The Policy Student’s Approach for Defending Progress in the Trump Era

Photo: Paul Kuhne Last fall, I decided to quit my full-time job and apply to policy school. After some consideration, I enrolled at the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs as a candidate in Global Policy Studies. I had two reasons for attending LBJ. First, I believe in the values that LBJ espoused and his roadmap to achieving them. LBJ dedicated his life to public service, delivered programs that matched his promises and cemented the liberal tradition in the United States. The second reason I chose Texas was to understand the nuts and bolts of policy. While my...

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