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Department of Public Administration & Policy

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Washington, DC 20016-8070

Research Centers & Institutes

Center for Environmental Policy

CEP CEP

The Center for Environmental Policy aims to improve the nation's ability to address environmental challenges through effective governance.

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Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research

Capitol Capitol

The Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research serves as a bridge between the academic and policy worlds, advancing scholarly research that addresses pressing issues and concerns.

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Metropolitan Policy Center

Metropolitan Policy Center Metropolitan Policy Center

The Metropolitan Policy Center (MPC) was created in the Fall of 2014. It serves as the metropolitan and urban research hub on AU's campus with a mission is to create knowledge and propose solutions to our 21st century metropolitan and urban challenges.

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Institute for the Study
of Public Policy Implementation

ISPPI ISPPI

The Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation is a unique forum where all stakeholders in the public policy implementation system can work together on a continuing basis to create compelling results for the public.

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