Public Policy and Law

The public policy and law major is an interdisciplinary program in which students learn and practice methods and modes of thinking required to understand and become actively engaged in the analysis of legal and public policy issues. Grounded in the liberal arts, the program provides students with the tools of analysis in social science, law, and the humanities needed to understand the substance of public policy concerns. Trinity College is a particularly appropriate place to study public policy and law because students have ready access to state, regional and local governments, as well as to lobbyists and numerous non-profit and advocacy organizations involved in the making of law and policy.
Where Our Majors Are Now
Mr. Trevor R. Martin
Class of 2001
Vice President
Abernathy MacGregor

Ms. Margaret M. Hinchey
Class of 2009
Compliance Project Manager
Boston Medical Center

Mrs. Meghan Rios Sullivan
Class of 2009
Assistant Director of Academic Programs
Emory University

Ms. Lily F. Pepper
Class of 2012
Administrative Assistant
UJA - Federation of New York

Alumna Profile: Whitney Merrill ’09
Public Policy & Law Student Profiles Alumna Who Successfully Argued Case before Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
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