Back to Undergraduate

Departments & Programs

American Studies
African & African Diaspora Studies
Anthropology
Art History
Art Studio
Asian Studies
Athletics, Physical Education, & Recreation
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biology
Biopsychology
Book Art
Business Economics
Chemistry
Child Development
Chinese
College 005
Computer Science
Dance
Economics
Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
French & Francophone Studies
Government
Hellman Program
History
Institute for Civic Leadership
Intermedia Arts
International Relations
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Law
Letters Division
Literary & Cultural Studies
Mathematics
Medicine/Health Sciences
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political, Legal & Economic Analysis
Psychology
» Public Policy
Queer Studies
Religious Studies
Social Sciences Division
Sociology
Spanish & Spanish American Studies
Summer Academic Workshop
Theater Studies
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Women, Leadership and Social Change


Home > Academics > Undergraduate >
Public Policy

Public Policy Outstanding Thesis Award 

Each year, the Mills Public Policy Program honors an outstanding senior thesis and/or Master's Policy Report with an award that includes a cash prize.  All papers submitted in the Public Policy Senior Seminar and the MPP Integrative Core II course will be considered for the award.

Recipients 

 2012

Laura Flynn,   A Healthy Oakland: Examining the Intersection between Health and Land Use Policies.

 

Ana Reidy, Reorganizing Recreation and Community Services in Oakland

 

Bianca Louie, School-Based Health Outreach and Enrollment Strategies

 2011

Sonya Rifkin, Comparative Practices and Stakeholder Feedback for Mobile Food Vending Policies in Oakland.

 2010

Ayela Mujeeb, Assessing Equity Implications in the Bay Area Express Lane Network.

 

Chloe Diamond, Culturally Responsive Teaching and Classroom Outcomes: Evaluation of a Language Arts Intervention Program.

2009

Katherine Puliafico, A "Nickel a Drink" Tax Increase: How will California's Alcohol Industry Be Affected?

 

Drennen Shelton, An Analysis of an Ordinance to Assure the Maintenance of Vacant, Foreclosed Residential Properties.

  Melissa McDonough, Reentry for Girls: A Concise Look and a Path Forward for the Texas Youth Commission.
 

Caitlin Palmer, Measuring the Equity of Clean Drinking Water: An Environmental Justice Perspective on California's Water Monitoring.

2008

Lauren Duran, Is the Region Ready? Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Zero Emission Busses.

2007

Alysha Nachtigall, The Neighborhood Corridor Project: Linking the Laurel Business District with Mills College and its Neighboring Communities.

 

Laurel Fedor, In Golden Health: Proposed Health Policies and Micro-Entrepreneurial Women in California.

   
Program Information
Overview

Faculty and Staff

» Requirements

Courses
Full Course List

Public Policy Course List

Schedule of Courses for
the Current Semester


Program Activities & Resources
Announcements & Events


What is Public Policy?

Our curriculum

Our students and their work

Policy spotlight & resources

Internships and employment opportunities

Apply Now

Awards

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2147
F: 510.430.2304
E:ppol@mills.edu

Last Updated: 1/9/14