Wilder School in Action

Fall 2021 highlights include the recent work of Dean Gooden, ways that Wilder School research is promoting health equity in the commonwealth, faculty and alumnus spotlights, and a feature on Dr. Nancy Stutts upon her retirement. Read more.

Fall 2020 highlights include the Wilder School Commonwealth Poll being selected as a CNN Presidential Poll, ways in which Wilder School scholarship helps to address the dual pandemics of the coronavirus and racism, and insights from Governor Wilder on racial reconciliation. Read more.

Spring 2020 highlights include celebrating The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder’s legacy; the work of the Wilder School’s Center for Public Policy; and a profile of Dr. Christina Mancini and her work to fight crime with research.  Read more.

Fall 2019 highlights include the Wilder School’s hosting of a Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) Public Service Weekend; celebrating the Excellence in Government Awards; and a profile of Dr. Blue Wooldridge as he transitions to a distinguished career professor and professor emeritus. Read more.

ASPA PA Times  Articles

Examining Public Support for Taxation and Public Services (October 2021)

The Pandemic’s Ongoing Impacts on Mental Health, Relationships and Finance (September 2021)

Racial and Ethnic Minorities Lead the Way in Willingness to Get Vaccinated (July 2021)

Parent Perceptions of Child Vaccinations and In-Person Schooling (June 2021)

Celebrating Excellence in Government (May 2021)

Promoting Equity and Reducing Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts (April 2021)

Vaccines, Masks, Finance and More: Public Opinion on Pandemic Policies (February 2021)

In the Midst of the Pandemic, the Economy Remains a Major Concern (February 2021)

CompassPoint Podcast

Through the CompassPoint Podcast, we explore a variety of public policy-related topics, including planning, data analysis, land use, leadership development, policy and program evaluation, and more.

Episode 1: The MetroView data system

Episode 2: Why evaluate? A deeper look at the types and benefits of program evaluation

Episode 3: Leading with Grace – A reflection on 20 years of The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute

Episode 4: Putting your research to work with the Translational Research Fellows program