Student Associations


The Price School of Public Policy student body is drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. They are leaders and problem solvers who are actively engaged in their respective fields.

The 2018-19 Student Associations and leaders are:

Asian Pacific Islander Caucus

Constituents: Price School of Public Policy students interested in Asian and Pacific Islander issues
Co-Presidents: Michael Robertson,
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Associated Students of Planning and Development (ASPD)

Constituents: Graduate and undergraduate students in planning
President: Eduardo Rodriguez,
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Graduate Policy and Administration Community (GPAC)

Constituents: Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (MNLM) students
President: Edmundo Diaz,
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Graduate Real Estate Association (GREA)

Constituents: Graduate students in real estate development at USC Price and the USC Marshall School of Business
President: Robert Miller,

International City/County Management Association (ICMA@USC)

Constituents: Students interested in city/county management, local government, and professional development
Co-chairs: Allison Wilhite, and Candice Rankin,
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IPPAM Graduate Students Association

Constituents: Graduate students in International Public Policy and Management (IPPAM)
President: Qiao Wu,

Partnership for an Equitable Los Angeles (PELA)

Constituents: Price School of Public Policy students interested in policy and planning research and advocacy
Co-chairs: Kristian Castro, and Lynnete Guzman,
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Pi Alpha Alpha

Constituents: Public administration and public policy graduate students
President: TBD

Price Latino Student Association

Constituents: Students interested in professional and educational growth to become effective leaders who will empower and enhance the broader Latino community
Co-chairs: Guadalupe Carrasco, and Victoria Ciudad-Real,
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Price PhD Student Association

Constituents: USC Price Ph.D. students
Chair: Andrew Eisenlohr,; Sean Angst,; Joceyln Poe,; and Thai V. Le,

Price Social Innovation

Constituents: USC Price students interested in social innovation and social entrepreneurship
Chair: Prachi Mehrotra,
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Price Society of Black Students

Constituents: Price students interested in African American and Black issues
Co-chairs: Desmian Alexander, and Samrawet Samuel,

Price Women and Allies

Constituents: Price Women and Allies (PWA) is building a community of diverse women, trans, gender non-conforming and ally graduate students at USC Price. PWA is committed to connecting with local and national issues through awareness and advocacy events, promoting professional development and building relationships within and beyond Price.
Co-chairs: Evelyn Loya, and Tanya Shah,
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Queer Policy Caucus

Constituents: USC Price students supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Ally (LGBTQIA) people and policy issues.
Executive Co-Chairs: TBA
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Southern California Policy Review

Description: Student peer-reviewed policy journal
Editor-in-chief: Juan Lopez,
Chief Operating Officer: Paige Sterling,
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Student Health Council (SHC)

Constituents: Master of Health Administration (MHA) students and Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA) students, undergraduate and doctoral students emphasizing health administration
President: Nandinee Rajyago,
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Trojan Real Estate Association (TREA)

Constituents: USC Price and USC Marshall School undergraduates in real estate development
President: Nicole Gozini,

Upsilon Phi Delta

Constituents: Health Administration Students
Co-Presidents: Victoria Mevs, and Rebecca Nielsen,

USC Homeland Security Student Organization

Constituents: Any students interested in the fields of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Co-Presidents: Shannon Prier, and Desmian Alexander,
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Veterans at Price (Vets@Price)

Constituents: Any Undergraduate, Graduate, Faculty, Alumni, and Staff at USC, who support the student-veterans at the Sol Price School of Public Policy
President: Adrian V. Herrera,
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Krystle Zhang
Student Services Advisor
(213) 740-3353,

Carol Rush
Associate Dean, Student Affairs
(213) 740-6842,

Christine Wilson
Director of Student Services
(213) 740-4127,