USC Price School of Public Policy

Faculty Awards

Emma Aguila
Assistant Professor

Award: High Impact Research Award, 2016
Presented by: USC Price School of Public Policy

Description: The honor is designed to identify and reward faculty research that has addressed a critical issue facing society and, most importantly, had a demonstrable impact on improving policy, practices and discourse in the public or private sector. Aguila’s research has spurred reforms to improve the financial security of millions of people in Mexico.


Professor Tridib BanerjeeTridib Banerjee
Professor
James Irvine Chair in Urban and Regional Planning

Award: Chester Rapkin Award, 2015
Presented by: Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER)

Description:  Given by the journal’s co-editors for the  as the best paper published in 2014: (“Walking to School: The Experience of Children in Inner City Los Angeles and Implications for Policy” co-authored by Adjunct Associate Professor Deepak Bahl, along with PhD graduate Jung A Uhm)

Award: Honorary Professor, 2013-2017
Presented by: Cardiff University School of Planning and Geography

Description: The purpose of the award is to encourage and recognize collaborations and associations with industry and commerce, government, research establishments and the Arts at a high level. (Source: Cardiff University website)

Award: Harvey Perloff Visiting Chair in Planning award, Fall 2013
Presented by: UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Award: Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellowship, 2005
Presented by: Rockefeller Foundation

Description: A Bellagio residency provides time for critical thinking, disciplined work, individual reflection, and collegial engagement, uninterrupted by the usual professional and personal demands. (Source: Rockefeller Foundation Web site)


Marlon BoarnetMarlon G. Boarnet
Professor
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Director of Graduate Programs in Urban Planning and Development

Award: Fellow, Weimer School, 2014
Presented by: The Homer Hoyt Institute

Description: Established in 1967, the Homer Hoyt Institute is a leader in real estate scholarship and practice. Fellows of the Weimer School are the institute’s forum for bringing distinguished academics into its discussions and for recognizing the best scholars in real estate.

Award: David Boyce Award for outstanding lifetime service, 2013
Presented by: Regional Science Association

Description: The award honors Boarnet’s research contributions on land use and travel behavior, as well as his years of leadership at the Journal of Regional Science, where he was managing editor from 2002-2010 and co-editor since 2010.


Professor Raphael BosticRaphael Bostic
Professor
Judith and John Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise

Award: Elected Fellow, 2013
Presented by: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Description: The academy has an unmatched wealth of expertise amongst its membership of fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These fellows provide insight and experience as they oversee Academy projects and provide general guidance. They are also the academy’s primary vehicle for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government. The principal criterion for selection is a sustained and outstanding contribution to the field of public administration through public service or scholarship. (Source: NAPA website)

Award: Elected Academic Fellow, 2004
Presented by: Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Description: Founded in 1936, the institute now has more than 40,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private enterprise and public service. As the preeminent, multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates the open exchange of ideas, information and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The mission of ULI is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. (Source: ULI website)


Professor Gerald CaidenGerald Caiden
Emeritus Professor

Award: Fred Riggs Award, 2007
Presented by: The Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA), which is part of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Description: Established by SICA in 1985 to recognize those who have made significant substantial, and widely recognized contributions to the conceptual, theoretical, or operational development of international, comparative, or development administration. (Source: ASPA website)


Professor Terry CooperTerry Cooper
Professor
Maria B. Crutcher Professor in Citizenship and Democratic Values

Award: Elected Fellow, 2010
Presented by: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Description: The academy has an unmatched wealth of expertise amongst its membership of fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These fellows provide insight and experience as they oversee Academy projects and provide general guidance. They are also the academy’s primary vehicle for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government. The principal criterion for selection is a sustained and outstanding contribution to the field of public administration through public service or scholarship. (Source: NAPA website)


Nicolas Duquettenduq
Assistant Professor

Award: Arthur Cole Prize, 2014
Presented by: Journal of Economic History

Description: Given for the best article of the year in the Journal of Economic History: “How Johnson fought the War on Poverty: The Economics and Politics of Funding at the Office of Economic Opportunity.”


