PIPE* Collaborative: Chris Tausanovitch, Assistant Professor, Political Science, UCLA

“Measuring Policy Preferences” Chris Tausanovitch, assistant professor of Political Science at UCLA, will be discussing his research. For more than a half-century, scholars have grappled with the question of whether Americans’ responses to policy questions reflect a shared belief system, or indeed anything more than a spur-of-the-moment inclination. However, surveys typically ask only a few questions…

PIPE Workshop: Measuring Policy Preferences, Chris Tausanovitch

Tuesday, September 12  Measuring Policy Preferences Chris Tausanovitch, assistant professor of Political Science at UCLA, will be discussing his research. For more than a half-century, scholars have grappled with the question of whether Americans’ responses to policy questions reflect a shared belief system, or indeed anything more than a spur-of-the-moment inclination. However, surveys typically ask only…

Lunch with a Leader: Dr. David Harilela

Dr. David Harilela joined USC Price Board of Councilors Vice Chair, Cara Esposito, for an in-depth conversation surrounding venture philanthropy’s ability to transcend boundaries and transform lives. In a discussion facilitated by Cara Esposito, Dr. Harilela shared in detail his work and involvement with THE ONE, an International humanitarian award which seeks to acknowledge unsung heroes…

The Holt Lecture: Journalism, Accountability, Power

Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of The Washington Post. He previously served as the President and COO of Allbritton Communications Company and Founding CEO & President of Politico. He was the Chief of Staff for President Ronald Reagan (1989–1995), and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. Ryan…

Lunch with a Leader: Paul Haaga

Paul Haaga, Jr., is retired Chairman of the Board of Capital Research and Management Company. Prior to joining Capital in 1985, Paul was a Partner in the law firm of Dechert Price & Rhoads in Washington, D.C.  From 1974 to 1977, he was a Senior Attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He recently…

Price Governance Salon: Donald Moynihan, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Donald Moynihan, director and professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs at University of Wisconsin-Madison, previewed his new book, Hassles or Help: Compliance, Learning and Psychological Costs in the Administrative State. This talk developed the concept of administrative burden as an important variable in understanding how citizens experience the state. Administrative burden is conceptualized as a…

When Women Lead: Breaking Barriers, Building Communities

The USC Price Athenian Society’s series, When Women Lead focused on women in law enforcement for the March 15, 2017 event. Taking advantage of the fact that Los Angeles County has 7 female police chiefs, The Athenian Society gathered over 350 law enforcement officers from the region to discuss the strong women in our community Breaking Barriers, Building Communities.

Lunch with a Leader: Brissa Sotelo-Vargas, Tesoro Refining & Marketing

Brissa Sotelo-Vargas, Manager, Public Affairs & Government Affairs at Tesoro Refining & Marketing, manages and coordinates the full range of communication and stakeholder management activities for the company’s Los Angeles Refinery including government relations, community relations, media relations and crisis communications. She monitors and analyzes the business, political, and regulatory environment to assess current or…

Lunch with a Leader: Sonja Trauss, SF Bay Area Renters Federation

Sonja Trauss, founded the SFBay Area Renters Federation , the Metro Observer and co-founded the YIMBY Party and CA Renters Legal Advocacy to advance the cause of building housing. San Francisco, and California are experiencing a housing shortage. Housing shortage is bad for renters (and good for homeowners, incidentally). High prices are a symptom of…