Bedrosian Center

Students

Jennifer Connolly

Jennifer Connolly is a Ph.D. candidate at the USC Price School of Public Policy. A fifth-year student in the Public Policy & Management program, Jennifer chose the Price School so she could study public management in an interdisciplinary environment – and enjoy the warm weather and close proximity to the beach. Her research interests include …

Lilian Conover

Lilian Conover is a second-year Master of Public Policy student at the USC Price School of Public Policy. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy, Management and Planning from USC, Lilian decided to pursue her interest in policy analysis at a deeper level. Always having an array of interests in the social sciences and critical writing …

Steve Coulter

Steve Coulter is a second-year Master of Planning student at the USC Price School of Public Policy. Steve believes that good urban planning is critical to keeping U.S. cities competitive in a post-industrial economy, addressing the crisis of climate change, and fostering a 21st century culture of innovation. Influenced by his background in marketing and media, he also desires to apply technology and multimedia effectively …

Bri Gauger

Bri Gauger, MPL ’14, is a Master of Planning candidate at USC’s Price School of Public Policy, where her course of study consists of social and community planning, international development, feminist theory, and equitable public policy. Her research interests include … Continue reading

Jesus Herrera

Jesus Herrera is a second-year Master of Planning student at the USC Price School of Public Policy. During his junior year as an undergraduate student at USC, Jesus was accepted into the Progressive Degree program for the Master of Planning. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Policy, Planning, and Development from USC in May 2013, Jesus continued pursuing his urban planning education by becoming a full-time graduate student.

Cheongsin Kim

Cheongsin Kim

Cheongsin Kim, PhD is a Research Associate at the Bedrosian Center. He received his PhD from the USC Price School of Public Policy in 2013. His research interests include local government management, public budgeting and finance, service contracting and delivery, institutional analysis, fiscal policy, urban policy, and environmental policy.

Haijing Lin

Haijing Lin is currently a senior majoring in PPD Sustainable Planning track, with a Minor in Architecture, and a Minor in Spatial Studies (GIS).

Jeremy Loudenback

Jeremy Loudenback is a first-year master of public policy student at the USC Price School of Public Policy. After graduating from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he worked in media and communications for organizations in the private and nonprofit … Continue reading

Dyana Mason

Dyana Mason is a Ph.D candidate at the USC Price School of Public Policy. A fourth-year student in the Public Policy & Management program, Dyana chose USC because to a large degree it meant “coming home” to her alma mater. Her research interests include nonprofit management and governance, the organization and formation of interest/advocacy organizations, the political economy of the nonprofit sector, charitable giving …

Sarah Mawhorter

Sarah Mawhorter is a third-year Ph.D. student in Urban Planning and Development at the USC Price School. Sarah studies housing and neighborhood change, with a focus on the demographic forces that shape the housing market. She is especially interested in the filtering process of households moving into and out of housing …

Courtney Oustad

Courtney Oustad is a second-year Master of Planning student at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Law from the University of California, San Diego, Courtney worked for the City of Fresno’s Downtown and Community Revitalization Department ….

Benjamin Robinson

Benjamin Robinson is a second-year Master of Public Policy student at the USC Price School of Public Policy. From his undergraduate career at the University of Pittsburgh, where he received a B.A. in Economics and Urban Studies, to his time at USC, Benjamin has held a deep interest in policy analysis, research, and quantitative approaches …

Caroline Stevens

Caroline Stevens is a second year Masters of Public Policy student at The Sol Price School of Policy, Development and Planning. This summer she worked as Graduate Research Intern for The Public Policy Institute of California with the corrections team analyzing pretrial jail populations and possible cost effective management techniques

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