The mission of the Global Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University is to develop and share innovative research and policy analysis that addresses emerging issues in global affairs. Sponsored by Loyola Marymount University, GPI@LMU advances the University’s commitments to academic excellence and global citizenship, serving as a global policy resource for students, policy makers and the Los Angeles public.
WHO WE ARE
GPI@LMU is a new interdisciplinary think tank in Los Angeles that applies rigorous academic research to help solve global policy challenges. GPI@LMU and its Fellows are developing a scholarly policy network in Los Angeles, producing scholarship and hosting events to engage policy leaders, opinion makers, and researchers on emerging issues in global affairs.
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ON EMERGING ISSUES
Left Coast Perspectives, GPI@LMU’s blog brings the latest research and insights of its Fellows and LMU faculty into the global policy conversation.
GPI@LMU events will bring together top thinkers and policy makers to address emerging issues of global concern.
The GPI@LMU Power Index will offer academics and policy researchers a new tool to compare power and quality of life among nations worldwide.
TRAINING YOUNG POLICY MAKERS
GPI@LMU offers undergraduate students the chance to build skills in global policy analysis through study abroad programs, internships and scholarships. Among its many student-centered offerings are a policy-focused London study abroad program and a summer program at Oxford University. The GPI@LMU also sponsors two students each academic year as Hansard Fellows where they take classes at the London School of Economics and Politics and intern in the British House of Commons with Hon. Graham Allen, MP for Nottingham North, and a GPI@LMU non-resident Fellow.