Centers & Institutes

National Policy Consensus Center 
This Center is establishing the use of collaborative practices among the states by hosting an extensive network of state dispute resolution programs, joint projects between states and partner organizations, supplying information, consultation, and technical assistance, and offering consensus-building training and education.

Center for Public Service
CPS synthesizes the Hatfield School's teaching, research, and service-related activities and applies this practical knowledge to build leadership and improve the effectiveness of public service professionals and organizations.

Center for Turkish Studies
This Institute engages in both academic research and private and public sector contracts on topics related to contemporary business, economics, finance, and politics in Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Center for Women's Leadership
The mission for the Center for Women's Leadership is to increase women's leadership in public policy through targeted teaching and community service programs. The Center works toward this goal by promoting scholarship that examines the presence and role of women in politics and public policy and by providing diverse and inclusive service programs that will develop the next generation of women leaders who will serve the city, state, region and nation.

Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute 
Designed to provide policy makers throughout the state with a forum in which issues of policy and practice may be explored, using objective, performance-based criteria.