Project 2Gen involves Cornell students in translational translational research and practice. Through this work, both undergraduate and graduate students gain on-the-ground insights about and support the needs and opportunities for family-based programming and research.
2Gen Scholars Program
Launched in 2018, this program offers graduate and undergraduate students the chance to engage in hands-on work bridging research, policy, and practice through a two-generation framework.
Meet our Spring 2018 2Gen Scholars:
Emily is a junior studying policy analysis and management with a minor in inequality studies. She is interested in applied research and outreach with a focus on social policy, specifically pertaining to education.
Sharon is an undergraduate student in the College of Human Ecology. She is excited to combine her studies of human development and policy analysis towards working on comprehensive family programming.
Frances is a public administration graduate student focused on moving policy, programming, research, and funding to better support whole-family outcomes.
Jenny is a junior policy analysis and management major with minors in business, law & society, and inequality studies. She is interested in understanding the best practices for bridging research and policy, particularly in the field of healthcare.
Julia is an undergraduate student in urban and regional studies interested in how affordable housing and other urban planning and policy initiatives can reduce spatial inequality.
Nora is a first year masters student in the Cornell Institute of Public Affairs, focusing in government, politics, and policy. Previously working in public schools has inspired her to research and develop poverty and education policy solutions.
Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs seminal capstone course provides an opportunity for master’s students to work on a professional project for an external organization. The Cornell Project 2Gen initiative works with CIPA students on capstone projects that involve a two-generation framework to further policy, practice and research.