors at least once a semester for advice on course selection and other matters. Faculty advisors are initially chairs of the track committee of the concentration each student wishes to pursue.

Prospective students interested in general information about the program should contact the department’s academic advisor. Students are encouraged to contact track advisors to learn more about a particular area of concentration.

Academic Advisor
Sally Helms

Policy Concentration Advisors
Educational Policy - Dave Marcotte
Evaluation and Analytical Methods - Marvin Mandell, Dave Marcotte
Health Policy - Nancy Miller, David Salkever, Adele Kirk
Public Management - Donald Norris
Urban Policy - John Rennie Short

Disciplinary Concentration Advisors:
Economics - Tim Gindling
Policy History (Ph.D. only) - Marjoleine Kars