Scrivner Institute of Public Policy

The Douglas and Mary Scrivner Institute of Public Policy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is an interdisciplinary hub for education, research and public engagement that addresses today’s most crucial policy issues with a local to global perspective and an emphasis on practical solutions. The Institute’s overarching aim is to deliver on a commitment to the public good through inclusive, engaged, innovative and ethical public policy curriculum and programming.

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Academic Programs

We host public policy degree programs at the bachelor's and master's levels, as well as an undergraduate minor.

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Discover how Scrivner's innovative public policy research is being conducted to analyze today’s most pressing policy issues and advance practical solutions toward the collective good.

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Center on American Politics

We host the Center on American Politics, which fosters democratic citizenship by promoting non-partisan understanding of and participation in American politics.

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Scrivner's Civil Discourse Initiative has three programs that span local to global policy issues and debates: the Scrivner Policy Roundtable, the Colorado Project, and the Denver Dialogues.

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