Faculty and Research

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Cutting-edge research faculty members and leading policy practitioners enliven our classrooms and teach critical skills essential to students’ future careers.

Faculty Research

Marty Luby, JR DeShazo, Jay Hartzell and Robert Estrada at the LBJ School/BDA Conference

LBJ School and Bond Dealers of America host Innovations for Infrastructure Conference

The LBJ School and the Bond Dealers of America brought together more than 150 experts across infrastructure, public finance, government and academia to discuss the future of energy and water, and the role of government and the financial sector to realize the needed investment.
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New national clearinghouse on prison oversight to be unveiled by the Prison and Jail Innovation Lab at The University of Texas at Austin

The Prison and Jail Innovation Lab at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas is proud to introduce a groundbreaking national clearinghouse designed to significantly change the dialogue on prison oversight.
LBJ faculty featured at APPAM

From Austin to Atlanta: LBJ School at APPAM Research Conference

The 2023 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference will see the LBJ School at UT Austin shine on the national stage. With 15 separate APPAM sessions featuring 12 distinguished scholars from LBJ, including 5 faculty members and 7 students, policy leaders from Austin, Texas, are poised to make a significant impact in Atlanta, Georgia, from November 9-11.

LBJ Professors Answer: Why LBJ? Why Now?

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Sought-after experts with open doors

Some of the most distinguished scholars and practitioners in their fields, our faculty members inspire students with new and imaginative approaches to policy analysis and engagement—both in and out of the classroom. They are readily accessible to students and research collaborators.

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Cutting-edge research that changes lives

Our faculty members bring the latest research and analysis methods and substantive policy findings directly into the classroom. Students benefit from this hands-on expertise while also playing a central role in conducting research and co-authoring publications.