Students

Serena Allen
Serena Allen is a third year undergraduate at USC Price, studying Public Policy with a double emphasis in Advanced Policy Analysis and International Policy and Development.

Katie Bonnett
Katie Bonnett is a junior at USC Price. She is interested in advocacy and public relations. She enjoys helping others and hopes to capture this through work in public administration and child therapy.

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.

Alison Holt
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.

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.

Olivia Olson
Olivia Olson is a sophomore 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.

Chrysa Perakis
Chrysa Perakis is a first-year graduate student pursuing a Masters in Public Policy at the Sol Price School of Public Policy at USC. She previously worked on a successful California statewide political campaign and is primarily interested in politics and international policy. She received her BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Global Studies and a minor in Spanish Language.

Joseph Saraceno
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).