Policy and the Pandemic Series

Join faculty from Penn State's School of Public Policy as they assess the response to the coronavirus pandemic, explore policies adopted to manage the crisis, and discuss the impact on policy priorities and future policy decisions. They'll also take viewer questions.

Join us for a series of virtual conversations, "Policy and the Pandemic," Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. beginning June 10. Faculty from Penn State's School of Public Policy will assess the response to the coronavirus pandemic, explore policies adopted to manage the crisis, and discuss the impact on policy priorities and future policy decisions. Read more about the series in Penn State News. To view replays of events, visit our series playlist on YouTube or click the Replay button next to each listing in the event schedule. 

 

 

Schedule of Events:

Wednesday, June 10,

2-3 p.m.

State Responses to COVID-19, State Reputations and Long-Term Economic Health

Chris Witko, Associate Director of the School of Public Policy and Professor of Public Policy and Political Science

Wednesday, June 17, 

2-3 p.m. 

PA Local Officials' Response to Coronavirus

Read the report we'll be discussing: https://democracy.psu.edu/covid_report

Selena Ortiz, Assistant Professor of Health Policy Administration and Demography

Wednesday, June 24,

2-3 p.m.

Health Policy Scholars' Assessment of the U.S. COVID-19 Response

Simon Haeder, Assistant Professor of Public Policy

 

Wednesday, July 1,

2-3 p.m.

Fiscal Policy Responses to COVID-19

Tima Moldogazîev, Associate Professor of Public Policy

Wednesday, July 8,

2-3 p.m.

Racial Disparities and COVID-19

Niki vonLockette, Associate Professor of Public Policy and African American Studies