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Phone: 573-882-2843

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Welcome to PUBLIC POLICY Research at MU Libraries

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This is an introductory guide to research in American public policy at the federal, state and local level.  

To start, click on the gold tabs above to find the information you need.

Need individual help? Please feel free to contact me with a quick question or to set a time for in-depth assistance. My contact info                                                  is in the box on the right.

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Rachel Brekhus
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(Mon and Fri only). I work from home by default Tuesdays and Thursdays, but come to campus for in-person classes and meetings as needed.

MU faculty and staff can reach me quickly in Teams chat.

Students can reach me using the Email Me and Student Appointments buttons above.