Contact & Location


The James A. & Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research

Physical & Mailing Address: 
GAR Building
714 W. State Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 364-4549
Idaho State Capitol dome with text "Public Forums"

Public Forums

McClure Center Informational Forum:
Idaho’s Healthcare Exchange

March 20, 2014

The McClure Center has assembled a panel of Idaho experts to discuss the Idaho Health Insurance Exchange. This one hour live program from the studios of Idaho Public Television will offer Idahoans the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the health exchange and what it means to them and our state.

Tune in to IDPTV at 8:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) on March 20, 2014.

The McClure Lectures on Science and Public Policy aims to strengthen the relationship between science and public policy making by introducing University of Idaho students and the people of Idaho to significant topics in this area. 

Past McClure Lecture speakers include:   

  • E.J. Dionne Jr. - author and columnist
  • Thomas E. Cronin - author and presidental historian
  • Professor Jack Rakove
  • Pulitzer Prize winning historian Douglas Brinkley - award-winning historian and author 
  • Mark Trahant - award-winning writer and Native American Journalist
  • Howard Berkes, award-winning rural affairs correspondent for National Public Radio
  • Vice Admiral John J. Grossenbacher, (Ret.), laboratory director, Idaho National Laboratory
  • Dale N. Bosworth, former chief, U.S. Forest Service
  • John A. Kitzhaber, M.D., former governor of Oregon
  • Sheldon Krimsky, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning, Tufts University
  • Walter Rosenbaum, professor of political science, University of Florida
  • Susan F. Wood, former Food and Drug Administration assistant administrator for women’s health and director of the Office of Women’s Health