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Theory & Practice of Policy Analysis: Frameworks & Models

This course provides a critical overview of public policy, the policy process and policy analysis techniques. It places special emphasis on societal challenges at the intersection of technology and policy, including infrastructure, transportation, climate change, water and energy security, public health, and information and communications technology. Engineers and public policy specialists in the course will draw from public policy and governance literature, examine problem scenarios, and complete policy analysis exercises to bridge theory and practice and learn from different disciplinary expertise and perspectives.

POL SCI 701

Theory & Practice of Policy Analysis: Frameworks & Models

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Fall Offered?: Yes

This course provides a critical overview of public policy, the policy process and policy analysis techniques. It places special emphasis on societal challenges at the intersection of technology and policy, including infrastructure, transportation, climate change, water and energy security, public health, and information and communications technology. Engineers and public policy specialists in the course will draw from public policy and governance literature, examine problem scenarios, and complete policy analysis exercises to bridge theory and practice and learn from different disciplinary expertise and perspectives.


Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

Chair of the Department of Politial Science | Professor