Brian Yeokwang An

Brian Yeokwang An is a PhD Candidate in Public Policy and Management in the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. His primary research interests lie at the intersection of governance of public organizations, collaborative public management, and local public finance. Much of his research focuses on how institutional arrangement affects public organization’s financial outcomes in intergovernmental settings.



Casey Fischl

Casey Fischl is a second-year Master of Public Policy student at USC’s Sol Price School of Public Policy. She is also earning a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Policy and Planning from the Price School.




Heonuk Ha

Heonuk Ha is a Ph.D. student of the USC Price School of Public Policy, he has concentrated on studying and researching about the political economy of federal fiscal policy.




Nathan Micatka

Nathan Micatka is a Ph.D student in political science at the University of Southern California, and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Iowa. He studies American politics with a particular interest in policymaking and representation.



Nicholas 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.



Matthew Nelson

Matthew Nelson is a Ph.D student in political science at the University of Southern California. He studies American politics and methodology focusing on social media, the presidency, and public policy.




Olivia Olson

Olivia Olson is a freshman double majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Law and Economics at USC Dornsife. She is interested in pursuing a career in politics and is particularly invested in the role of government in food, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture. She volunteers to tutor local elementary schoolers in reading and writing through the Teach for Los Angeles program.



Shuaifeng Yao

Shuaifeng Yao is a graduate assistant at the USC Bedrosian Center and is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Public Administration at USC Price.