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USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

Office of the Dean
RGL 312 MC 0626
Fax
740-5379
Dean
Knott, Jack H.
740-0350
Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs
Nichol, Mike
740-2355
Vice Dean for Research
Sood, Neeraj
821-7949
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Zissimopoulos, Julie
821-7947
Associate Dean
Nordahl, Regina
740-1920
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Rodgers, Constance
740-0357
Executive Director
Ward, Donnajean
740-0155
Executive Assistant
Klen, Chris
740-5606
Director of Human Resources
Uyeda, Gail
821-8191
Special Projects
Parks, Richard
740-8181
Peacore, Linda
740-0350
Special Projects and Office Coordinator
Malisos, Samantha
821-7960
Administrative Assistant II
Coelho, Ashley
821-8177
Faculty
Professors
Abbas, Ali
740-0898
Banerjee, Tridib
740-4724
Bento, Antonio
821-1762
Boarnet, Marlon
740-3696
Cooper, Terry
740-0371
Currid-Halkett, Elizabeth
740-4012
Ferris, James
740-0388
Gioia, Dana
740-2797
Giuliano, Genevieve
740-3956
Goldman, Dana
821-7948
Graddy, Elizabeth
740-5725
Green, Richard
740-4093
Greenwald, Howard
740-0397
Heikkila, Eric
821-1037
Jenkins, Jeffery
821-4717
Knott, Jack H.
740-0350
Krieger, Martin
740-3957
Lakdawalla, Darius
740-6012
Mazmanian, Daniel
740-2323
McFadden, Daniel
821-7955
Melnick, Glenn
740-6526
Moore, James E.
740-0595
Myers, Dowell
740-7095
Nichol, Michael
740-2355
Painter, Gary
740-8754
Pisano, Jane
763-3301
Schweiter, Lisa
740-3866
Sloane, David
740-5768
Sood, Neeraj
821-7949
Suro, Roberto
821-6263
Tang, Shui Yan
740-0379
von Winterfeldt, Detlof
740-0992
Associate Professors
Doctor, Jason
821-8142
Esparza, Nicole
821-4237
Kim, Annette
740-0910
Musso, Juliet
(916) 637-8986
Redfearn, Christian
821-1364
Resh, William
821-7844
Robertson, Peter
740-0353
Romley, John
821-7965
Zissimopoulos, Julie
821-7947
Assistant Professors
Aguila, Emma
821-0702
Chen, Alice
821-1763
De la Roca, Jorge
821-4659
Doherty, Kathleen
740-2773
Duquette, Nicolas
821-2236
Graddy-Reed, Alexandra
821-2838
King, Janna
821-5698
McCann, Pamela
740-6841
Teaching Faculty
Denhardt, Janet
(916) 637-8978
Lewis, LaVonna
740-4280
Vertenten, Dora Kingsley
(202) 298-7313
Associate Professors (Teaching)
Blanc, Tara
740-xxxx
Boorn, Mary Lynne
821-4642
Falletta, Liz
740-3267
McCarthy, TJ
740-6880
Phillips, Mark
740-0210
Leach, William
(310) 270-8202
Loper, John
740-2939
Thom, Michael
740-1010
Natoli, Deborah
740-8584
Rawlings, Kelly
(480) 229-6090
Assistant Professors (Teaching)
Miller, Jennifer
821-5799
Ozaeta, Lisa
(323) 705-3522
Research Faculty
Eyer, Jonathan
Mulligan, Karen
821-8851
Romero, Mindy
Rose, Adam
740-8022
Rosen, Jovanna
821-8930
Trish, Erin
821-6178
Van Nuys, Karen
821-8847
Wei, Dan
740-0034
Professor of the Practice
Bebitch Jeffe, Sherry
740-2075
Dalton, Phil
740-0387
Geffner, Carol
821-5914
Ginsburg, Paul
Harris, Michael
821-0467
Knatz, Geraldine
740-0603
Mitchell, Leonard
740-1487
Pisano, Mark
740-1280
Southers, Erroll
740-9961
Talley, Jeffrey
740-0036
Zerunyan, Frank
740-0036
Emeriti Faculty
Baer, William
740-2241
Bjur, Wesley
(916) 442-6911
Burke, Catherine
(626) 573-0867
Caiden, Gerald
Carter, Robert
740-2241
Clayton, Tyrus Ross
(916) 442-6911
Friss, Lois
(805) 241-3379
Gordon, Peter
740-1467
Kreditor, Alan
740-0350
Lopez-Lee, David
740-0376
Mars, David
