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School of Public Policy


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Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Blum/CIS Seminar: "Politics in the Era of Donald Trump"

Thomas Edsall (Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and New York Times Op-Ed Contributor)

3:00-4:30 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1113

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | SOM/SPP Seminar: "What Causes Health Disparities and How Do We Take Action?"

Paula Braveman (Director, Center on Social Disparities in Health, UC San Francisco)

5:30-7:30 p.m., UCR SOM G650

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | "Immigration in the IE: State and Local Policy Perspectives"

Presented by Public Policy Institute of California and the SPP, with support from The California Endowment

5:30-7:00 p.m. (reception to follow), The Barn

Friday, October 20, 2017 | SPP Seminar: "Careers in International Public Service: Finding Your Place on Beaten Paths or Roads Less Traveled"

Jennifer Brinkerhoff (Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, George Washington University) and Derick Brinkerhoff (Distinguished Fellow in International Public Management, RTI International (Research Triangle Institute)

12:30-2:00 p.m., INTS 1111

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Water Seminar Series (co-sponsored with UCR Library): "The Impact of 'Budget-Based' Water Rates on Inefficient Consumers"

María Pérez-Urdiales, Post Doctoral Scholar, School of Public Policy, University of California Riverside

12:00-1:00 p.m., INTS 4107

Thursday, October 26, 2017 | CSSD Seminar: Dan Walters

Dan Walters, Opinion Columnist, CALMatters

5:30-7:00 p.m., CE-CERT Building, 1084 Columbia Ave. Riverside, CA, 92507

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | SPP Seminar: Linda Wah

Linda Wah (Trustee, Pasadena City College)

12:30-2:00 p.m., INTS 1113

Friday, November 3, 2017 | "Persist 2017: Women's Political Engagement Conference"

with featured speakers Senator Connie Leyva, Assemblymember Eloise Gomez, and Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes

10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., HUB 302 South

  • Flyer forthcoming
  • RSVP

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Water Seminar Series (co-sponsored with UCR Library): "Household Response to Water Insecurity"

Maura Allaire (Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy, UC Irvine)

12:00-1:00 p.m., INTS 4107

Thursday, November 16, 2017 | CSSD Seminar: Putnam Documentary

5:30-7:00 p.m., location TBA

  • Flyer forthcoming
  • RSVP forthcoming

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | SPP Seminar: John Zemko

John Zemko (Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Center for International Private Enterprise)

12:30-2:00 p.m., INTS 1113

  • Flyer forthcoming
  • RSVP forthcoming

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | SPP Seminar: "College 2.0: Upgrading Higher Education to End Student Debt"

Chris LoCascio (Executive Director of FICS America)

12:30-2:00 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1113

Friday, December 1, 2017 | Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture (Title TBD)

Raj Chetty (Professor of Economics, Harvard University)

1:10-2:30 p.m., University Theatre

  • Flyer forthcoming
  • RSVP forthcoming

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Water Seminar Series (co-sponsored with UCR Library): "Eastern Municipal Water District Water Sustainability Plans"

Joe Mouawad (Assistant General Manager for Planning Engineering and Construction, Eastern Municipal Water District, California)

12:00-1:00 p.m., Orbach Library 240

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

School of Public Policy
Anil B. Deolalikar
Founding Dean
Professor of Economics

Student Affairs
Tel: (951) 827-2334

Dean’s Office
4133 CHASS Interdisciplinary South
Tel: (951) 827-5564

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