Professor Janet DenhardtJanet Denhardt
Chester A. Newland Professor of Public Administration
Director, USC Price School in Sacramento

Award: Charles Levine Memorial Award for Excellence in Public Administration, 2013
Presented by: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and the National Association of School of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)

Description: The jointly presented award recognizes a public administration faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in the three major areas of the field: teaching, research and service to the wider community.

Award: Elected Fellow, 2012
Presented by: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Description: The academy has an unmatched wealth of expertise amongst its membership of fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These fellows provide insight and experience as they oversee Academy projects and provide general guidance. They are also the academy’s primary vehicle for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government. The principal criterion for selection is a sustained and outstanding contribution to the field of public administration through public service or scholarship. (Source: NAPA website)


robert-denhardt_0342Robert Denhardt
Professor

Award: Harry Scoville Award, 2016
Presented by: American Society for Public Administration, Los Angeles Chapter

Description: Honors outstanding scholarly contributions

Award: Chester Newland Award, 2016
Presented by: American Society for Public Administration, Sacramento Chapter

Description: Honors outstanding scholarly contributions


Professor James FerrisJames M. Ferris
Professor
Emery Evans Olson Chair in Non-Profit Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

Award: Elected Fellow, 2013
Presented by: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Description: The academy has an unmatched wealth of expertise amongst its membership of fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These fellows provide insight and experience as they oversee Academy projects and provide general guidance. They are also the academy’s primary vehicle for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government. The principal criterion for selection is a sustained and outstanding contribution to the field of public administration through public service or scholarship. (Source: NAPA website)

Award: Outstanding Article in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 2007
Presented by: Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

Description: The Outstanding Article Award is presented annually to the author(s) of an article that stands out among the many contributions to the ARNOVA journal — Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. In 2007, Ferris and Eleanor Brown received the award for co-authoring “Social Capital and Philanthropy: An Analysis of the Impact of Social Capital on Individual Giving and Volunteering.” (Source: ARNOVA website)


Dana Gioia
Judge Widney Professor of Poetry and Public Culture

Award: Named California Poet Laureate, 2015
Presented by: CA Governor Jerry Brown

Description: Created in 2001 to inspire an appreciation for the art of poetry throughout the state, this two-year appointment is a platform for arts leadership in classrooms, boardrooms and communities.


Professor Genevieve GiulianoGenevieve Giuliano
Professor
Margaret and John Ferraro Chair in Effective Local Government
Director, METRANS Transportation Center

Award: Distinguished Researcher Award, 2012
Presented by: Transportation Research Forum (TRF)

Description: The TRF is an independent organization of transportation professionals. The Distinguished Transportation Researcher Award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves as research scholars in transportation. (Source: TRF website)

Award: Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship, 2007
Presented by: Transportation Research Board (TRB)

Description: In 1992, the Transportation Research Board created a TRB Distinguished Lectureship to recognize the career contributions and achievements of an individual in the areas covered by TRB’s Technical Activities Division. In 2002, TRB’s Executive Committee renamed it the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship, in honor of the Board’s eighth Executive Director, who served with distinction from 1980 to 1994. The Honorees are invited to present overviews of their area of expertise, including the evolution, the present status, and the prospects for the future. (Source: TRB website)

Award: W.N. Carey, Jr., Distinguished Service Award, 2005
Presented by: Transportation Research Board (TRB)

Description: In June 1972, the Executive Committee created an award designed to recognize people who have given leadership and distinguished service to the Board but who have not necessarily been personally active in transportation research. (Source: TRB website)


Professor Dana GoldmanDana Goldman
Distinguished Professor
Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair and Director of the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

Award: Appointed as Distinguished Professor of the University of Southern California
Presented by: USC President C. L. Max Nikias.

Description: This designation is reserved for those faculty who have brought special renown to USC and include fewer than 30 faculty university-wide.

