About JGI

FIU’s Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy was founded in 1985 to establish, promote, and advance the study of public policy and national security studies. The institute serves as the forefront of public policy discourse by leading, integrating, and delivering exceptional multidisciplinary education and research while improving the competitiveness and diversity of students and professionals entering the workforce. The institute is centered on four pillars: Academics, Executive Education, Research, and Community Outreach, each serving the mission of shaping public policy and national security solutions in the 21st century.