From the small businesses, nonprofit groups, and public-private partnerships that strengthen our communities, to the economic research and policymaking that can impact entire industries and nations, Suffolk professors, students, and alumni are working at the micro and macro level to build a better world from the ground up.
Suffolk professors, students, and alumni are conducting economic research and doing hands-on policymaking work that has an impact at the micro and macro levels. Through public and private partnerships, and nonprofit groups, Suffolk is bridging the gap between business and community.
Suffolk University’s Moakley Center for Public Management is actively engaged in the local community, fostering public discourse, supporting and advising community organizations, and providing educational opportunities to build human capital in the public service industry.
At Suffolk, economics students will analyze slow economic growth and persistent unemployment in many advanced countries. They’ll also study rising income inequality, health care costs, climate change, volatile oil prices, government deficits and debt levels, immigration, and currency crises.
Suffolk Law research professor Kathleen Engel argues in the New York Daily News that the CHOICE Act, a bill rolling back certain consumer protections of the Dodd-Frank Act of the Obama era, will put consumers at risk and plays into the hands of predatory lenders.
Suffolk students traveled to India and Cambodia over winter break to help build homes and experience unfamiliar cultures—and they came home feeling like family.
Ask Ernst Guerrier BS ’91, JD ’94 what shaped his life growing up in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood and he has a ready response: working at the local fish store. “It was no glamour job, smelling of fish all the time,” the real estate and tax lawyer says. “The funny thing is, now I own the building that store was in.”