USC Price School of Public Policy

Faculty Degree Directors

17846941306_9aafe8d225_nUSC Price offers nine master’s degree programs, three doctoral programs and two undergraduate programs. Each program is directed by a tenure-track faculty member.

Degree directors are charged with maintaining academic quality, professional relevance, scheduling, exceptions to policy, and academic advisement.

USC Price Degree Directors

Master’s Degree Programs

Master of Health Administration (MHA):
Dr. Michael B. Nichol

(323) 442-1464
E-mail

Master of Planning (MPL):
Dr. Marlon Boarnet

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 301C
(213) 740-3696
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Master of Public Administration (MPA):
Dr. Raphael Bostic

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 201C
(213) 740-1220
E-mail

Master of Public Policy (MPP):
Dr. Antonio M. Bento

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 214
(213) 821-1762
E-mail

Dollinger Master of Real Estate Development (MRED):
Dr. Christian Redfearn

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 214
(213) 740-1364
E-mail

Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (MNLM):
Dr. Nicole E. Esparza

(213) 821-4237
E-mail

Master of International Public Policy and Management (IPPAM):
Dr. Joyce Mann

Von KleinSmid Center 253
(213) 740-0547
E-mail

Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA):
Dr. Michael B. Nichol

(323) 442-1464
E-mail

Executive Master of Leadership (EML):
Dr. Robert Denhardt

(916) 637-8989
E-mail

Doctoral Programs (Ph.D. and DPPD)

Ph.D. — Public Policy and Public Management (PhD, PPM):
Dr. Julie Zissimopoulos

Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall 412H
(213) 821-7947
E-mail

Ph.D. — Urban Planning and Urban Development (PhD, UPD):
Dr. Julie Zissimopoulos

Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall 412H
(213) 821-7947
E-mail

Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development (DPPD):
Dr. Deborah Natoli, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 202
(213) 740-8584
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Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Policy, Planning, and Development (BS PPD):
Dr. LaVonna B. Lewis, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 313
(213) 740-5768
E-mail

Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Development (BS RED):
Dr. Christian Redfearn

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 214
(213) 740-1364
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