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  • Schweitzer, Southers discuss hate speech, policy implications after Charlottesville

    After the events in Charlottesville, people have reason to discuss what constitutes hate speech and its impact on the public, Associate Professor Lisa Schweitzer told an audience of students, faculty and staff at a Sept. 12 Policy Forum hosted by the USC Price School of Public Policy. Schweitzer was joined by Dean Jack H. Knott […]

  • Alumni Q&A: Liana Elliott, MPL/MPP ’14

    Liana Elliott currently serves as the Chief of Staff to the New Orleans City Council president Jason Williams. In addition, she and her husband, MarkAlain Déry, founded a new community radio station – WHIV-FM – which features programming dedicated to human rights and social justice. Elliott has spent more than a decade working in community […]

  • Price participates in inaugural Bovard Scholars program, helps high schoolers see impact of policy, planning fields

    Representatives from the USC Price School of Public Policy participated in the inaugural year of the USC Bovard Scholars program, which brought 50 select high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds to campus over the summer for three weeks of intensive college and career preparation. The program aims to help high-achieving high school students with financial need […]

  • Price School, Zerunyan endeavor to establish PhD policy, management program in Armenia

    The USC Price School of Public Policy is pursuing a plan to establish a special doctoral program in public policy and management in Armenia, designed to build the academic infrastructure to address the significant public management needs of this growing country and region. The plan for the USC Price Armenian Scholars program was developed by […]

  • Health care diversity program offers students inspirational insights, leadership lessons

    The USC Diversity in Healthcare Leadership Initiative Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) – under the direction of USC Price School of Public Policy Professor LaVonna Lewis – held its 16th annual week-long seminar to introduce students to the myriad career options in health administration. This year’s program hosted 26 people interested in exploring the breadth and […]

  • At NABJ panel, Southers explains extremism, warned of Charlottesville violence

    Two days before the violence and tragedy in Charlottesville, Va., USC Price Professor Erroll Southers noted in a panel discussion at the 2017 National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans that the largest white nationalist gathering in a decade was scheduled for that weekend with even more protesters expected to attend. He called […]

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