740-2241
McEachern, Alex
740-2241
Myrtle, Robert
740-0378
Nelson, E. Kim
(916) 442-6911
Newland, Chester
(916) 637-8973
Petak, William
740-4059
Rabinovitz, Francine
(831) 626-1350
Schmidt, Warren
740-2241
Siegel, Gilbert
(310) 541-8087
Stallings, Robert
(626) 331-0280
Sundeen, Richard
740-0365
Tranquada, Robert
(626) 403-1804
Wholey, Joseph
(703) 524-3722
Williams, William J.
(601) 579-0397
Visiting Professors
Beckman, Christine
Takahashi, Lois
(916) 637-8960
Facilities
VKC 378, MC 0626
Fax
821-8195
Facilities Director
Loggins, Matt
821-1511
Facilities Coordinator
Van Dort, Harry
740-7271
Facilities Assistant
Lambert, Stephen
821-2412
Business Office
CAL 130, MC 2816
Fax
821-8245
Senior Business Officer
Azarcon Levandis, Melissa
821-8176
Department Business Manager
Berhane, Nikki
821-0425
Payroll Technician
Benitez, Milrose
821-8239
Payroll Supervisor
Dupas, Evangeline
821-8187
Financial Analyst I
Sigman, Erin
821-8199
Special Project Manager
Lam, Maria
821-8181
Budget/Business Analyst
Perry, Kimberly
821-8183
Office of Development and External Relations
ATT 1500
1150 S. Olive Street, Suite 1500
Phone
821-8182
Fax
821-8246
Associate Dean
Sonego, John
821-8244
Executive Director of Development
Bersofsky, Melissa
821-8243
Executive Director of Development and Foundation Relations
King, Carol
740-5134
Director of Programs & Events
Hamm, Harlisha
821-8189
Director of Development and Strategic Communications
Labich, Julie
821-8188
Director, International and Parent Programs
821-8179
Manager, Operations and Stewardship
Mendez, Miguel
821-0429
Director of Development
Patton, Kristi
821-8182
Associate Director, Events and Alumni Relations
DesCombes, Kristen
821-0417
Communications
ATT 1500, 1150 S. Olive Street, Suite 1500
Communications Writer
Dimapindan, Benedict
821-8250
Public Communications Coordinator
Flanagan, Deidre
740-2695
Communications Specialist
Ridgeway, Leslie
821-5615
Information Technology
RGL 240, MC 0626
Phone
740-2174
Fax
740-5379
Director
McPartlan, James
740-6081
Program Manager
Des Lauriers, Cathy
821-1034
MIS Manager
George, Daniel
821-6466
Computer Services Consultant II
Como, Marcus
740-3584
Burgos, Anthony
740-0369
Ogee, Brent
740-2174
Video Services
Director of Video Productions and Operations
Schwartz, Jonathan
821-6992
Video Producer
Hedden, Ryan
821-6989
Hedden, Corey
821-5999
Office of Student Affairs
RGL 108 MC 0626
Fax
740-7573
Associate Dean
Rush, Carol
740-6842
Administrative Services Coordinator
Gomez, Carmen
740-1778
Student Affairs Analyst
Horn, David
740-0525
Recruitment/Admissions
RGL 111 MC 0626
Fax
740-7573
Director
Rios, Marisol
740-0527
Associate Director
Esquivel, Sarah
740-0399
Admissions Counselor I
Coucheron-Aamot, Will
740-0710
Woolslayer, Rachel
740-1036
Student Services Assistant
Isom, Rob
740-0550
Student Services
Director of Student Services
Wilson, Christine
740-4127
Student Services Advisor
Zhang, Krystle
740-3353
Career Services
VKC 3rd Fl. MC 0626
Director of Employer Relations
Savior, Valerie
740-7481
Associate Director of Employer Relations
Alletto, Dominic
740-9109
Kenady, Seta
740-8174
Assistant Director, Career Education
Dhindsa, Allyson
740-0533
Office of Research
Assistant Director
Frye, Meggy
821-8175
Project Specialist, Administrative
Croomes, Stacey
821-8866
Contracts and Grants
Gatchalian, Elizabeth
821-8180
Budget / Business Analyst
821-0418

