310 South Grand Ave Iowa City, IA 52242
The Public Policy Center (PPC) is an interdisciplinary academic research center in the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) that investigates the most important issues affecting our daily lives. Our research is focused on Iowa and beyond. We also assist other researchers with their research and serve to bring the resources and expertise of the University to policy makers, and the public.
To provide policymakers and the public with information to make our lives and communities thrive in sustainable ways through academic research.
Three activities are used to fulfill this mission:
- Conduct externally funded academic research
- Stimulate and support interdisciplinary research on campus
- Engage the public by sharing the expertise and resources of the PPC and University