Award: Silver Scholar Award, 2011
Presented by: MetLife Foundation and the Alliance for Aging Research

Description: The award supports the work of economists, demographers and other researchers who provide important health economic data examining the burden of disease and the value of medical innovations that allow people to live longer in good health.

Award: Elected Fellow, 2009
Presented by: Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences

Description: New members to the lifetime appointments to the Institute of Medicine are elected by current active members through a highly selective process that recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health. It is recognized as one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

Award: Eugene Garfield Economic Impact Award, 2009
Presented by: Research!America

Description: Established in 2002, this award recognizes outstanding research demonstrating the economic impact of medical and health research, including research-based innovations in prevention, disease treatment and healthcare delivery. (Source: Research!America website)


Professor Peter GordonPeter Gordon
Emeritus Professor

Award: Named President, 2012-2013
Presented by: Western Regional Science Association (WRSA)

Description: Founded in 1961, the Western Regional Science Association (WRSA) is an international multidisciplinary group of university scholars and government and private-sector practitioners dedicated to the scientific analysis of regions. (Source: WRSA website)

Award: Fellows Award, 2009
Presented by: Regional Science Association International (RSAI)

Description: The RSAI is an international community of scholars interested in the regional impacts of national or global processes of economic and social change. In 2001, the RSAI Council initiated the RSAI Fellows Award to honor a select group of members of the Association who have made important scholarly and research contributions to the field of regional science. (Source: RSAI website)


Elizabeth-Graddy_Fellow_rs-199x300Elizabeth Graddy
Professor
USC Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs

Award: Named Fellow, 2016
Organization: National Academy of Public Administration

Description: The NAPA names only a limited number of fellows each year, recognizing those who have made significant scholarly contributions to the field. Established in 1967, the academy consists of professional and academic leaders in public management, and is chartered by the U.S. Congress to assist federal, state and local governments in improving their effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.


Professor Richard GreenRichard K. Green
Professor
Director and Chair of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate

Award: Elected a Global Trustee
Organization: Urban Land Institute, 2016

Description: Green was the only academic of 48 new trustees elected by the acclaimed nonprofit education and research institute that aims to provide leadership in responsible use of land and the creation of sustainable communities.

Award: Appointed President, 2007
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA)

Description: The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association was originated at the 1964 meeting of the Allied Social Science Association in Chicago. AREUEA grew from discussions of individuals that recognized a need for more information and analysis in the fields of real estate development, planning and economics. The continuing efforts of this non-profit association has advanced the scope of knowledge in these disciplines and has facilitated the exchange of information and opinions among academic, professional and governmental people who are concerned with urban economics and real estate issues. (Source: AREUEA website)


Howard GreenwaldHoward Greenwald
Professor

Award: Fulbright Research Chair, Law Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton (Canada), Jan. 1-June 30, 2014
Presented by: Fulbright Scholar Program

Description: Fulbright Research Chairs conduct research, guest lecture, generate new knowledge, create research tools, network, build collaborations and engage in a wide range of knowledge mobilization and knowledge transfer activities, such as mentoring students, lecturing in academic and public venues, publishing and other knowledge outputs. (Source: Fulbright website)


Marco HueschMarco Huesch
Assistant Professor

Award: Best Reviewer Class Award, 2013
Organization: Annals of Internal Medicine

Description: Established in 1927 by the American College of Physicians, the Annals of Internal Medicine is a leading journal in internal medicine. It publishes a range of original research, review articles, practice guidelines, and commentary relevant to clinical practice, healthcare delivery, public health, health care policy, medical education, ethics, and research methodology (Source: Annals of Internal Medicine website).

Award: Alan Williams Health Economics Fellowship, 2012
Organization: Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Description: The Alan Williams Fellowship was launched in 2006 and enables health economists from around the world to spend time at the Centre for Health Economics in York, UK. The Centre, housed at the University of York, edits one of the field’s leading journals, Health Economics.


