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Public Policy

Faculty and Staff

Carol Chetkovich
Professor of Public Policy
Program Director
James Irvine Chair
GSB 237, 510.430.3370, 
Professional Interests: Social identity and public policy, public participation, organizational culture and change, nonprofit management

Mark Henderson
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Program Head of Environmental Studies
GSB 225, 510.430.3169,
Professional Interests: Environmental policy in the United States and China, urbanization and land use planning, global climate change, policy applications of geographic information science (GIS)

Other Faculty

Eirik Evenhouse
Professional Interests: Economics of transfer programs, economics of the family, health economics, behavioral economics, statistics, econometrics

Marc A. Joseph
Professional Interests: Metaphysics, the philosophy of mind and language, logic and the philosophy of logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the history of philosophy, classical studies

Elizabeth Potter
Professional Interests: Gender and science, intersections of feminism and epistemology, philosophy of science

Siobhan Reilly
Professional Interests: Public economics, labor economics, economics of the family, health economics, urban economics, international economics

Dan Ryan
Professional Interests: Organizational features of communities, sociology of information, sociological uses of geographic information systems

Paul R. Schulman
Professional Interests: Bureaucratic organizations and public policy making; science, technology, and public policy

Nancy Thornborrow
Professional Interests: Labor economics, macroeconomics, statistics, econometrics

Bruce B. Williams
Professional Interests: Economic development and social change, comparative race and ethnic relations, historical sociology, urban sociology, rural sociology

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Visiting Scholars

Betsy Baum Block
Professor of Practice
GSB 235E,
Office Hours: by appointment
Professional Interests: Policy analysis and program evaluation, demographics of Bay Area poverty, workforce development

Ben Brown
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall
GSB 235,
Professional Interests: United States legal and constitutional history, history and theory of property rights

Larry Magid
Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring
GSB 235, 510.430.3105, Reinhardt 215,
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:00-4:00 and by appointment
Professional Interests: Electoral politics; legislative advocacy; policy analysis; public finance; civic engagement; media, energy and environmental issues

Anne Moses
Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring
GSB 235,
Office Hours: After class or by appointment
Professional Interests: Civic engagement, women's issues, policy analysis


Bev McLean
Acting Director, MBA/MPP Career Services and External Relations
GSB 210, 510.430.2179,

Ife Tayo Walker
Manager of MBA/MPP Student Services and Operations
GSB 214A, 510.430.2147,

Keelia Murphy
Manager, Office of the Dean and Faculty Support, MBA/MPP
GSB 219, 510.430.2099,


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Last Updated: 1/27/15