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March GRIPS-Mansfield Foundation Joint Seminars

The Mansfield Foundation and the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) co-hosted two Tokyo seminars featuring Mansfield Fellows. On March 19, Daniel Craven provided an introduction to the U.S. government’s approach to securing federal government...

Twenty-Third Group of Mansfield Fellows Announced

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation is pleased to announce the Mansfield Fellows for 2018-2019. This is the twenty-third group of Fellows to have been selected for the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program, which was established by Congress in 1994 to build a corps...

SOCOM Activities in the Pacific.

Mansfield Fellow Michael Luke Deckard (United States Air Force) was a  featured speaker at the Foundation’s next joint seminar with the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo.  Major Deckard outlined the history and concept of the United...

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Policymaking in International Development

Mansfield Fellow Lauren Damme (U.S. Department of Labor) discussed “Monitoring, Evaluation, and Evidence-Based Policymaking in International Development: U.S. Trends and Implications for Japan” at a May 31 joint seminar at the National Graduate Institute for Policy...

Japan’s Energy Policy and Electricity Markets

Mansfield Fellow Benjamin Foster was the featured speaker at the Foundation’s April 27 joint seminar with the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo.  Mr. Foster, an Energy Industry Analyst at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, shared...