USC Price School of Public Policy

Faculty Degree Directors

USC Price offers seven master’s degree programs, three doctoral programs and an undergraduate program. Each program is directed by a tenure-track faculty member. The degree director is responsible for academic quality, professional relevance, scheduling, and exceptions to policy and academic advisement.

The following is a list of the USC Price Master’s degree directors:

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

(323) 442-1464
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Master of Planning (MPL)
Dr. Marlon Boarnet, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 301C
(213) 740-3696
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Dr. Peter Robertson, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 302
(213) 740-0371
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Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Dr. Gary Painter, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 301A
(213) 740-8754
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Dollinger Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)
Dr. Christian Redfearn, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 214
(213) 740-1364
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Master of International Public Policy and Management (IPPAM)
Dr. Joyce Mann, Director

Von KleinSmid Center 253
(213) 740-0547
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Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA)
Dr. Michael B. Nichol, Director

(323) 442-1464
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Executive Master of Leadership (EML)
Dr. Robert Denhardt, Director

(916) 637-8989
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Doctoral Programs (Ph.D. and DPPD)

Ph.D. — Public Policy and Public Management (PhD, PPM):
Dr. Gary Painter, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 301A
(213) 740-8754
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Ph.D. — Urban Planning and Urban Development (PhD, UPD):
Dr. Marlon Boarnet, Director

Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 301C
(213) 740-3696
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 Program (BS in Policy, Planning, and Development)
Dr. LaVonna B. Lewis, Director

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