CLASS TOPICS

Provided below are a list of topics we plan to offer in the future along with our flagship course - Public Policy Analysis for Science, Engineering, and Health Students and Professionals.  Note that several topics can make up a class.  Classes and topics can also be customized for your group's needs whether it be for a "day in Washington" or a memo or infographic for your state legislature.

  • Introduction to Science & Technology (S&T) Policy

    • History​ and Key Themes

    • How Laws are REALLY made

    • Federal Agency Overview

    • States & S&T Policy

    • Global & International S&T Policy

  • Innovation & Economic Development

  • Communicating with Policy Makers and the Public

    • Principles of Policymaker and Public Communication

    • Unconscious Bias & Policy Communication & Intepretation

    • Congressional testimony​

    • Op-eds

    • Memos

    • Advocacy

    • Infographics

    • Videos

    • Slide Decks

  • Analysis Methods

    • Public Policy Analysis 

    • Congressional and state legislative bills​

    • Congressional and state budgets

    • Benefit-Cost analysis

    • Stakeholder Analysis

    • Risk Analysis

    • Life Cycle Assessment

    • American Political Analysis

    • Non-Market Analysis

  • American Public Policy and Politics for International Students​

  • Energy & Environmental Policy

  • Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship

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