UMass Boston

Research & Impact

Areas of Public Policy and Public Administration Expertise

We provide policymakers, the media, and community members with data-driven insights on several areas of expertise:

  • Community organizing
  • Comparative public administration
  • Education reform
  • E-government
  • Faith-based initiatives
  • Family support
  • Financial institutions
  • Funding for social services
  • Gender equity
  • Health disparities
  • Housing
  • Immigration policy
  • International economic development
  • Management science planning models
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Performance measurement
  • Retirement income security
  • Public management
  • Race and racial justice
  • Urban affairs
  • Wealth inequality and asset development
  • Workforce development

Centers & Institutes

Our nationally and internationally known centers and institutes conduct innovative research and provide students with opportunities for jobs, internships, and possible thesis or dissertation data.

Research Available on Scholarworks

Browse past Public Policy & Public Affairs dissertations & capstone projects on through UMass Boston Scholarworks.