USC Price School of Public Policy

Ph.D. Student Job Market Candidates

  • Yeokwang (Brian) An

    Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management

    yeokwana@usc.edu

    http://www.brian-y-an.com/

    Education: Master of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Yonsei University

    Research Interests: Governance, local public finance, urban and local politics, policy analysis, public administration, land use policy, housing, transportation, community development

    Committee Chair: Dr. Raphael Bostic

  • Yusun Cho

    Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management

    yusuncho@usc.edu

    Education: B.A. in Public Administration, Yonsei University; M.A. in Public Administration, Yonsei University; Master of Public Service & Administration, Texas A&M University

    Research Interests: Nonprofit and public management, organizational theory, collaborative governance, social network analysis, social media and big data, program evaluation and performance management

    Committee Chair: Dr. Nicole Esparza

  • Nathan Hutson

    Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Development

    nhutson@usc.edu

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathan-hutson-26996b5

    Education: Master of Public Affairs, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas; Master of Arts in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, University of Texas; Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, University of Texas

    Research Interests: International development, transportation planning, transportation economics, infrastructure coordination

    Committee Chair: Dr. Genevieve Giuliano

  • Haram Lee

    Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management

    haramlee@usc.edu

    https://haramlee87.wordpress.com/

    Education: MSc Public Policy and Administration London School of Economics and Political Science; MSc Politics and Government in the European Union London School of Economics and Political Science; BSc Government and Economics London School of Economics and Political Science

    Research Interests: Governance, public administration, executive and bureaucratic politics, public and nonprofit organizations

    Committee Chair: Dr. Shui Yan Tang

  • Anthony W. Orlando

    Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management

    aorlando@usc.edu

    http://www.anthonyworlando.com

    Education: B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; MSc in Economic History (Research) from the London School of Economics & Political Science

    Research Interests: Community development, environmental policy, economic development, housing, land use policy, policy program evaluation, public health, social justice, urban economics

  • Rodyansky, Seva

    Seva Rodyansky

    Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Development

    rodnyans@usc.edu

    Education: B.A. in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, Economics, French from Northwestern University

    Research Interests: Economic development, housing, governance, land use policy, transportation, urban economics

    Committee Chair: Dr. Marlon Boarnet

  • Johanna Thunell

    Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management

    jthunell@usc.edu

    Education: B.A. in Economics, UC Berkeley; MPA, San Francisco State University

    Research Interests: Civic engagement, economic development, housing, policy program evaluation, public administration, public health, social justice

    Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dowell Myers and Dr. Julie Zissimopoulos

  • Bingbing Wang

    Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Development

    bingbinw@usc.edu

    http://www-scf.usc.edu/~bingbinw/

    Education: Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Economics, University of Georgia; Bachelor and Master in Real Estate Economics, Renmin University of China

    Research Interests: Urban economics, real estate finance, housing

    Committee Chair: Dr. Richard K. Green

  • Bo Wen

    Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management

    wenb@usc.edu

    http://wenbo.us/

    Education: Bachelors in Mass Communications, Shenzhen University; Masters of Public Policy, University of California, Los Angeles

    Research Interests: Civic engagement, community development, governance, international development, public administration, public management, organization studies.

    Committee Chair: Dr. Shui-Yan Tang

  • White, Lee

    Lee White

    Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Development

    leewhite@usc.edu

    http://leevwhite.wix.com/work

    Education: Bachelor of Applied Science in Energy Management, University of Otago

    Research Interests: Environmental policy, land use policy, policy program evaluation, transportation, renewable energy policy, comparative policy analysis, climate change mitigation

  • Danielle Williams

    Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management

    bdwillia@usc.edu

    Education: Master of Public Policy, American University; Bachelor of Arts, Duke University

    Research Interests: Program evaluation, prisoner reentry and incarceration, education policy

    Committee Chair: Dr. Raphael Bostic

  • Yuan, Quan

    Quan (Jack) Yuan

    Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Development

    quanyuan@usc.edu

    https://jackqyuan.wordpress.com/

    Education: Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Urban Planning, Peking University, China; Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, Peking University, China; Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

    Research Interests: Transportation, environmental policy, land use policy, international development, economic development, urban economics

    Committee Chair: Dr. Genevieve Giuliano