George Mason University is ranked among the highest research institutions in the country by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, earning a designation in the “Highest Research Activity” (R1) category. Today, more than $100 million in research grants and contracts have been awarded to faculty, students, and staff.
With this university-wide commitment to research of consequence, the Schar School is truly part of policy in action, working to address and solve key issues that impact the lives of citizens and nations.
RESEARCH OF CONSEQUENCE
NEREYDA SEVILLA, BIODEFENSE PHD '17
Nereyda Sevilla, who received her PhD in Biodefense in 2017, created a computer model for tracking and stopping suspected pandemics transmitted by airplanes. Her work could potentially save billions of dollars in misdirected federal and state money and give millions of air passengers more precise information about infections.
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ERIK GOEPNER, PUBLIC POLICY PHD '18
What role does trauma play on the future incidence or prevalence of civil war? PhD in Public Policy candidate Erik Goepner examines this topic in a new study.
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A FACULTY OF EXPERTS
As experts in their fields, the Schar School’s faculty are renowned for their active role in research, policy analysis, and recommendations on key issues that captivate the Washington, D.C. policy community. Browse their areas of research, and connect with faculty to learn more about their focus areas.
REGIONS: Africa | East Asia | Europe | Latin America | Middle East | South Asia | United States
ACADEMIC FIELDS: Change Management | Comparative Politics | Elections | Federalism/State and Local Government | Gender | Industrial Organization | Interest Groups | International Economics | International Migration | International Relations | International Security | Knowledge Management | Leadership | Legislatures | Nonprofit Management | Organizations | Philanthropy | Political Communication | Political Economy | Political Theory | Presidency and Executive Branch | Public Administration | Public Law | Public Management | Public Opinion | Qualitative Methods | Quantitative Methods | Race and Ethnicity | Sociology | U.S. Politics
POLICY AREAS: Democratization | Economic Development | Economic Policy | Education Policy | Energy Policy | Entrepreneurship | Environmental Policy | Fiscal Policy and Budgeting | Foreign Policy | Health Policy | International Development | Labor Policy | Macroeconomics | Microeconomics | Regional Development | Regulatory Policy | Science and Technology Policy | Security Policy | Social Welfare Policy | Trade Policy | Transportation Policy | Urban Policy
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