Academic Departments

Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process
Chair (Interim)
Tang, Shui Yan
740-0379
Department of Health Policy and Management
Chair
Doctor, Jason
821-8142
Department of Policy Analysis and Real Estate
Chair
Green, Richard
740-4093
Department of Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis
Chair
Boarnet, Marlon
740-1220

Academic Programs

Academic Affairs
Assistant Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs
Johnson, Kattie
740-4535
Academic and Faculty Affairs Specialist
Hsu, Jennifer
821-2517
Adjunct Faculty Coordinator
Tostado, Ellie
740-1461
Appointment and Promotion Coordinator
Hyun, Yurri
740-1390
Safe Communities Institute (formerly Delinquency Control Institute)
Director of Homegrown Violent Extremeism Studies
Southers, Erroll
740-9961
Project Specialist - Administrative
Allen, Jessie
740-2928
Distance Education
Director of Distance Learning
Gautsch, Susan
821-2860
Instructional Designer
Wang, Curtis
821-8184
Executive Education
Director
Zerunyan, Frank
740-0036
Graduate Programs in Health Policy & Management
Director
Doctor, Jason
821-8142
Student Services Advisor II
Thomas, Shaunna
740-3025
Kim, Jennifer
821-0837
Graduate Programs in Leadership
Director
Geffner,Carol
821-5914
Program Administrator
Padilla-Martinez, Rosana
740-3415
Graduate Programs in Nonprofit Leadership and Management
Director
Esparza, Nicole
821-4237
Graduate Programs in Public Administration
Director (Interim)
Tang, Shui Yan
740-0379
Student Services Advisor II
Harris, Josh
740-3915
Muranaka, June
740-0529
Postdoctoral Scholar
Han, Yousuene
740-0379
Graduate Programs in Public Policy
Director
Green, Richard
740-4093
Program Administrator
Alexander, Suzanne
740-1532
Graduate Programs in Real Estate Development
Director
Redfearn, Christian
821-1364
Program Director
Savoulian, Sonia
740-7779
Graduate Programs in Urban Planning and Development
Director
Boarnet, Marlon
740-3696
Student Services Advisor II
Hong, Jennifer
740-6539
Relich, Taylor
740-0836
International Education Program
Director
Mann, Joyce
740-0547
Marketing Manager
Yu, Joanna
821-1330
Business Manager
Abrahamyan, Ann
740-9869
Project Specialist
Liu, Jimmy
821-1330
Professional Doctorate (DPPD)
Director
Natoli, Deborah
740-8584
Undergraduate and Doctoral Programs
Director of Academic Programs for Undergraduate and Doctoral Degree Programs
Kim, Julie
740-1205
Program Administrator
Lee, Jim
740-4723
Administrative Assistant, Academic Programs Office
Barajas, Karla
740-1460

