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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, cchetkov@mills.edu 
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, mhenderson@mills.edu
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 235, 510.430.3303, bblock@mills.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday 12:30-1:30 and by appointment
Professional Interests: Policy analysis and program evaluation, demographics of Bay Area poverty, workforce development

Holly Kernan
Lecturer
Mills Hall 213, 415.307.3699, hkernan@mills.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00-1:00, 2:30-3:30 by appointment
Professional Interests: Public interest reporting, documentary production, media and democracy, Bay Area politics and social issues, Oakland history and contemporary social issues, privatization of the public sector

Larry Magid
Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring
Reinhardt 215, 510.430.3105, Reinhardt 215, lmagid@mills.edu
Office Hours: Mondays 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
Reinhardt 212, 510.430.2147, anmoses@mills.edu
Office Hours: Fridays 11:30-12:30
Professional Interests: Civic engagement, women's issues, policy analysis

Staff

Ilana Golin
MBA/MPP Career Services and External Relations
GSB 210, 510.430.2179, igolin@mills.edu

Ife Tayo Walker
Manager of MBA/MPP Student Services and Operations
GSB 214A, 510.430.2147, iwalker@mills.edu

 

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Last Updated: 8/22/14