Think tank

The John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy is dedicated to deepening the analysis around critical public policy challenges and broadening the range of policy ideas, perspectives and options. The Institute meets the practical needs of decision makers across New Jersey, who are charged with enacting public policy in the interest of New Jersey’s residents. The Institute is named in honor of the late N.J. Assemblyman John S. Watson, the nation's first African American chairman of an appropriations committee. The mission of The John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy is: To support informed public policy and to strengthen leadership in government, the nonprofit and private sectors. To strengthen the capacity of local leaders, city governments and community-based organizations to address their most critical needs. To provide applied research, technical assistance, program development and policy analysis.


Contact details

Website: www.tesu.edu/watson/institute/index.cfm
Address: The John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy, Thomas Edison State University, 111 W. State St., Trenton NJ 08608, USA
Contact email: bjohnson AT tesu.edu

Areas of focus

Topics of research:
Where they work:
USA
Operating languages:
English

Organisational details

Business model:
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations:
University
Founded by:
Founder(s): Not listed
Leadership:
Current leader(s): Barbara George Johnson
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Female

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Wikipedia: List of think tanks,Organisation´s website


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