Tag: Daniel A. Mazmanian

March 28, 2015

In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we’re looking at the classic nonfiction book, 
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, the book that launched the environmental movement. 

October 28, 2014
September 19, 2014

Elgar Companion to Sustainable Cities: Strategies, Methods and Outlook Edited by Daniel A. Mazmanian, Professor of Public Policy, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California and Hilda…

May 9, 2014
August 22, 2013

Prof. Dan Mazmanian will provide testimony on the need for new laws and governance structures for California for adapting to climate change to California’s “Little Hoover” Commission on State Government…

October 17, 2012
April 19, 2012

Road to the White House Featuring: Dan Schnur, Director, USC Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics Geoffrey Cowan, Director, USC Annenberg Center of Communication Leadership and Policy Dan Mazmanian, Director,…

April 12, 2012

Road to the White House The futures of China and the United States are increasingly interlinked. From an economic perspective, US deficits are funded in large part through loans from…

March 26, 2012

Dan Mazmanian gave a keynote address entitled “A Robust Strategy for Governing Climate Change Adaptation” at the Governance of Adaptation symposium in Amsterdam on March 22-23, 2012. His talk outlined…

March 22, 2012

The House, the Senate, and the White House have all released dueling transportation spending bills – and we’re not likely to see any of them passed this election year. Each version represents competing visions for federal leadership in US infrastructure and finance in an era where trillion-dollar deficits and unemployment still weigh heavily on budgetary politics.

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 10, 2012
February 1, 2012

Rapid demographic change has dramatic, polarizing effects among the electorate, especially in a time of economic despair. The declining majority status of whites, growing numbers of elderly, and increasing immigration each have been cause for rejoicing and new political demands. Yet those trends fan fears and galvanize opposition that is easily exploited by political candidates. In this environment is there any hope for reducing division and polarization? How can a middle-ground position of common interests be established and defended?

October 26, 2011

A look at the 2010 health reform legislation, which was become a hot button in the early 2012 presidential debates. Voters remain conflicted about what they want in their health system and what they demand from their politicians.

October 6, 2011
October 5, 2011
May 20, 2011

SoCal ASPA forum series Public attention has increasingly focused on mounting public employee retiree costs in California as a significant driver of state and local government expenditures. A panel of…

February 2, 2011

Leadership and Legacy : An Academic Symposium Multiple Locations Reagan Centennial Symposium Papers and Videos February 1-2, 2011 Executive Leadership from the Inside Out Paper from James Pfiffner, George Mason…

October 5, 2010

Governance Reform, Accountability, & Transparency October 4, 2010 Co-Sponsored by SoCal ASPA The LA Times reporters who broke the story about the Bell scandal, a USC expert in administrative ethics,…

May 4, 2010

A Conversation Prompted by Today’s Fiscal Crisis May 3, 2010   The challenges facing local governments in California today have combined in a perfect storm: a half century of growth…