Price School, Zerunyan endeavor to establish PhD policy, management program in Armenia

The USC Price School of Public Policy is pursuing a plan to establish a special doctoral program in public policy and management in Armenia, designed to build the academic infrastructure to address the significant public management needs of this growing country and region.

Dreamers Deserve Our Attention and Respect

The Globe Post published an op-ed by Frank Zerunyan of the USC Price School on why President Donald Trump should act now to protect those who are signed up for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. ….DACA has been a temporary solution. Many of these children are now in our universities worried about…

Striking the right balance for care services

Government services vs. not for profit community: what is the right balance of involvement for best care services?  Frank Zerunyan quoted by WalletHub in their research article on 2016’s Most Caring Cities in America. While the not-for-profit or NGO community driven by a specific mission is best suited to handle this care, government must be…

Frank Zerunyan contributes to article on economic nationalism

The Christian Science Monitor article, “Can ‘economic nationalism’ keep more jobs in US?”  quotes Frank Zerunyan about an impending wave of economic nationalism among Rust Belt voters. Two decades of various presidencies … have continued this ignorance of middle America, the Rust Belt – this notion of being enamored by the rest of the world before…

PBS reposts op-ed by Frank Zerunyan

Frank Zerunyan penned a column for PBS NewsHour, How Trump could shock a divided nation back to life as collaborator-in-chief. “Partnership, not conflict,” were the words spoken by President-elect Donald Trump during his acceptance speech. That collaborative approach is what my scholarship on good governance shows is required for effective public administration.  ….As an outsider,…

Zerunyan pens op-ed posted on The Conversation

Frank Zerunyan op-ed:  How Trump could shock a divided nation back to life as collaborator-in-chief. “Partnership, not conflict,” were the words spoken by President-elect Donald Trump during his acceptance speech. That collaborative approach is what my scholarship on good governance shows is required for effective public administration.  ….As an outsider, Trump is not burdened by GOP…

Zerunyan offers lessons in governance, leadership to Armenia’s Defense Ministry

USC Price School of Public Policy Professor Frank Zerunyan returned to Armenia for the third consecutive year to provide his expertise in governance to senior officials of the relatively new democracy. Governance skills related to leadership and negotiation are much needed in former Soviet Union countries that are still transitioning from a time when everything…