USC Price School of Public Policy

Archive for January, 2014

Jeffe discusses Waxman’s retirement announcement on KPCC

KPCC-FM quoted USC Price Senior Fellow Senior Fellow Sherry Bebitch Jeffe about Rep. Henry Waxman announcing his retirement.

LA Times quotes Jeffe about Pelosi’s potential retirement

The Los Angeles Times quoted Senior Fellow Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about Nancy Pelosi’s potential retirement if she is unable to gain a majority in the House of Representatives.

Shaping the World

A Message from USC Price Dean Jack H. Knott First, I would like to wish each and every one of you a very happy new year! As the USC Price School celebrates its 85th year, it is my pleasure to highlight some of the expertise and achievements that continually bring attention to our faculty, students, and research centers. Our Sol Price Center for Social Innovation was named a partner institution with President Obama’s ‘Promise Zone’ […]

Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Colleen Dilenschneider, MPA ’11

In 2011, Colleen Dilenschneider graduated from USC Price’s Master of Public Administration program with a concentration in nonprofit management. Today, she is the Chief Market Engagement Officer for the marketing intelligence and consulting company IMPACTS, where she makes big data accessible to organizations and specializes in audience engagement initiatives and digital marketing. In addition, Colleen also dedicates her time to helping advance the service sector through her popular website, Know Your Own Bone, a resource […]

Meyers quoted in LA Times about population migration

The Los Angeles Times quoted Professor Dowell Myers of the USC Price School of Public Policy about “snowbelt-to-sunbelt” population migration.

USC Price professor explores Vietnam’s ‘sidewalk economy’

In Ho Chi Minh City, a single block of sidewalk can offer parking for motorbikes, a venue for a funeral service, seating for cafes, retail space for vendors, a thoroughfare for pedestrians and a haven for nappers in lawn chairs. This vibrant public space forms the heart of USC Price School of Public Policy Associate Professor Annette Kim’s traveling exhibition, which opened at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in September 2013 and this month in Vietnam — and will eventually move to Los Angeles.

Southers’ new book redefines image of domestic terrorists

A more inclusive and universally accepted definition of terrorism is needed to address the growing threat from domestic extremists, USC Price School of Public Policy Adjunct Professor Erroll Southers said during a lecture forum presented by the USC CREATE Center. Southers’ talk expanded on his new book Homegrown Violent Extremism, a topic brought to the forefront last year with the Boston Marathon bombings.

Jeffe discusses nomination of Price BOC member to Obama Cabinet

The New York Times quoted USC Price Senior Fellow Sherry Bebitch about Maria Contreras-Sweet, chosen by President Obama to lead the Small Business Administration.

Founding father’s legacy runs deep

George Washington had a lifelong relationship with the Western frontier that would be a continuing preoccupation throughout his adult life, said USC University Professor Kevin Starr on Jan. 14 at the George Washington Leadership Lecture series. The discussion, moderated by USC Price School of Public Policy Professor David Sloane, marked the first Los Angeles event of the series, a partnership between USC Price and the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.