教学,科研和服务协作

The faculty at the Bush School engage in collaborations in teaching, research, and service with colleges, departments, and institutes from across bet356体育在线 and the Texas A&M System.


Among the many advantages of having a major public affairs graduate program at bet356体育在线 is the opportunity for faculty from the Bush School of Government and Public Service to interact with their colleagues across the Texas A&M System in research efforts.

“We have an amazing range of expertise within the bet356体育在线 System,” said Dr. Arnold Vedlitz, Bush School professor and Bob Bullock Chair in Government and Public Policy. “Being able to call on our colleagues in the System universities and agencies enables us to address public policy issues from a wider perspective.”

合作研究项目是在bet356体育在线,教师和国家机构的研究人员将他们独特的专长和连接与融资机构全校性项目普遍。这些努力可以为学生在校布什提供研究机会,并提供范围广泛的问题进行跨学科的视角。

“Issues like health, economic development, and infrastructure require different perspectives from experts in several fields if we are to find workable and practical solutions,’ Vedlitz said. “Although the Bush School is only twenty years old, our faculty quickly adopted the collaborative research model that has been so successful at Texas A&M and the A&M System over the years.”

bet356体育在线的科研院所,学院为科学,技术和公共政策(istpp);该莫斯巴赫尔研究所贸易,经济学和公共政策;和国际的斯考克罗夫特研究所的事务,经常在不同学科的研究合作伙伴接触到的教师。

布什学院院长马克威尔士指出,该校的教师带来了独特的视角,以复杂的问题正在研究中。

“Our faculty represents a unique blend of academic expertise and extensive practical experience in public service,” said Welsh. “Collaboration between Bush school faculty and others with specialized knowledge in the Texas A&M System ensures that solutions proposed through research can be effectively implemented as policies.”

ISTPP currently has a number of projects that include faculty and agency researchers. The Institute’s work investigating the connections among transportation planning and transportation policy, and their relationship with climate change mitigation and adaptation has been a collaborative effort with researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Other research has included expertise from the Texas A&M Colleges of Liberal Arts, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, and Medicine.

“The Bush School’s research efforts fit perfectly with the land grant 任务 of Texas A&M,” said Vedlitz. “For more than 100 years, Texas A&M has been addressing problems faced by the state, nation, and the world in collaborative research efforts. We just had to prove that we could enhance those efforts, and I believe we have done that.”