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Public Policy

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Lori Bamberger
Department Head
Professor of Practice
GSB 237, 510.430.3375, lbamberger@mills.edu 
Professional Interests: Affordable housing and asset-building, energy efficiency and financing, and cross-sectoral alliance-building.

Mark Henderson
Associate 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).

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Betsy Baum Block
Professor of Practice
GSB 235E, bblock@mills.edu
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00-11:30 and by appointment
Professional Interests: Policy analysis and program evaluation, demographics of Bay Area poverty, workforce development

Lori Droste
Assistant Professor of Practice
GSB 235, ldroste@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Public policy, public service, education

Larry Magid
Professor of Practice
GSB 225, 510.430.3105, lmagid@mills.edu
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:00 pm-4:00 pm and by appointment
Professional Interests: Electoral politics; legislative advocacy; policy analysis; public finance; civic engagement; media, energy and environmental issues

Malia Vella
Assistant Professor of Practice
GSB 225, mavalla@mills.edu
Office Hours: Monday 3:30–5:30
Professional Interests: Law and public policy, social justice

Affiliated Faculty

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

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

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

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

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Evan Friedenberg
Administrative Assistant
GSB 217, 510.430.2194, gsb@mills.edu

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Last Updated: 9/1/16