March 24, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Michael Govan may hesitate to call himself a good leader, but his record speaks for itself. Since Govan first took the reins at the Los Angeles County Museum…

November 7, 2013

Professor Yan Tang, Research Director of the Center, has recently published a co-authored book with Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Institutions, Regulatory Styles, Society and Environmental Governance in China (London and New…

October 31, 2013
October 17, 2013

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership October 17, 2013 12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders…

October 15, 2013
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February 5, 2013

February 5, 2013 2:00pm to 3:30pm The Political Student Assembly, LGBT Resource Center, and Bedrosian Center are co-sponsoring a LA City Council Meet and Greet & Candidate Forum with two…

January 25, 2013

by Anthony Bertelli Robert Caro‘s biography of Robert Moses, The Power Broker, winner of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize, has become an indispensable book for scholars seeking to understand public administration.…

February 23, 2012

There are three obstacles to the future development of nuclear power: Safety, waste disposal, and weapons proliferation. The current US administration has a mixed record regarding nuclear power: On one hand it has been promoting nuclear power as a means to producing energy without greenhouse gas emissions; on the other hand, it has stopped the development nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada calling into question a solution that seemed to be in reach.

February 8, 2012

How Populist Movements Shape American Politics

Tea Partiers and Occupiers are at opposite ends of the political spectrum, yet they both embrace the politics “of the people.” What effect will these populist movements have on the upcoming state, congressional and presidential races?