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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

About Us

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center provides a unique opportunity for policy makers and researchers to work together to address the challenges of local, state, and federal policy. Center researchers combine professional expertise with rigorous academic methods and stakeholder involvement. The Center brings commitment to collaborations as well as timely processes and outcomes.

Public Policy Center researchers come from diverse disciplines, including: Business, Economics, Family and Consumer Sciences, Law, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. Our staffers typically participate in projects through grants and contracts. The Center has worked with a wide variety of local, state, and federal organizations for nearly twenty years.

We are leaders in utilizing university resources to research important questions and bring about real world solutions. The Center is poised to assist you with policy-oriented research, consulting, data collection (e.g., interviews, focus groups, surveys) and analysis, program evaluation and management, as well as strategic planning and facilitation. Faculty and staff are dedicated to employing their disciplinary approaches, along with the expertise of policymakers, and the voices of stakeholders, to create public policy that responds to a variety of needs and issues within our community.