Jochelle Greaves Siew is a second year PhD Student in the Public Policy and Management Program at the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy. Her research interests involve how administrative structures affect bureaucratic behavior, policy design and policy implementation. She is also particularly interested in comparative work in the fields of governance and public management, especially in the context of small island developing states. Prior to joining USC, Jochelle completed her Master’s in Public Policy and Administration, with a specialization in public management, from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Her previous research includes an investigation into control mechanisms used by governments during the implementation of public sector reform. Currently, she is jointly leading a project focused on evaluating the merits and re-implementation of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration’s (NASPAA) Fellows Program. In addition, she is involved in projects focusing on political brand equity and mixed institutional messaging.
Esther González is a PhD Candidate in the Price School of Public Policy and Management program at the University of Southern California. Prior to USC, Esther completed her Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) at Cornell University. Her research domains are organizational behavior and diversity management with particular interests in diversity investment outcomes and the impact of executive leadership diversity. Her research is multidisciplinary and applies methods and fields in public policy, management, political science, and sociology. Her passion for diversity, inclusion, and the future of representation in leadership is at the core of all her work.
Esther’s Recent Publication:
Barboza-Wilkes, C., Gonzalez, E., Resh, W., & Wong, S. (2022). “The Emotional Toll of the COVID-19 Crisis on Local Government Workers.” Review of Public Personnel Administration.
Eli Keunyoung Lee is a PhD Candidate in the Public Policy and Management program at the Price School of Public Policy. Eli also holds two master’s degrees in Public Administration from Seoul National University (South Korea) and the University of Southern California (2020). His research interests are in behavioral public administration, primarily how agency resources and political environments affect public officials’ attitudes and behavior. More specifically, Eli is interested in the influence of agency reputation on changes in public employees’ attitudes and behaviors. Prior to joining CLEAR, he worked as a founder and leader of “Nesal-Nessal,” one of the leading Korean social enterprises that deal with social problems such as income disparity and urban decay. You can read Eli’s most recent work on Senate-confirmed presidential appointee vacancies in Presidential Studies Quarterly and his exploratory work on federal contracting and patronage at SSRN.
Eli’s Recent Publications:
Resh, William G., Nicholas G. Napolio, and Eli (Keunyoung) Lee. “The Pivotal and Distributive Politics of Senate-Confirmed Appointee Vacancies.” Presidential Studies Quarterly.
Eli (Keunyoung) Lee. (Draft-in-progress). “An Armor and Helmet? Assessing the Effects of Agency Reputation on Public Employees’ Turnover Intent.” *Accepted to the 2022 ASPA conference