Bedrosian kicks off semester with foundation spending debate

by Justine Dodgen We kicked off the spring semester last week with a Price Governance Salon, a program that creates opportunities for students and faculty to engage with top researchers and exchange ideas. Visiting scholar Brian Galle, Professor of Law at Georgetown University, presented the findings of his paper called, “Pay It Forward? Law and…

Paula Daniels: Championing environmental sustainability

by Justine Dodgen Paula Daniels has long been an advocate for environmental causes. Raised in Hawaii, Daniels has said she’s cared about water from a young age, and remembers learning about the importance of malama aina – stewardship of the land- from her grandfather. In a LA Weekly interview in 2012, Daniels says she even asked…

Five minutes with Alex Graddy-Reed

by Justine Dodgen The Bedrosian Center welcomed several new faculty affiliates for the 2015-2016 school year- today, we’ve put Alex Graddy-Reed in the spotlight. Graddy-Reed is an Assistant Professor at the USC Price School where her research focuses on philanthropy, social innovation, and grantmakers’ strategies to be more outcome and impact minded. Dr. Graddy-Reed recently sat…

Resh publishes new article in premier Public Administration journal

by Justine Dodgen A new article co-authored by Bedrosian Faculty Affiliate Bill Resh was accepted into the  Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. The article, entitled “A Systems Theory Approach to Innovation Implementation: Why Organizational Location Matters,” examines how the “success” of adopted innovations depends on both the source of innovation and the organizational environment. Resh and coauthor Tima Moldogaziev argue…

Tang publishes new article in Policy Studies Journal

by Justine Dodgen This month, Professor and Bedrosian Center Research Director Shui Yan Tang coauthored a new article in the Policy Studies Journal entitled “Political Commitment, Policy Ambiguity, and Corporate Environmental Practices.” His paper examines how regulatory factors are related to basic and proactive corporate environmental management practices in the Pearl River Delta region in China. His research found…

Tang published in Journal of Environmental Management

by Justine Dodgen Last month, Professor and Bedrosian Center Research Director Shui Yan Tang was published in the Journal of Environmental Management. His article, entitled “Stakeholder demands and corporate environmental coping strategies in China,” looks at how corporations in China are developing environmental coping strategies and protection practices. His findings, based on surveys and interviews with…

Michael Maltzan: Bridging Society and Culture in LA’s Infrastructure

by Justine Dodgen Those who commute through downtown may have noticed the construction underway in the Arts District. The City of Los Angeles is busy creating alternative routes in preparation for the imminent rebuilding of the Sixth Street Viaduct, the iconic bridge in downtown L.A. that has been the backdrop of many L.A. films and music videos.…

Responding to the refugee crisis with humanitarian governance

by Justine Dodgen For anyone reading the news the past couple weeks, it has been hard to ignore the staggering and often heart wrenching news about the refugee* crisis facing the European Union as thousands of people seek asylum within its borders, many of them fleeing the war in Syria. In June and July alone, the…

Gloria Molina: A Pioneer in Los Angeles Politics

by Justine Dodgen Described by Los Angeles Times writer Patt Morrison as “the famous feminist politician from East L.A., the career policymaker/politician who still feels like an outsider,” Gloria Molina holds many firsts in the Los Angeles political world. Molina was the first Latina elected to the California State Assembly, L.A. City Council, and the L.A.…

Bedrosian Director Raphael Bostic Quoted on Marketplace

by Justine Dodgen Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic was quoted on Marketplace in a story title “Highland Park Swap Mall: A Year Later.” The story discusses the changing landscape of the northeast Los Angeles neighborhood Highland Park, focusing on a building that until recently housed the Highland Hotel and a “swap mall,” or collection of stores…