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Posts from 2017

Call for Proposals: Work with Goldman School Student Consultants to Solve Policy Problems

Is your organization facing a policy problem and would benefit from having a team of Goldman School graduate student consultants analyze and develop a solution? Update 2/9/2018: We are no longer accepting proposals for the APA and CAP. Please visit this page again in Summer 2018. We encourage you to su… More

Job Posting: Associate/Full Professor

The Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting a search to fill a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor of Public Policy or above, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. We seek applications from researchers and scholars who focus on policy … More

Don’t Suspend Students. Empathize.

David L. Kirp

To his teachers at Ridgeway High School in Memphis, Jason Okonofua was a handful. During class, his mind drifted and he would lose the thread of the lesson. He slouched at his desk and dozed off. His teachers seemed to take it personally, as a sign of disrespect. He earned detention and was suspended several time… More

Dean Brady on DACA

From Dean Henry E. Brady

Today's action by the Trump Administration to end DACA demonstrates the ultimate failure of our government to develop humane and thoughtful solutions to problems, especially those regarding immigration. My personal opinion is that DACA was the right solution to a vexing situation and that ending it elevates l… More