May 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Panelists discuss the results of a new survey that examines how religious actors in the region view and engage with U.S. foreign policy.
May 16, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Investing in Health Care Innovation: Can Houston Be Competitive?
Lisa Suennen, senior managing director at GE Ventures, explores the economic benefits that investing in health care can bring to cities in a conversation with Vivian Ho, director of the institute's Center for Health and Biosciences.
May 17, 2018, 5 p.m.
A Conversation with the Hon. James A. Baker, III: Interview by David Rubenstein
What makes a successful leader? What choices do great leaders make to achieve success? The Honorable James A. Baker, III, joins financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein for a conversation on leadership.
Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 3rd among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 17th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2017 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The survey ranked the institute's Center for Energy Studies No. 1 among the world's energy- and resource-policy think tanks.