USC Price School of Public Policy

Public Policy

The field of public policy, at its core, produces social change. Policy analysts inform and shape the public programs and efforts that improve life in all communities. They integrate leadership with analytical and quantitative skills to promote social and economic well-being.

Degree programs

Graduate certificates

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  • rbostic

    Raphael Bostic

    Judith and John Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise

  • achen_photo-thumb

    Alice Chen

    Assistant Professor

  • Doherty_Kathleen

    Kathleen M. Doherty

    Assistant Professor

  • jferris

    James M. Ferris

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

  • PGinsburg

    Paul B. Ginsburg

    Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy
    Professor of the Practice of Health Policy and Management

  • ggiuliano

    Genevieve Giuliano

    Margaret and John Ferraro Chair in Effective Local Government
    Senior Associate Dean for Research and Technology
    Director, METRANS

  • egraddy_9745

    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

    Academic Director, USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy

  • Glenn Melnick

    Glenn Melnick

    Blue Cross of California Chair in Health Care Finance

  • Jennifer Miller

    Jennifer Miller

    Assistant Professor (Teaching)

  • Juliet Ann Musso

    Juliet Ann Musso

    Associate Professor
    Houston Flournoy Professor of State Government

  • Dowell Myers

    Dowell Myers

    Director, Population Dynamics Research Group

  • painter

    Gary Dean Painter

    Director, Graduate Programs in Public Policy
    Director of Social Policy, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

  • Mark Phillips

    Mark Phillips

    Assistant Professor

  • resh

    William G. Resh

    Assistant Professor

  • Adam Rose

    Adam Rose

    Research Professor
    Coordinator for Economics, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events

  • Heather Rosoff

    Heather Rosoff

    Research Assistant Professor

  • Roberto Suro

    Roberto Suro

    Director, Tomas Rivera Policy Institute

  • Shui Yan Tang

    Shui Yan Tang

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

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    Michael Thom

    Assistant Professor (Teaching)

  • avillaraigosa

    Antonio R. Villaraigosa

    Professor of the Practice of Policy

  • Detlof von Winterfeldt

    Detlof von Winterfeldt


  • Christopher Weare

    Christopher Weare

    Research Associate Professor

  • Dan Wei

    Dan Wei

    Research Assistant Professor

  • Frank Zerunyan

    Frank Zerunyan

    Professor of the Practice of Governance
    Director, Executive Education

Research centers and groups

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