Dora Kingsley VertentenDora Kingsley Vertenten
Professor (Nonresident Teaching)

Award: Elected Fellow, 2006
Organization: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Description: The academy has an unmatched wealth of expertise amongst its membership of fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These fellows provide insight and experience as they oversee Academy projects and provide general guidance. They are also the academy’s primary vehicle for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government. The principal criterion for selection is a sustained and outstanding contribution to the field of public administration through public service or scholarship. (Source: NAPA website)


Dean Jack H. KnottJack H. Knott
Dean
C. Erwin and Ione L. Piper Chair and Professor

Award: President, 2012-2013
Organization: National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)

Description: Since 1970, NASPAA has been ensuring excellence in education and training for public service, and promoting the ideal of public service. It is a membership organization of academic programs in public affairs, public administration, public policy, and public and nonprofit management. NASPAA is also the accreditor of master’s degree programs in the field in the U.S. Its 280 members are located across nation and around the world. (Source: NASPAA website)

Award: Best Article of the Year, 2008
Organization: American Review of Public Administration (ARPA)

Description: The American Review of Public Administration sponsors an annual award for the best article published in the previous year’s volume of the ARPA journal. It is selected by three members of ARPA’s editorial board who determine the best piece of scholarship. In 2009, Knott and Gary Miller, Washington University, received the award for co-authoring “When Ambition Checks Ambition.” (Source: ARPA website)

Award: Elected Fellow, 2007
Organization: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Description: The academy has an unmatched wealth of expertise amongst its membership of fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These fellows provide insight and experience as they oversee Academy projects and provide general guidance. They are also the academy’s primary vehicle for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government. The principal criterion for selection is a sustained and outstanding contribution to the field of public administration through public service or scholarship. (Source: NAPA website)


Professor Martin KriegerMartin Krieger
Professor

Award: Elected Fellow, 2006
Organization: American Physical Society

Description: Elected for his series of books on the historical development of models and the mathematics employed in 20th-century physics, especially the Ising model and its relatives and the proofs of the stability of matter. (Source: American Physical Society website)

Award: USC Mellon Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2005-2007
Presented by: University of Southern California (USC)

Description: The USC Mellon Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty for helping build a supportive academic environment at USC through faculty-to-student and faculty-to-faculty mentoring. Professor Krieger received the honor for his mentoring of undergraduate students, junior faculty and graduate students.


Daniel A. MazmanianDaniel A. Mazmanian
Professor
Academic Director, USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy

Award: Re-Elected Member of the Board of Trustees, 2014
Organization: The John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation

Description: Established in 1926 by a prominent, reform-minded physician and his suffragist wife, the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation is a leading supporter of social science research and policy in the Los Angeles metropolitan region. It is also the oldest private foundation in Los Angeles.

Award: Elected President, 2005-2006
Organization: National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

Description: NASPAA promotes excellence in education and training for public service, and the ideal of public service. It is a membership organization of academic programs in public affairs, public administration, public policy, and public and nonprofit management. NASPAA is also the accreditor of master’s degree programs in the field in the U.S. and internationally.


pmccannPamela McCann
Assistant Professor

Award: Best Comparative Policy Paper Award, 2013
Organization: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)
Paper: “Smoke Signals: State Policy Responses to National Government Discussions” – presented at the 2012 APPAM Conference in Baltimore, MD


Leonard MitchellLeonard Mitchell
Professor of the Practice of Economic Development
Executive Director, Center for Economic Development

Award: USC Mellon Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2014
Presented by: University of Southern California (USC)

Description: The USC Mellon Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty for helping build a supportive academic environment at USC through faculty-to-student and faculty-to-faculty mentoring. Professor Mitchell received the honor for his mentoring of graduate students.


James Elliot Moore, IIJames E. Moore, II
Professor

Award: Secretary Ray LaHood Award, 2015
Presented by: Women’s Transportation Seminar Los Angeles Area Chapter Board of Directors

Description: Honors men who have been key to WTS International’s efforts to attract, retain, and advance women in transportation.

