Graduate Public Policy Faculty | Visiting Scholars | Staff

Graduate Public Policy Faculty
Carol Chetkovich Carol Chetkovich
Professor of Public Policy
Program Director
GSB 237, 510.430.3370,
Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday 4:00-5:00, and by appointment

Professional Interests: Social identity and public policy, public participation, organizational culture and change, nonprofit management
Eirik Evenhouse Eirik Evenhouse
Associate Professor of Economics
GSB 226, 510.430.3328
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

Professional Interests: Economics of transfer programs, economics of the family, health economics, behavioral economics, statistics, econometrics
Mark Henderson Mark Henderson
Assistant Professor
Program Head of Environmental Studies
GSB 225, 510.430.3169,
Office Hours: Monday 1:30-2:30 and by appointment, Appointment Request

Professional Interests: Environmental policy in the United States and China, urbanization and land use planning, global climate change, policy applications of geographic information science
Marc Joseph Marc Joseph
Professor of Philosophy
Department Head of Philosophy
Frederick A. Rice Professorship
Vera Long 108, 510.430.3219,
Office Hours: by appointment

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
Department Head, Women's, Cender and Sexuality Studies, Fall
Alice Andrews Quigley Chair
On sabbatical Spring 2014
Vera Long 119, 510.430.2009,

Professional Interests: Gender and science, intersections of feminism and epistemology, philosophy of science
Siobhan Reilly Siobhan Reilly
Professor of Economics
GSB 232, 510.430.2346,
Office Hours: Appointment Request

Professional Interests: Public economics, labor economics, economics of the family, health economics, urban economics, international economics
Dan Ryan Dan Ryan
Associate Professor of Sociology
Kathryn P. Hannam Professorship in American Studies
Leave of Absence, Spring 2014
Vera Long 105, 510.430.3242,

Professional Interests: Organizational features of communities, sociology of information, sociological uses of geographic information systems
Paul Schulman Paul R. Schulman
Professor of Government
Political, Legal, and Economic Analysis Program Head
Vera Long 111, 510.430.3270,
Office Hours: Monday 1:30-2:30, Tuesday, Thursday 11:00-12:30 and by appointment

Professional Interests: Bureaucratic organizations and public policy making; science, technology, and public policy
Nancy Thornborrow Nancy Thornborrow
Professor of Economics
Department Head of Economics
GSB 237, 510.430.2344,
Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 12:00-2:30 and by appointment

Professional Interests: Labor economics, macroeconomics, statistics, econometrics
Bruce Williams Bruce B. Williams
Professor of Sociology
Fletcher Jones Chair
Director, Summer Academic Workshop
Vera Long 115, 510.430.2017,
Office Hours: Monday 11:00-3:00, Wednesday 1:00-2:15, and by appointment

Professional Interests: Economic development and social change, comparative race and ethnic relations, historical sociology, urban sociology, rural sociology
Visiting Scholars

Ben Brown
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00-11:00
Professional Interests: United States legal and constitutional history, history and theory of property rights

Betsy Baum Block
Professor of Practice
GSB 235, 510.430.3303,
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
Mills Hall 213, 415.307.3699,
Office Hours: 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,
Office Hours: Monday 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 216, 510.430.3105,
Office Hours: Friday 11:30-12:30
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,

Lisa Hanson
Director, MBA/MPP Recruitment and Admissions
GSB 211, 510.430.3173,

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

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

Nicole Oliver
Administrative Assistant
GSB 217, 510.430.2194,

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Last Updated: 1/16/15