Research Centers/Institutes

Center for Economic Development (CED)
UGW Unit A, MC 7273
Phone
740-9494
Fax
740-0373
Executive Director
Mitchell, Leonard
740-1487
Program Director
Bahl, Deepak
740-9491
Associate Research Administrator
Ruiz, Pedro
740-4818
Project Manager
Williams, Libby
740-9494
Administrator, Special Projects
Duran, Tomas
740-4283
Program Director
Jackson, Dion
740-9491
Communications Administrator
Sylvester, Emily
821-7012
Center for Health Financing, Policy and Management
VKC 253 MC 0041
Phone
740-0547
Fax
821-1331
Director
Melnick, Glenn
740-6526
Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy
RGL 210 MC 0626
Phone
740-9492
Fax
821-4126
Director
Ferris, James
740-9492
Assistant Director
Williams, Nick
740-8557
Senior Director of Development
Millward, Gregg
740-1776
Development Associate
Pittman, Jesse
821-1262
Administrative Coordinator
Soares, Lisa
740-9492
Judith and John Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise
RGL 201C MC 0626
Fax
740-0535
Director
Jenkins, Jeffery
821-4717
Executive Director
Hicks, Aubrey
821-2550
Special Events Program Coordinator
Johnson, Anne
740-4618
Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
VPD 210, MC 3333
Phone
821-7940
Fax
740-3460
Director
Goldman, Dana
821-7948
Director, Research
Lakdawalla, Darius
821-7957
Director of Finance and Research Administration
Sarreal- Wilson, Cristina
821-1408
Managing Director
Harada, Ann
821-1764
Programmer Analyst IV
St. Clair, Patty
821-6479
Research Programmer II
Tysinger, Bryan
821-7964
Gascue, Laura
821-7950
Zhao, Heng
821-8876
Research Programmer I
Csapo, Marika
821-3031
Kaiser, Katrina
821-2311
Kwack, Stephanie
821-6475
Ipapo, Khristina
821-8877
Ferido, Patricia
821-7962
Ly, Bich
821-6476
Senior Research Associate
Ribero, Rocio
821-6468
Project Administrator
Wallis, Jillian
821-6180
Knight, Tara
821-7943
Research Associate
Heun-Johnson, Hanke
821-5185
Research Scientist
Leaf, Duncan
821-6474
Shier, Victoria
821-8871
Research Assistant
Ishitani, Catherine
821-8885
Director, External Affairs
Vera, Kukla
821-7978
Development Coordinator
Kim, Monica
821-7967
Public Communications Specialist
Hedt, Stephanie
821-4555
Kipling, Richard
821-4555
Marketing Administrator
Meier, Gretchen
821-7951
Project Specialists
Choksy, Seema
821-8882
Nguyen, Hanh
821-7025
Program Administrator
Taylor, Briana
821-7968
Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate
Thunnel, Johanna
821-9378
Editor, Center for Health Reporting
Smith Roger
(818) 512-5123
Executive Administrative Manager
Geiger, Sara
821-5223
Administrative Assistant II
Kurdian, Caroline
821-7940
Project Assistant
Chion, Tommy
821-8879
Lusk Center For Real Estate
RGL 331, MC 0626
Fax
740-6170
Chairman of the Board
Ross, Stan
(310) 785-4077
Director
Green, Richard
740-5000
Managing Director
Savoulian, Sonia
740-7779
Administrative Services Coordinator II
Tibayan, Nina
740-0969
Director, Marketing and Special Projects
Ellis, Marilyn
740-1463
Department Business Administrator
Henares, Arturo
821-6018
Program Specialist, Administrative
Frappier, Jennifer
740-5822
Program Director
Fitzmorris, Suzanne
740-5516
Director of Development
Blair, Brandon
740-1835
Administrative Assistant II
Bustillo, Janet
821-2202
Development Officer I
Benitez, Ravaut
821-5468
Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate
740-4297
821-7011
Research Associate
Gulin, Iain
821-2202
METRANS National Metropolitan Transportation Center
RGL 238, MC 0626
Phone
821-1025
Fax
740-0001
Director
Giuliano, Genevieve
740-3956
Associate Director, Professional Development
Valentine Deguzman, Victoria
821-1025
Associate Director, Administration
Brinkerhoff, Cort
740-4297
Project Manager
Showalter, Catherine
740-8353
METRANS Administrator
Soriano, Katrina
740-5580
Sustainable (and Smart) Cities Project Administrator
Blanco, Hilda
821-2431
Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate
821-8176
Project Specialist
Hasan, Mohamed
821-2138
National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE)
RTH 314 MC 2902
Phone
740-3863
Fax
821-3926
Director
von Winterfeldt, Detlof
740-0898
Sol Price Center for Social Innovation
VPD 207, MC 3331
Fax
740-5379
Director of Social Policy
Painter, Gary
740-8754
Managing Director
Bhalla, Caroline
821-7008
Administrative Assistant
Fewox, Stacia
740-8582
Postdoctoral Scholar-Visiting Fellow
Hernandez-Lara, Oscar
Director of External Relations
Goulding, Megan
821-1761
Project Specialist - Administrative
Schoen, Elly
821-1750
Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB)
Director
Kim, Annette
740-0910
Web Developer
Mahoy, Scott
821-6147
Administrative Assistant
Mayagoita, Ayesha
821-6194
The Tomás Rivera Policy Institute
ASC 324F, MC 0281
Phone
821-6263
Fax
740-8624
Director
Suro, Roberto
821-6263
USC Schwarzenegger Institute
VPD 201, MC 3331
Phone
740-1167
Fax
740-5379
Global Director
Academic Director
Special Assistant
Behrle, Mebus
821-5536
Director of Programs and Strategic Initiatives
Davis, Conyers
740-1748
Special Projects and Office Coordinator
Kay, Allison
821-5536
USC State Capital Center
1800 I Street,
Sacramento, CA 95814-3004
Fax
(916) 444-7712
Director
Takahashi, Lois
(916) 637-8978
Director, Executive Education in Sacramento
Danczyk, Paul
(916) 637-8988
Program Administrator
(916) 637-8974
Royston, Tommy
(916) 637-8974
Facilities Coordinator
Steele, Scott
(916) 637-8985
Director, Administration & External Relations
Lee, Juliet
(916) 637-8972
Director, Marketing and Student Affairs
Adams, Ashleigh
(916) 637-8970
Administrative Assistant
Sims, Marianne Gonzales
(916) 637-8969
Project Specialist
Daly, Laura
(916) 637-8961
Office of Global Engagement
RGL 301, MC 0626
Director
Heikkila, Eric
821-1037
Deputy Director
Li, Ginger
740-1466
Administrative Assistant
Wang, Chris
740-2241

Research Initiatives

Civic Engagement Initiative
MC 0636
Fax
740-5379
Director
Cooper, Terry
740-0371
Population Dynamics Research Group
VKC 376 MC 0626
Fax
821-1466
Director
Myers, Dowell
740-7095

Special Programs

Ross Minority Program in Real Estate
Program Manager
Peralta, Mary
821-1031