Through our policy research and outreach centers, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs leads the way in developing solutions to many of the critical challenges facing Minnesota, the nation, and the world. Stay informed on this essential work by signing up to receive regular updates from any or all of these programs.
The Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy fosters interdisciplinary and community-engaged research on energy and environmental policy.
The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance is a preeminent hub for political and policy analysis in the Midwest. The Center generates dialogue across difference by stimulating vigorous but civil debate.
The Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy illuminates gender-based disparities through research, teaching, and public engagement.
The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice is dedicated to finding solutions to racial and ethnic inequality.
The Human Rights Program, based in the College of Liberal Arts, is a hub of interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach in the field of human rights.
The Global Policy Area focuses on such areas as national security, human rights, economic development, and international policy cooperation.