“By working collaboratively, we—as faculty, staff, students, community organizations, service providers, policy makers, and public and elected officials—can and will improve lives and move towards a more just and equitable world.”

~ Mary McKay / Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean of the Brown School

Preparing students, scholars, community members, and policy makers for distinguished service and leadership in policy practice.

Leveraging a vast network of trans-disciplinary scholarship and community knowledge to inform critical policy issues.

Undertaking meaningful public engagement with a wide range of stakeholders to advance effective policy solutions and practices.

Upholding a long-term investment in policy priorities that tackle social and economic disparities.

Established by the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, the Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Policy Institute is a center for public policy engagement. Our mission is to advance social and economic justice by working collaboratively to connect evidence-based policy solutions to public awareness, practitioner training, and policy decision-making.