Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, comments on the Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2015. Read the full article in the June 26, 2015, edition ...
Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's potential plan to run for a state or county office position. Read the full article in ...
Aug. 13, 2015, 9 a.m.Go to Event
Sept. 9, 2015, 5 p.m.
The Vietnam War: 50 Years On
Join the Baker Institute Roundtable Young Professionals and Rice University's Veterans in Business Association for a panel commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with four critically acclaimed writers who served in the war.
Sept. 29, 2015, 8:30 a.m.
The United States and Mexico: Addressing a Shared Legacy of Neglected Tropical Diseases and Poverty
This conference will bring together scientists and policy experts to discuss how neglected tropical diseases are affecting the United States and Mexico and to determine ways that the two countries can work together to address these diseases.
Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 9th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 18th among U.S. think tanks and fourth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2014 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.