Justine Dodgen

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Justine is a Master of Public Administration candidate at USC Price. As a Graduate Assistant at the Bedrosian Center, she writes about the Center's events and global governance issues.
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Five minutes with Alex Graddy-Reed

The Bedrosian Center welcomed several new faculty affiliates for the 2015-2016 school year- today, we’ve put Alex Graddy-Reed in the spotlight. Graddy-Reed is an Assistant Professor at the USC Price School where her research focuses on philanthropy, social innovation, and grantmakers’ strategies to be more outcome and impact minded. Dr. Graddy-Reed recently sat down with…

Resh publishes new article in premier Public Administration journal

A new article co-authored by Bedrosian Faculty Affiliate Bill Resh was accepted into the  Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. The article, entitled “A Systems Theory Approach to Innovation Implementation: Why Organizational Location Matters,” examines how the “success” of adopted innovations depends on both the source of innovation and the organizational environment. Resh and coauthor Tima Moldogaziev argue that not…

Michael Maltzan: Bridging Society and Culture in LA’s Infrastructure

Those who commute through downtown may have noticed the construction underway in the Arts District. The City of Los Angeles is busy creating alternative routes in preparation for the imminent rebuilding of the Sixth Street Viaduct, the iconic bridge in downtown L.A. that has been the backdrop of many L.A. films and music videos. The bridge,…

Ed Tinoco Awarded ALA Diversity Research Grant

Bedrosian Affiliate Ed Tinoco was awarded one of three Diversity Research Grants awarded by the American Library Association’s Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services for 2015. This grant will fund original research by Tinoco and co-recipient Dr. Win Shih, Director of Integrated Library Systems at USC. Their research project is titled “Facilitating the Learning and Academic…

Bebitch Jeffe: Where We Stands Depends on Where We Sit

Our discussion of how race is depicted in media coverage of violent events continues. Today we hear from Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a Senior Fellow at USC Price and a long-time political analyst for NBC Los Angeles. Bebitch Jeffe lends us her perspective today as both faculty and a member of the media.   Bedrosian Center: What’s one thing we can do…

Bebitch Jeffe discusses Bernie Sanders’ union endorsement

KQED radio talked to Bedrosian faculty affiliate Sherry Bebitch Jeffe this week to hear her reaction to Bernie Sanders’ recent endorsement from the National Nurses United labor union. “It must be giving Hillary Clinton a little bit of nervousness,” she told KQED’s Tara Siler Monday afternoon, adding Clinton was now forced to react to Sanders. “Another thing…

Is Trump’s Impact Overblown? Sherry Bebitch Jeffe responds

Bedrosian Center faculty Sherry Bebitch Jeffe published an opinion piece last week analyzing the impact Donald Trump’s presidential campaign might have on the Republican Party. In doing so, she draws a comparison to former California Governor Pete Wilson’s 1994 reelection campaign, and the legacy his campaign has had on Latino voters in California. See an…

Schweitzer: Seek out Diverse Perspectives and Sources of Information

Our discussion of the prevalence of racial bias in how violence is portrayed in the media continues. Today’s response is from Professor Lisa Schweitzer, who specializes in urban studies, particularly empirical analysis of social justice, environment, and transport in cities.   Bedrosian Center: What’s one thing we can do better to address biases in how…

Lewis: Acknowledge Different Interpretations of Events

Today we’re continuing our discussion of how there is frequent evidence of racial bias in how violence is portrayed in the media. We have been asking faculty members to respond with their ideas for how we, as consumers of news or members of the media, can “do better” at recognizing and overcoming this prejudice. Our…