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Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy

1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996



Upcoming Events

Baker Cafe featuring Dr. Katie Cahill

The Baker Cafe Series is an informal discussion about various topics. Guests are encouraged to ask questions that pertain to the topic and gain insight...

9/20 10am
Science and Innovation  at The Nature Conservancy: Collaboration Efforts to Tackle Global Challenges & Advanced a Shared Agenda

Dr. Hugh Possingham is the Chief Scientist at The Nature Conservancy, the world's largest environmental non-government organization. He is based in...

9/23 1pm
Childhood Trauma & ACEs: Education In An Age of Distress

Anna Graham and Dan Phillips are educators and the founders of ARC Education, an organization focused on childhood trauma in education based in Knoxville,...

9/24 5pm
The World is Finally at War on the Scourge of Plastic Waste

Plastic pollution has been a worldwide issue for years. Many have found ways to repurpose plastics and Nev Hyman has discovered the ultimate way to...

9/26 1pm
Moderated Discussion with Danica Roem

Delegate Danica Roem, one of the first openly transgender legislators in the United States, will participate in a moderated discussion.

9/27 3pm

Recent Events

Recent Activity

Hector, Judith Ellen

Hector, Judith Ellen left a positive review 9/11/2019

Engaging and thoroughly enjoyable. The presentation and then polling using Kahoots was very informative. I thought the film, Die goettliche Ordnung, was super at depicting the 1970's in Switzerland and had a number of moments of humor.

Burgin, Noah Emerson

Burgin, Noah Emerson left a positive review 4/18/2019

The seminar started off very slow and Dr. Christensen said “uh” in between almost every other word, but once the presentation got going he got into his rhythm (I guess) and was much more engaging. The data presented was very concerning and interesting.

Mason, Samantha Sue

Mason, Samantha Sue left a positive review 2/5/2019

This presentation was very informative. A tough but necessary subject to go over. Was happy to see so many men and women attend. It was suprising to hear some of the statistics and am glad to know that this issue has been taken seriously.

Mcdowell, Madison Kay

Mcdowell, Madison Kay left a positive review 2/5/2019

Very informative and interesting

Kobes, Grant Austin

Kobes, Grant Austin left a positive review 9/25/2018

It was fantastic

Blaylock, Kim

Blaylock, Kim left a positive review 9/6/2018

The presentation was very enlightening, and the speaker did a great job presenting the information. The only think I would change for similar future events in that room is to somehow make what is projected on the big screen more visible by turning down the lights more.

Thanks to the School of Social Work for providing this opportunity to stay current on matters involving race relations.

Finney, Timothy Wayne

Finney, Timothy Wayne left a positive review 4/20/2018

It was great!

Turpin, Blake

Turpin, Blake left a positive review 2/7/2018

Great speaker and topic! Amazing to have someone with his experience and insight at the university!