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Public Policy Studies

Public Policy Studies at Vanderbilt brings together the many tools of policy analysis, including political science, economics, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, statistics, and public finance. The result is a degree that provides a broad understanding of the forces that shape the policies that affect our daily lives and our futures.

Alexis Hunter
MSNBC features
VU Public Policy student Alexis Hunter

Nashville Mayors
Mayors share insight with public policy studies class

Bill Purcell
Former Nashville mayor Bill Purcell to teach a course for PPS in Spring 2013 on Cities in the 21st Century.