This Fall/Spring capstone course allows students to apply the knowledge and skills from their core and elective courses, internships, and other experiences to address a current policy problem faced by a government agency, not-for-profit organization, or business firms, providing them with real-time, expert analysis.
Students worked with the Atlanta Local Food Initiative
to analyze how other prominent US cities have approached urban agricultural phenomena in response to the increasing demand for a more sustainable local food system for Atlanta.
In 2017, Project Sidewalk Scholars: Safe Routes to School Program Analysis
won best Public Policy Capstone. The Sidewalk Scholars team interviewed participants in TAG Academy’s safe routes to school program looking at what worked and how the program could be improved.
Contact: Richard Barke
, Director of Undergraduate Public Policy Program, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Global Development Capstone
enables students to address local and global issues aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Students taking this course are all Global Development minors, and their research focused on food insecurity and food deserts, studying menstrual stigma, addressing gender equity in makerspaces in India, and mitigating the impact of cow waste. Read more about the winning projects here
Contact: Neha Kumar
, Associate Professor, College of Computing, email@example.com