Survey Research

2022 MASR Academic Excellence Award: Rebecca Conto

The UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) is pleased to announce the recipients of our academic excellence awards. These prestigious awards are given annually to a student or students who are graduating from the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Administration – Executive Track (MPA Fellows), Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Master […]

2022 David B. Walker Award: Cristian G. Corza Godinez and Brittany L. LaMarr

The David B. Walker Award was established with a generous donation from Parashar Patel, MPA ‘91. This award is given annually to recognize a student in the program who exemplifies tireless dedication to public service. Ideally, the awardee would have an interest in Federalism. David B. Walker: This endowment honors David B. Walker, former director […]

2022 Alumni Impact Award: Christopher Barnes, MASR

2022 Alumni Impact Awards: Recognizes School of Public Policy (SPP) alumni (MPA, MPA Fellows, MPP and MASR) at any stage in their career who have made a significant recent contribution to their field. Nominees may work in any sector; public, private, or nonprofit. Examples may include but are not limited to driving a meaningful program […]

Fall 2021 New Faces of the DPP

This Fall semester the Department of Public Policy (DPP) welcomes 131 new masters, certificate, and undergraduate students as well as four additional members of the DPP faculty. Over 35 undergraduate institutions are represented among our Master of Public Administration (MPA), MPA Fellows, Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Survey Research (MASR) programs. Students previously completed […]

Surveys and Law with MASR Student Mike Keyes

Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR) student Mike Keyes decided to pursue an MASR after noticing how often surveys are used in trademark litigation cases. Keyes explains that consumer confusion between trademarks is the main point of contention in these litigation cases, and highlights how important it is to gather evidence through surveys about […]

MASR: Media and Communication Campaigns Coursework for Spring

This Spring (2021) students in the Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR) – Media and Communication Campaigns Track can start taking Track specific coursework online through UConn’s Department of Communication. Learn more about the upcoming coursework below. For more information about the Track and career outcomes, please see our […]

Why Political Science and the Department of Public Policy (DPP)?

Political Science students are able to seek a wide variety of careers in the public, nonprofit and private sectors with a degree from the Department of Public Policy. Roughly 40% of our grads leave Connecticut each year, relocating to cities including Boston, Minneapolis, New York City, San Antonio and Washington D.C. Master of Public Administration […]