School of Economic, Political & Policy Sciences

#MeToo Scandals at Nonprofits Likely to Grow

Recent scandals at the Human Society and Red Cross have shown that U.S. nonprofits are not immune to the sexual harassment and abuse accusations brought to light by the #MeToo movement. According to faculty members in the Public and Nonprofit Management program at UT Dallas, this type of behavior is more widespread than we might think and often goes unpunished. read more...

Peace Corps Program Helps EPPS Students Go Global

EPPS students interested in exploring international careers can sign up for the University's new Peace Corps Prep Program to better prepare for intercultural immersion. Those who want to serve with the Peace Corps are not guaranteed a position, but the prep program will allow them to become a more competitive candidate. read more...

High Fees in Juvenile Justice System Harm Youth

A recent Juvenile Law Center report, Debtors' Prisons for Kids? The High Cost of Fines and Fees in the Juvenile Justice System, surveyed lawyers for children, other professionals, youth, and families to learn about the consequences of these costs. In a guest commentary for the Kansas City Star, EPPS Criminology Professor Alex R. Piquero along with the report's lead author outline some possible solutions.
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