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UCR School of Public Policy

What is Public Policy?

Public policy is the study of identifying, addressing, and solving social, economic, and environmental challenges.


Public policy prepares students for careers in government, politics, and law while serving in public agencies, non-profit organizations, and private sector firms.


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Meet the Dean

Mark C. Long began his role as Dean of the UCR School of Public Policy (SPP) in January 2023, following the successful tenure of Anil Deolalikar, who served as Founding Dean of SPP.


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