Award: National President-Elect, 2014
Presented by: Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

Description: Founded in 1948, the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) is the nation’s leading professional society in the Industrial and Systems Engineering arena.


Professor Dowell MyersDowell Myers
Professor
Director, Population Dynamics Research Group

Award: Best Article Award, 2008
Presented by: American Planning Association (APA)

Description: Each year, APA and the Journal of the American Planning Association honor authors of excellent JAPA articles with the Best Article Award. Members of the JAPA Editorial Advisory Board serve as judges, and selections are made based on several criteria, which include making a significant contribution to the literature of the planning profession, having the potential to change the nature of discourse on the given topic, and providing useful insights or implications for planning practice or public policy. Myers also won this award in 2001. (Source: APA website)

Award: Thomas and Znaniecki Book Award (for best book on international migration), 2007
Presented by: American Sociological Association

Description: The Thomas and Znaniecki Award is given annually for outstanding social science scholarship in the field of international migration to a book published within the previous two years. For the first award in 1996, section bylaws permitted nominations of books published in the last four years. (Source: ASA website)

Award: Haynes Award for Research Impact, 2006
Presented by: Haynes Foundation

Description: The Haynes Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently established the Haynes Award for Research Impact as a means of recognizing individuals whose research has been especially important in raising the public’s awareness of significant Los Angeles issues and in affecting policy outcomes. (Source: Haynes Foundation website)

Award: Elected Academic Fellow, 2002
Presented by: Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Description: Founded in 1936, the institute now has more than 40,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private enterprise and public service. As the preeminent, multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates the open exchange of ideas, information and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The mission of ULI is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. (Source: ULI website)


Professor Robert MyrtleRobert C. Myrtle
Emeritus Professor

Award: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
Presented by: Academy of Management, Health Care Management Division

Description: The Excellence in Teaching Award, established in 2005, recognizes innovative and outstanding teaching that takes place in our classrooms and provides the opportunity to encourage, recognize and reward the work of excellent, dedicated and inspiring teachers. (Source: AOM)

Award: Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2009 (sixth consecutive year)
Presented by: Academy of Management, Health Care Management Division

Description: The Outstanding Reviewer Award recognizes the members who go above and beyond the call of duty in their efforts reviewing papers and symposium proposals submitted to the Academy’s annual program. Recipients are chosen on the basis of the quality and comprehensiveness of their reviews. (Source: AOM)


Professor Chet NewlandChester A. Newland
Frances R. and John J. Duggan Professor Emeritus in Public Administration

Award: Elmer B. Staats Lifetime Achievement Service Award, 2015
Organization: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Description: Honors a public administrator’s career accomplishments and contributions to public service and ASPA over a lifetime.

Award: USC Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award, 2014
Presented by: University of Southern California

Description: Presented to four retired faculty each year for their eminent careers.

Award: Dwight Waldo Award, 2007
Presented by: American Society for Public Administration

Description: Presented to persons who have made outstanding contributions to the professional literature of public administration over an extended career. (Source: ASPA website)

Award: Chester A. Newland Academic Achievement Award (established in 2007)
Organization: American Society for Public Administration

Description: The Sacramento ASPA Chapter presented the regional Academic Achievement Award to Newland in 2007 and permanently named it the Chester A. Newland Academic Achievement Award.

Award: Carl Franklin Award, 2005
Presented by: USC Sol Price School of Public Policy


Professor Gary PainterGary Painter
Professor
Director of Social Policy, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

Award: Elected President, 2013
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA)

Description: Founded in 1964, AREUEA is a nonprofit association that advances knowledge and research in real estate development, planning and economics, and facilitates the exchange of information among practitioners in academia, government and the professional arena who are concerned with these fields.

