Ali E. AbbasProfessor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Public PolicyDecision analysis, risk analysis, multi-attribute utility theory, information theory, Bayesian analysis, and data-based decision making
Grace BahngProfessor (Teaching)
Program Director, Undergraduate Program in Public Policy
Policy analysis, experiential learning, community development, international development
Christine Beckman headshotChristine M. BeckmanProfessor
The Price Family Chair in Social Innovation
Social innovation and inequality, organizational learning and interorganizational networks, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship, technology and work, organizational control
Antonio M. BentoProfessor of Public Policy and EconomicsEnvironmental and energy economics, urban economics, public economics, transportation policy, climate policy, environmental regulation
Wändi Bruine de BruinWändi Bruine de BruinProvost Professor of Public Policy, Psychology, and Behavioral Science
Director, USC Behavioral Science and Well Being Policy Initiative
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  • Psychology of risk perception and communication
  • Health behavior and patient decision making
  • Public perceptions of climate change and sustainability
  • Economic expectations and financial decision making
  • Behavior change interventions
  • Social science of science communication
  • Age differences in decision making and well-being
James M. FerrisProfessor
Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs
Emery Evans Olson Chair in Non-Profit Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
Director, Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy
Philanthropy, nonprofit economics, public finance, public policy, institutional analysis
Elizabeth GraddyProfessor
Jeffrey J. Miller Chair in Government, Business, and the Economy
Executive Vice Provost
Institutional economics, governance, nonprofit organizations,industry structure
Alexandra Graddy-ReedAssistant ProfessorPublic economics, philanthropy and nonprofits, social innovation, science and innovation policy, research and development
Jeffery A. JenkinsProvost Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and Law
Maria B. Crutcher Professor of Citizenship and Democratic Values; Director, PIPE Collaborative
American political institutions and development, Congress, political parties, lawmaking, separation-of-powers, political economy
Julie MarshJulie MarshProfessor of Education Policy and Public PolicyK-12 Education Policy and Governance, Accountability, Teacher Incentive Programs, Data-Driven Reforms, School District Reform, School Choice, Equity-Oriented Reforms, Literacy Coaching
Pamela McCannAssociate ProfessorAmerican political institutions, bureaucratic delegation, intergovernmental politics, legislative behavior, public policy, and policy diffusion
T.J. McCarthyT.J. McCarthyAssociate Professor (Teaching)Labor economics, health economics, economics of education, public economics, program evaluation
James Moore III headshotJames Elliott Moore, IIEmeritus ProfessorEconomic impact analysis, engineering economics, transportation engineering, urban transportation, infrastructure performance
Juliet Ann Musso headshotJuliet Ann MussoAssociate Professor
Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
State and local governance; federalism, urban political economy, fiscal policy, community governance, government performance.
Gary Dean PainterGary Dean PainterProfessor
Director, Homelessness Policy Research Institute
Social Innovation, Housing economics, Urban economics, education policy, program evaluation.
Mark Phillips HeadshotMark PhillipsAssociate Professor (Teaching)
Program Director, Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Policy Data Science
Public finance, tax compliance, policy salience, applied microeconomics
Adam Rose new headshotAdam RoseProfessor (Research)
Director of the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE)
Energy and environmental economics, public policy, natural hazards and terrorism, regional science, applied general equilibrium modeling
Roberto SuroProfessorImmigration, Hispanic immigration, immigration policy
Detlof von WinterfeldtProfessor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Policy, Planning, and Development
J.A. Tiberti Chair in Ethics and Decision Making; Executive Director, USC Center for Sustainability Solutions
Decision analysis, risk analysis, environmental policy, behavioral decision research, homeland security
Dan Wei headshotDan WeiAssociate Professor (Research)Energy and Climate Policy, Energy and Environmental Economics, Economics of Natural and Man-made Disasters