Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy
Founded in 1993, the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. Key research programs include energy, health, conflict resolution, science and technology, tax and expenditure policy, and Latin America and Asia studies. The institute collaborates with experts from academia, government, the media, business, and nongovernmental and private organizations. In conjunction with its more than 20 programs, the institute attracts many domestic and foreign leaders who provide their views and insights on major issues.
Rajmohan Gandhi, a biographer of Mahatma Gandhi, discusses the roles of family, religion, people, readings, and reflection in Gandhi’s path to nonviolence.