Award: Homer Hoyt Post-Doctoral Fellow, Spring 2005
Organization: Homer Hoyt Institute of Advanced Studies

Description: The Homer Hoyt Institute (HHI) is dedicated to improving the quality of decisions about this valuable resource. The institute, an independent, non-profit research and educational foundation established in 1968, has contributed to improving the quality of public and private real estate decisions.(Source: The Hoyt Group website)


Jane PisanoJane Pisano
Professor

Award: Nesta M. Gallas Award for Exemplary Professionalism in Public Service, 2015 (inaugural recipient)
Organization: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Description: Honors the lifetime achievements of a dedicated public servant and innovative leader of the Society whose career has been demonstrably characterized by exemplary efforts to uphold legal and ethical standards locally, nationally and internationally; sustained work to advance gender equality and diversity; and mentorship of young academics and public servants who would seek to continue such professionalism in service to the public.

Award: Named Woman of the Year, 2013
Organization: Los Angeles magazine

Description: In 2011, Los Angeles magazine first published its list of “L.A.’s Most Inspirational Women.” In 2013, for the first time, the publication decided to name a Woman of the Year. Among the candidates of thought leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists, the magazine bestowed the title on Jane Pisano.


mark-pisano-america2050Mark Pisano
Professor

Award: Louis Brownlow Award, 2015
Organization: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Description: Recognizes the past year’s most outstanding article authored or co-authored by a practitioner in Public Administration Review.  Pisano and Price Professor Shui-Yan Tang co-authored the winning research paper “Using Common-Pool Resource Principles to Design Local Government Fiscal Sustainability.”


Professor Christian RedfearnChristian Redfearn
Associate Professor
Borstein Family Endowed Professor of Real Estate
Director, Programs in Real Estate

Award: Distinguished Fellow, 2015
Organization: NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association

Description: The Distinguished Fellows Program engages the nation’s foremost commercial real estate, economic and public policy experts. Distinguished Fellows contribute articles to NAIOP’s Development magazine, present to the association’s leadership via the Board of Directors or National Forums, participate on corporate committees and provide advice, feedback and information regarding research being conducted in commercial real estate.

Award: Homer Hoyt Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2007
Organization: Homer Hoyt Institute of Advanced Studies

Description: The Homer Hoyt Institute (HHI) is dedicated to improving the quality of decisions about this valuable resource. The institute, an independent, non-profit research and educational foundation established in 1968, has contributed to improving the quality of public and private real estate decisions.(Source: The Hoyt Group website)


William Resh

William Resh
Assistant Professor

Award: William E. and Frederick C. Mosher Award, 2015
Presented by: Public Administration Review (PAR)

Description: The flagship journal for public administration honors the year’s best paper by an academic (“Assessing the Past and Promise of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey for Public Management Research: A Research Synthesis”).


Professor Peter J. RobertsonPeter J. Robertson
Associate Professor
Director, Master of Public Administration

Award: Fullbright Scholarship (to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil), 2009
Presented by: Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)

Description: The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 1,100 American scholars and professionals per year to approximately 125 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. (Source: CIES website)


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Research Professor

Award: Distinguished Research Award, 2015
Presented by: International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management

Description: Award cited accomplishments relating to research leadership on economic consequence analysis of natural disasters and terrorism; pioneering research on resilience; prominent research on the economics of climate change policy; input to the policy-making process; and mentoring of post-doctoral and graduate students on disaster risk management.

Award: Transition Project of the Year Award, 2015
Presented by: Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events

Description: Award for Economic Consequence Analysis Tool (E-CAT). Further conceptual advances and conversion to user-friendly software for high-level policy-makers to yield rapid estimates of impacts of natural, man-made, and technological disasters.

Award: George Treyz Excellence in Economic Analysis Award, 2012
Presented by: Regional Economic Models, Inc.

Description: Inaugural award for best study using the REMI Macroeconometric Model (published in Regional Science: Policy and Practice Vol. 3, No.4, 2011; co-authored with Dan Wei and Noah Dormady)

Award: Outstanding Achievement Award, 2006
Presented by: Applied Technology Council

Description: Research team leader of report to Congress (Mitigations Saves) on the benefits of the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The study led to an increase in funding for mitigation and is continuously cited in congressional hearings on disaster mitigation.

