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Professor Lisa Schweitzer

Schweitzer wins ACSP award for helping advance women in planning field

October 17, 2016

In honor of her outstanding efforts to advance women in the field of planning, USC Price School of Public Policy Professor Lisa Schweitzer has been unanimously selected as the recipient of the 2016 Margarita McCoy Award by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) and its Faculty Women’s Interest Group. The award recognizes contributions toward the advancement of women in planning at institutions of higher education through service, teaching, and/or research.

Dr. Elizabeth Graddy (Photo by Deirdre Flanagan)

Elizabeth Graddy elected to National Academy of Public Administration

October 11, 2016

Elizabeth Graddy – USC’s Vice Provost of Academic and Faculty Affairs and professor at the Price School of Public Policy – has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), in recognition of her significant scholarly contributions to the field. Established in 1967, NAPA 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.

Irene Hirano Inouye, President, 
U.S.-Japan Council (Photo/Courtesy 
of Irene Hirano Inouye)

CPPP launches Irene Hirano Inouye Philanthropic Leadership Fund

October 7, 2016

Bold philanthropic leadership is critical to addressing community problems. Yet, foundations can only chart such a course if there is effective governance between foundation boards and their executives. To this end, the USC Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy has launched a fund to support research and programs to explore foundation leadership as it solves society’s most pressing problems, in honor of Irene Hirano Inouye.

Professor Dowell Myers

Myers contributes to NAS study on immigration’s impact on economy across 20-year period

September 23, 2016

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides a comprehensive assessment of economic and demographic trends of U.S. immigration over the past 20 years, its impact on the labor market and wages of native-born workers, and its fiscal impact at the national, state, and local levels. USC Price Professor Dowell Myers was among 14 researchers from institutions nationwide who were on the Panel on Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration, which authored the report.

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