Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Taubman Center

About

The A. Alfred Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brings together scholars, practitioners, and students from different perspectives to address important problems facing American politics and policy. Since 1984, the Taubman Center has influenced local, national, and global policymakers working at the intersection of research and public engagement. 

The Taubman Center’s programming includes:

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Research

Research

Taubman Center faculty produce influential books and public issue briefs. The Center is also home to the Study of Educational Standards.  The Taubman Center also supports faculty & student research partnerships.

Featured research currently focuses on three themes:

  • Legislative Politics and Policy Advocacy
  • Obstacles to Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Empowerment
  • Domestic Violence and Human Security

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Internship Funding

  • Governor Frank Licht '38 Internship
  • Happy and John Hazen White, Sr. Internship
  • Noah Krieger ’93 Memorial Internship

Polls

Public Opinion and Policy Polling

Americans distrust government, are uneasy about personal and financial security

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