A round-up of Sanford student, faculty, and alumni blogs and Twitterfeeds.
This blog by visiting lecturer and assisant professor Misha Angrist features his thoughts about genomics and the relevant technologies, ethical/legal/social issues surrounding it, as well as anything that happens to be on his mind at the time.
Let Them Eat
Marie Lawrence PPS'10 blogs about her work with the Arizona Community Action Association as a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow. She is working on improving food stamp outreach efforts to Latino families in Maricopa county. Look forward to pictures, poems, policy and issue briefs, and cooking recipes!
Associate professors Don Taylor and David Schanzer delve into the problem of political gridlock and comment on America's big problems, covering a wide scope of topics from taxes to the media.
Public Policy student George Pearkes reflects on everything from hedge funds and financial regulation to self-segregation on the Duke football team, where he is a walk-on. OK, not everything. His interests are music, economics, finance, social media, and the world of ideas.
Sanford Journal of Public Policy
The SJPP is run by the graduate students at the Sanford School and is published online on an annual basis. It solicits articles across the spectrum of public policy in a variety of formats, including policy research and position papers, and interviews with policy professionals. Its website connects public policy students and practitioners to current policy discussions and different perspectives on today's policy challenges.
Here, There, Everywhere
Sanford Students blog about their summer internships
Social Entrepreneurs in Action
Teams of undergraduate students in the Enterprising Leadership Initiative (ELI), a project of the Hart Leadership Program at the Sanford School, are working to put their ideas into actions that improve lives in Durham, N.C. Projects aim to provide access to better nutrition, help start savings accounts for poor children, or reduce energy bills.
Fiona Morgan MPP'11 tweets about media and tech policy. She co-authored a case study on the media ecology of the Triangle area in North Carolina as part of her Knight Policy Intern with the New America Foundation this past summer.
Experts from inside and outside the field write about philanthropy, civil society, and related topics on this moderated blog hosted by the Sanford School’s Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society. Guest bloggers include Stanley Katz of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, Ellen Remmer, president and CEO of the Philanthropic Initiative, and Rick Cohen, Nonprofit Quarterly magazine.
One in a Billion
Alumnus Taylor Jacobson PPS’07 works for Teach for India in Mumbai. He writes about experiences related to living and working in India, Teach for India, development and fundraising, and social entrepreneurship.
Action Precedes Motivation
Kristin Goss, assistant professor of public policy and former journalist, blogs occasionally about a variety of political and policy-related issues. She studies civic engagement, the intersection of government and civil society, and women's political history.
FreeForAll: A Health Policy Blog
Associate Professor of Public Policy Don Taylor blogs about health care policy reform efforts. NOTE: As of Friday, March 18, 2011 I am blogging at the Incidental Economist. Please follow me over there, you can subscribe here.
Rob Lalka MPP’09 tweets about his innovations in government. He is a Presidential Management Fellow working at the US Department of State Office of Global Partnerships, where he coordinates partner engagement with business leaders, foundations, and social entrepreneurs in the United States and Muslim-majority countries.
Authors of these blogs have sole discretion over their content. They are not moderated by the Sanford School of Public Policy and do not represent official Sanford School of Public Policy positions. To suggest others that could be included here, please email email@example.com.
Class on the Sanford Building Lawn