PIPE Fellows 2021-2022
Heonuk Ha is a Ph.D. student of the USC Price School of Public Policy. His research focus lies on the political economy of federal fiscal policy, particularly the works and strategies of the federal bureaucracy in the federal budget process. In addition, he has been involved in various research projects in housing policy by using various big data analysis skills. He is also an enthusiastic learner of machine learning and AI techniques, so he always seeks opportunities to apply up-to-date analytical skills in social science research.
Alison Holt is a Ph.D. student in the USC Price School of Public Policy.
Her studies focus on bureaucratic discretion, rule-making, and the
interactions between the judiciary and the administrative state.
Nicolas G. Napolio
Nicholas G. Napolio is a Ph.D student in political science and
Provost Fellow at the University of Southern California. His research
focuses on the political ramifications of institutional structures and
procedures, and how the vertically and horizontally fragmented American
political system enables or constrains elite preferences.
Joseph (Joey) Saraceno is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science and Elizabeth von KleinSmid Bannerman Fellow at USC. He studies American political institutions and quantitative methodology. He has written and published research examining representation of minority interests within the U.S. Congress. As of Fall 2020, he will be the administrator of USC’s Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC).