We value cross-disciplinary collaboration. Our centers reflect the core research distinctions of our faculty’s expertise.


A joint collaboration with Vanderbilt University, the Center for Effective Lawmaking holds our representatives in Congress accountable for real results by clearly demonstrating each individual members’ effectiveness in moving legislation forward
The mission of the Global Policy Center is to promote and deepen global teaching and research at the Batten School.
The National Security Policy Center facilitates informed communication and strategic clarity by engaging with pressing national security concerns, combined with innovative education and training programs.
SE@UVA brings together the best of the University’s public service mission, world-class professional schools, and critical liberal arts training through a pan-University social entrepreneurship initiative.
The Center for Health Policy is a joint program of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.
Working in close collaboration with Batten faculty members, a collection of new, customized simulation models and games will be designed and developed to create a set tools for the Batten curriculum.
The Center on Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness is a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.