Sherry Bebitch Jeffe
Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 312
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626
Phone: (213) 740-2075
Ph. D. in Government
Claremont Graduate University
Sherry Bebitch Jeffe is a Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and an internationally recognized political analyst.
In addition to her work with NBC4 Los Angeles and KPCC, public radio, during the 2000 election cycle she also served as political analyst for NBC4 in Washington, D.C. and for BBC Scotland and BBC Wales; she continues to serve as American politics analyst for “Today” on BBC Scotland, and on other BBC Scotland, BBC Wales, BBC London and BBC World Service programs.
During the 2003 California recall election Dr. Jeffe served as recall analyst for NBC’s “Today” show.
Prior to her affiliation with NBC, she served as political analyst for KCAL-TV in Los Angeles.
Dr. Jeffe regularly writes and comments on American and California government and politics in the state, national and international media.
In 2006, she was a nominee for the Los Angeles Area Emmy Award, for news feature “Decision 2005: A Voter’s Guide,” NBC4.
Prior to her affiliation with USC, Dr. Jeffe taught political science at Claremont Graduate University, Loyola Marymount University, and Pitzer College.
She holds a Ph. D. in government from Claremont Graduate University, and a master’s degree in political science from Rutgers University, where she was a Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics; her B.A. in political science is from Goucher College.