USC Price School of Public Policy

Student Affairs Staff

USC Price Associate Dean for Student Affairs Carol Rush

Carol Rush, Associate Dean
Lead student affairs manager. Directs the planning, implementation, and management of student administrative services for the school; oversees the training and development of all student affairs personnel; serves as liaison to the Dean, senior staff, and to the university on student affairs issues.
RGL 108
Tel: (213) 740-6842
E-mail: crush@usc.edu

Carmen Gomez, Administrative Coordinator and Office Manager
Manages telephones and visitors to RGL 108. Secures supplies and manages Student Affairs Office budgets. Helps monitor student aid accounts. Provides administrative support to the associate dean.
RGL 108
Tel: (213) 740-6842
E–mail: cgomez@usc.edu

» Recruitment and Admission
» Student Services

Office Recruitment and Admission – Lewis Hall 111

Marisol Rios, Director of Recruitment and Admission
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Recruitment and Admission Office; develops and implements our recruitment plans, strategies and materials to enhance recruitment and conversion of our degree program students; counsels and advises prospective students; manages the staff of the Recruitment Office; coordinates the scholarship selection processes, facilitates admissions decisions, works closely with student organizations and volunteers.
Tel: (213) 740–0527
E–mail: marisolr@usc.edu

Sarah Esquivel, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission
Plans and administers outreach programs and other recruitment events for graduate students; assists in the development and implementation of the graduate recruitment plans; coordinates advertising and promotion of programs, counsels and advises prospective students, facilitates admission decisions. Coordinates the USC Price undergraduate recruitment activities and processes undergraduate changes of majors.
Tel: (213) 740–0399
E-mail: sesquive@usc.edu

Will Coucheron-Aamot, Admissions Counselor
Assists in the development and implementation of the graduate recruitment plans; coordinates advertising and promotion of programs; counsels and advises prospective students; processes graduate applications for admission, specifically those of international applicants; assists with admissions decisions.
Tel: (213) 740-0710
E-mail: couchero@usc.edu

Derek Robinson, Admissions Counselor
Assists in the development and implementation of the graduate recruitment plans; coordinates advertising and promotion of programs; counsels and advises prospective students; processes graduate applications for admission; assists with admissions decisions.
Tel: (213) 740–1036
E-mail: derekrob@usc.edu

Office of Student Services – Lewis Hall 108

Christine Wilson, Director of Student Services
Administers USC Price’s student aid budget and graduate assistantships; notifies students of awards, inputs awards, troubleshoots and monitors student aid accounts; interfaces with USC’s Financial Aid Office on scholarship/financial aid coordination; coordinates scholarship selection process. Oversees coordination of Student Affairs events, Academic Celebration and Commencement events.
Tel: (213) 740-4127
E-mail: wilsonca@usc.edu

Christine Cho, Student Services Advisor
Coordinates graduate student Orientations, Welcome Back Event, Admitted Student events and Academic Celebration. Administers the Washington Semester program and the USC Price Exchange programs, in addition to working with USC Price student organizations.
Tel: (213) 740-3353
E-mail: christine.cho@usc.edu