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To help us better understand and unpack the racial implications of the amendment, the Wilder School’s Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute  and the Minority Political Leadership Institute hosted a lively virtual discussion featuring state policymakers and thought leaders on the subject.
News / October 27, 2020

Unpacking the racial implications of Virginia's Amendment 1

To help us better understand and unpack the racial implications of Virginia's Amendment 1, the Wilder School’s Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute and the Minority Political Leadership Institute hosted a lively virtual discussion featuring state policymakers and thought leaders on the subject.

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News / October 27, 2020

Protecting the Integrity of the Vote

Our most recent Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy featured Christopher E. “Chris” Piper, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Elections on October 21. Piper addressed the ongoing and most recent concerns behind the security and protection of the election and voters, as well as the importance of know how and where you can vote especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Events / October 27, 2020

Holsworth to talk Election 2020 and Beyond: What Happened and What's Next

Join the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs for a Lunch and Learn Zoom presentation featuring Bob Holsworth, Ph.D., a political scientist and founding director of the Center for Public Policy and the Wilder School on November 18.

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The university community congratulates Wilder School Dean and Professor Dr. Susan Gooden, the 2021 recipient of the Charles H. Levine Memorial Award for Excellence in Public Administration.
News / October 16, 2020

Wilder School Dean Susan Gooden elected vice president of global accreditation body

Congratulations to VCU L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs Dean, Susan Gooden, who was elected Vice President of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) at its 2020 annual conference.

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Left to right (first row): Whitney Hubbard Brown, Rebekah Cazares, Sarah Delaney, Chelsey DeLeon (second row) Daniel Motta, Amelie Rives, Hillary Small, Alex Valorose, Matthew Whibley
News / October 13, 2020

Announcing the Class of 2020 Wilder Fellows

The Wilder School is pleased to announce the 2020 cohort of Wilder Graduate Scholars’ Fellowship Program which includes a talented and dynamic class of nine students from diverse backgrounds and programs.

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Please join the Crime & Justice Research Alliance (CJRA) and the Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) for its fourth annual “Ask a Criminologist” congressional briefing hosted by the VCU Wilder School on  Wednesday, October 21.
News / October 13, 2020

Wilder School to host ACJS Congressional “Ask a Criminologist” briefing

Please join the Crime & Justice Research Alliance (CJRA) and the Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) for its fourth annual “Ask a Criminologist” congressional briefing hosted by the VCU Wilder School on Wednesday, October 21.

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The October Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy featured Shaun L. Gabbidon, a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Harrisburg and examined the connection between racial perceptions, criminal justice policy and punishment.
News / October 13, 2020

The power and danger of public perception in matters of race and criminology

The Wilder School Doctoral Lecture Series in Public Policy featuring Shaun L. Gabbidon, a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Harrisburg examined the connection between racial perceptions, criminal justice policy and punishment.

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Wilder School faculty will be at the forefront of the first-ever virtual Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) conference held October 14-16.
News / October 13, 2020

Wilder School Students & Alumni Honored at NASPAA 2020 Virtual Conference

Wilder School faculty will be at the forefront of the first-ever virtual Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) conference held October 14-16.

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Zbell, Smith, and Garcia are all experienced members of the Wilder School’s Undergraduate Advising Office who were recently recognized by the university with distinctions for service.
Faculty News / October 13, 2020

Numerous awards received within the Undergraduate Advising Office

Nicolette Zbell, Matthew Smith, and Nick Garcia are all experienced members of the Wilder School’s Undergraduate Advising Office who were recently recognized by the university with distinctions for service.

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Wilder School professor Sarah Jane Brubaker and Kellie Carlyle, an associate professor at the VCU School of Medicine are co-PIs.
News / September 29, 2020

The Department of Justice awards $425,000 to School of Medicine and Wilder School researchers to reduce risk for girls in the Juvenile Justice system

iCubed core has been awarded a $425,000 award from the Department of Justice "Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice" grant for their project "Disrupting the Trauma-to-Prison Pipeline for Girls in Virginia: A Multilevel Intervention."

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