Sherry Bebitch Jeffe

Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication

Ph. D. in Government
Claremont Graduate University

Sol Price School of Public Policy
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall, 312

jeffe@usc.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Bio

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe is Senior Fellow, Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California and the political analyst for NBC Los Angeles.

In the 2000 election cycle she also served as political analyst for NBC4 in Washington, D.C. and for BBC Scotland and BBC Wales. She continues to serve as American politics analyst for BBC Scotland, BBC Wales, BBC London and BBC World Service programs, as well as for Al Jazeera English and on NBC and MSNBC.

During the 2003 California recall election Dr. Jeffe served as recall analyst for NBC’s “Today” show.

Prior to her affiliation with NBC, she served as political analyst for KCAL-TV in Los Angeles.

Dr. Jeffe regularly writes and comments on American and California government and politics in the state, national and international media.

In 2006, she was a nominee for the Los Angeles Area Emmy Award for news feature, “Decision 2005: A Voter’s Guide,” NBC4.

Prior to her affiliation with USC, Dr. Jeffe taught political science at Claremont Graduate University, Loyola Marymount University, and Pitzer College.

She holds a Ph. D. in government from Claremont Graduate University, and a master’s degree in political science from Rutgers University, where she was a Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics; her B.A. in political science is from Goucher College.

Publications

Bebitch Jeffe, S., & Jeffe, D. (2014, November 3). The most expensive political contest in California is for an office nobody’s heard of [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/11/03/the-most-expensive-political-contest-in-california-is-for-an-office-nobodys-heard-of/

Bebitch Jeffe, S., & Jeffe, D. (2012, November 6). Can one-party rule fix California? [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/11/06/can-one-party-rule-fix-california/

Bebitch Jeffe, S., & Jeffe, D. (2012, November 20). To see future electorate, look at California voters now [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/11/20/to-see-future-electorate-look-at-california-voters-now/

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