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…

Frank Zerunyan on Global Executive Education

Director of the Executive Education program, Frank Zerunyan, wrote about his recent global travels. His essay captures his experiences in Saudi Arabia, India, Bahrain, Ethiopia, South Korea, Armenia, South Africa, Georgia, and China both through his work with the United Nations and as Director of Executive Education at USC Price.

USC Bedrosian Center Seeks to Help Improve Armenian Public Administration

The University of Southern California Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise has formed a unique relationship with Armenian educators and leaders seeking a deeper understanding of democratic and decentralized governance in the post-Soviet era of their young republic. The effort is spearheaded by Frank Vram Zerunyan, a professor of the practice of governance…