Award: Research Fellow, 2003-04
Presented by: East-West Center Fellowship

Description: Support for research at the EWC University of Hawaii-Manoa on Equity Aspects of Climate Change Policy.


Lisa Schweitzer
Associate Professor

Award: Margarita McCoy Award, 2016
Presented by: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) and its Faculty Women’s Interest Group.

Description: The award recognizes contributions toward the advancement of women in planning at institutions of higher education through service, teaching, and/or research.


Professor David SloaneDavid Sloane
Professor

Award: Michael Breheny Prize, 2015
Presented by: Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design

Description: Honors the most innovative paper to appear in the academic journal in 2014.  The paper is titled “The Prospects and Problems of Integrating Sketch Maps with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Understand Environmental Perception: A Case Study of Mapping Youth Fear in Los Angeles Gang Neighborhoods.” (co-authored by Price PhD alumni Ellen Shiau and Bryce Lowery)

Award: USC Mellon Award for Excellence in Mentoring (Faculty-to-Faculty Mentoring), 2008
Presented by: University of Southern California (USC)

Description: The USC Mellon Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty for helping build a supportive academic environment at USC through faculty-to-student and faculty-to-faculty mentoring.


Neeraj Sood
Professor
Vice Dean for Research
Director of Research, USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

Award: Election to the board of ASHEcon, 2015
Presented by: American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon)

Description: The professional organization is dedicated to promoting excellence in health economics research in the U.S.  It’s board is comprised of a distinguished group of health economists and includes five officers and twelve members who serve four-year terms.


Professor Shui Yan TangShui Yan Tang
Frances R. and John J. Duggan Professor in Public Administration

Award: Louis Brownlow Award, 2015
Presented by: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Description: Recognizes the past year’s most outstanding article authored or co-authored by a practitioner in Public Administration Review.  Professor Shui-Yan Tang and Price Professor Mark Pisano co-authored the winning research paper “Using Common-Pool Resource Principles to Design Local Government Fiscal Sustainability.”

Award: Elected Fellow, 2009
Organization: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Description: The academy has an unmatched wealth of expertise amongst its membership of fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These fellows provide insight and experience as they oversee Academy projects and provide general guidance. They are also the academy’s primary vehicle for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government. The principal criterion for selection is a sustained and outstanding contribution to the field of public administration through public service or scholarship. (Source: NAPA website)

Award: Harry Scoville Award for Academic Excellence, 2008
Presented by: American Society for Public Administration, Los Angeles Metro Chapter

Description: This award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to public administration through teaching, research, writing and related activities. (Source: ASPA website)


Professor Detlof Von WinterfeldtDetlof Von Winterfeldt
Professor
Director, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE)

Award: Distinguished Achievement Award, 2012
Presented by: Society for Risk Analysis

Description: The award recognized extraordinary achievement in science or public policy relating to risk analysis.

Award: Best Article Award for Issue-Linked Papers in the journal Risk Analysis, 2010
Presented by: Society for Risk Analysis

Award: MCDM Gold Medal, 2009
Presented by: International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making

Description: The highest honor bestowed by the society. The award is given to a scholar who, over a distinguished career, has devoted much talent, time and energy to advancing the field, and who has contributed significantly to the theory, methodology and practice of multiple criteria decision making. (Source: International MCDM Society website)

Award: Best Article Award in Decision Science, 2007
Presented by: Society for Risk Analysis
Article: Rosoff, H., von Winterfeldt, D. (2007). “A risk and economic analysis of dirty bomb attacks on the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.” Risk Analysis, 533-546.

Award: Elected Fellow, 2004
Presented by: Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)

Description: INFORMS Fellows exemplify outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences. They have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments and made significant contributions to the advancement of these fields. (Source: INFORMS website)