About the Georgetown Public Policy Review

The Georgetown Public Policy Review is the McCourt School of Public Policy’s nonpartisan academic journal, offering analysis and critical insight on today’s most pressing policy challenges. GPPR is a student-run publication, featuring articles from students, faculty, policy analysts, and practitioners across the globe. Our mission is to promote thorough and empirical work in our field, as well as provide an outlet for thoughtful and provocative pieces on current events and contentious issues.



President Barack Obama at Georgetown University in 2015 discussing policy responses to poverty


Our location in Washington, D.C. allows GPPR to access high-profile interviews and cutting-edge research and analysis from major players in the policy world. GPPR provides an invaluable opportunity for students to interact with faculty and policy leaders, showcase excellent student work, and shape dialogue within the Georgetown community.

The Editorial Board’s statement regarding publishing commentary and opinion on recent events can be found here.