Maria D. Fitzpatrick is a professor of economics and public policy and in 2020 she was named Cornell’s new associate vice provost for social sciences. She also is continuing her own robust research program, focusing on child and family policy.
A year after the provost announced plans to create a School of Public Policy, following a multiyear review of how to elevate Cornell’s excellence and prominence in the social sciences, the search for its first dean is underway.
Rahul Gandhi, member of India’s Parliament and former president of the Indian National Congress, will join Kaushik Basu for an open conversation on democracy, development, and life in politics, India, and the world March 2.
A Cornell doctoral student’s analysis of Chinese policies found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, market-based or incentive-based policies may actually benefit regulated firms in the traditional and “green” energy sectors.
In its next webinar, the College of Arts and Sciences’ (A&S) yearlong webinar series, “Racism in America,” will examine how protest movements and civil disobedience have sought to both end and uphold white supremacy and racial discrimination. The Feb. 24 event, in partnership with the Cornell Law School, is free and open to the public.