Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

Media Mention May 9, 2017

Commentary: Texas’ future unravels with budget cuts to higher education

LBJ Professor Kenneth Ashworth laments the Texas Legislature's cuts to higher education.

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News May 5, 2017

Policy Research Institute Provides LBJ School Faculty Opportunities for Worldwide Research

Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.

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Map of the world with pins indicating regions where faculty are conducting supported research
News May 2, 2017

Dr. Cynthia Osborne Appointed to National Academy of Sciences Committee, Expands Research in Key Areas of Health, Social Policy

The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) has appointed Dr. Cynthia Osborne, associate professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and one of the country’s foremost health and social policy researchers, to a 12-member interdisciplinary committee tasked with reducing the

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Cynthia Osborne speaks at the podium at the Fatherhood Summit
Media Mention May 1, 2017

Trump is spontaneously re-writing America's foreign policy playbook

Autocratic leaders who may have had strained relationships with past US presidential administrations due to dubious human-rights records appear to have a new ally in the White House. LBJ Professor Will Inboden discusses.

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Media Mention April 30, 2017

COMMENTARY: A historian's take on Trump's first 100 days

Historian and LBJ professor Jeremi Suri offers his take on Trump's first 100 days

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Media Mention April 28, 2017

The Threat to NEA Funding and Austin

Keeping art alive takes cash. Since its founding in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts has supplied money to artists and organizations all over the U.S., the Texan art scene prominent among them. Since 2010, Austin alone has received close to $11 million in NEA grants. Through this number,

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Forklift Danceworks rehearsing PowerUP! (Photo by John Anderson)
Media Mention April 28, 2017

A Path Out Of Poverty: Career Training + Quality Head Start

What makes a high-quality learning program effective not just for the child but the whole family? The LBJ School's Chris King may have the answer.

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News April 27, 2017

Research from the LBJ School Informs Raise the Age Bill

LBJ School faculty, students and alumni are working to transform the juvenile justice system.

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LBJ School alumnus and Texas Representative Gene Wu at the Texas Legislature
Media Mention April 18, 2017

Why U.S. Strategy Must Adapt to Technological Change

LBJ Professor Eugene Gholz makes the case for technological innovation in U.S. grand strategy.

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A row of F18 fighter jets on the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is prepared for patrols off the disputed South China Sea, March 3, 2017 (AP photo by Bullit Marquez).
Media Mention April 14, 2017

More donors starting funds rather than giving directly to charities

With Fidelity Charitable replacing United Way at the top of Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of top U.S. charities, it is clear that philanthropy is changing. Former LBJ School adjunct professor Meeta Kothare was not surprised with these rankings, which she suggests reflect broader changes in the

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Magaly Rivera is shown with the food truck she started with the help of services from Caritas. Caritas was the fifth most-funded local nonprofit by Fidelity Charitable account holders. (Photo courtesy of Caritas)