USC Price School of Public Policy

Public Administration

Public administrators shape our communities and safeguard our future. They run our cities, government agencies, and nonprofits. The Price School prepares students to be leaders who will solve today’s critical social problems.

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  • Terry L. Cooper

    Terry L. Cooper

    The Maria B. Crutcher Professor in Citizenship and Democratic Values

  • Janet Denhardt

    Janet Denhardt

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

  • Robert Denhardt

    Robert Denhardt

    Professor (Teaching)
    Director of Leadership Programs

  • jferris

    James M. Ferris

    Emery Evans Olson Chair in Non-Profit Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
    Director, Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy

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    Elizabeth Graddy

    Jeffrey J. Miller Chair in Government, Business, and the Economy
    Vice Dean

  • Sherry Bebitch Jeffe

    Sherry Bebitch Jeffe

    Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication

  • jhk

    Jack H. Knott

    C. Erwin and Ione L. Piper Chair and Professor

  • Daniel A. Mazmanian

    Daniel A. Mazmanian

    Director of New Initiatives, USC Center for Sustainable Cities

  • Juliet Ann Musso

    Juliet Ann Musso

    Associate Professor
    Houston Flournoy Professor of State Government
    Associate Director, MPA, Sacramento

  • Jane Pisano

    Jane Pisano


  • Mark Pisano

    Mark Pisano

    Professor of the Practice of Public Administration

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    Peter J. Robertson

    Associate Professor
    Director, Master of Public Administration

  • Shui Yan Tang

    Shui Yan Tang

    Frances R. and John J. Duggan Professor in Public Administration

  • avillaraigosa

    Antonio R. Villaraigosa

    Professor of the Practice of Policy

  • Christopher Weare

    Christopher Weare

    Research Associate Professor

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