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Price Virtual Programming

Global Communication Network

The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy presents virtual events that examine timely public policy and development topics. Events are broadcast live over Zoom. A selection of recordings are available on our YouTube channel for viewing after events have passed. Watch the most recent talks below, and visit the event playlists to explore past events. The USC Price School is committed to providing relevant information on critical subjects that matter to us, and we look forward to continuing virtual programming that brings us together during these remote times.

Featured Upcoming Events

A Woman’s Place is in the Economic Recovery

Thursday, March 4, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific

Join the the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, the Bedrosian Center on Governance, the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, and the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for a conversation around the disproportionate impacts women have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and women’s critical role in the recovery process.

Christine Beckman, USC Price Family Chair in Social Innovation and Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, will open the event providing framework for the conversation, and will join the panel. The panel conversation will be moderated by Alex Cohen from Spectrum News 1 SoCal, and will feature Senator Nancy Skinner of California’s 9th Senate District, Dee Dee Myers, Senior Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom and Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, and Odilia Romero, co-founder and Executive Director of Comunidades Indigenas en Liderazgo (CIELO).

Featuring:

Alex Cohen

Alex Cohen,
Host of “Inside the Issues” and the podcast “So Cal in 17”, Spectrum
News 1 SoCal

Odilia Romero

Odilia Romero,
Co-founder and Executive Director, Comunidades Indigenas en Liderazgo (CIELO)

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Christine Beckman,
Price Family Chair in Social Innovation and Professor, USC Sol Price School of
Public Policy

Dee Dee Myers,
Senior Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom and Director, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Senator Nancy Skinner,
Chair, Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and Vice Chair, Legislative Women’s Caucus


Improving and Accelerating Vaccine Distribution

Thursday, March 4, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Pacific

About 1.5 million Americans are getting a COVID-19 shot each day. At that rate, it might take until 2022 to get all Americans fully vaccinated. In addition, widely varying distribution strategies are creating significant disparities in who gets inoculated. Join the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, and the USC School of Pharmacy for a discussion about the current state of vaccine distribution: what is working, what is not, and where efforts should be focused

Featuring:

Dana Goldman

Dana Goldman, PhD
Interim Dean, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair, USC Schaeffer Center

Vassilios Papadopoulos,
DPharm, PhD, DSc (hon)
Dean, USC School of Pharmacy

Neeraj Sood

Neeraj Sood, PhD
COVID Initiative Director, USC Schaeffer Center and Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

Leana S. Wen

Leana S. Wen, M.D. M.Sc. FAAEM
Visiting Professor of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University School of Public Health


Undergraduate Student Research in Behavioral Science at USC (and how to get involved)

Thursday, March 25, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Pacific

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Behavioral science is a growing field that uses insights from psychology, behavioral economics and other fields to understand and inform people’s decisions and behaviors. What kind of behavioral science research are undergraduate students involved in at USC? What are the benefits of getting involved with research as an undergraduate and what is it like to work as a research assistant or become a PhD student? And how can undergraduate students get involved in behavioral science research at USC? Undergraduate student Katherine Winn will moderate a panel discussion with undergraduate student Amulya Donthi, research assistant Oskar Muller, and graduate student Andrew Dawson. This event is brought to you in partnership with the USC Behavioral Science and Well-Being Policy initiative.

Featuring:

Andrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson, Graduate student, USC Mind and Society Center

Amulya Donthi

Amulya Donthi, Undergraduate student, USC Marshall School of Business

Oskar Muller

Oskar Muller, Research assistant, USC Center for Economic and Social Research

Katherine Winn

Katherine Winn, Undergraduate student, USC Marshall School of Business


Candid Conversations on Transformative Justice

Part 3: Community Health and Policy

Thursday, April 15, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific

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Join us for our final session of a three-part webinar series exploring current and future issues related to transformative justice and policing. This series is brought to you by the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, the Executive Master of Leadership program, the USC Price Safe Communities Institute and the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA). Please submit questions in advance to Harlisha Hamm at [email protected] by April 8.

Please check back in for speaker details.

Recent Events

Price Talks: Policy in a Pandemic

The Price Talks a virtual series examining policy challenges around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conversations with Interim Dean Goldman: Public Policy Leading the Way

Conversations with Dr. Dana Goldman, Interim Dean of the USC Price School, Leonard Schaeffer Chair, and a Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Pharmacy, and Economics.

Lusk Perspectives

The Lusk Center professional forums that bring together academics, students, business executives, and community leaders.

Professional Development Series: Careers in Data and Smart Cities

Professional Development Series: Careers in Data and Smart Cities

Leadership Thoughts

Leadership Thoughts: Resiliency During Times of Change

Price Executive Virtual Forum

The Price Executive Virtual Forum educates and trains leaders around the world and in local communities to manage organizations and devise policies that make societies and communities worldwide better places for all.

Contact

Harlisha Hamm
Director of Programs and Events
[email protected]