University of California, Riverside

School of Public Policy


Past Events (2017-2018)

Events (2017-2018)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | "Solar Power at UCR" (co-sponsored by the UCR School of Public Policy, Carbon Neutrality Initiative, & College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research & Technology)

Sean Mantucca (Project Development Manager, SunPower Corporation), Jeff Kaplan (Tentative, Associate Vice Chancellor, Capital Asset Strategies), Dr. Sadrul Ula (Director Infrastructure and Energy Management, SunPower Corporation)

1:00-2:00 p.m., Winston Chung Hall 205/206

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | "Developing a New Recycled Water Source in the Inland Empire" (co-sponsored with UCR Library)

Brian Knoll, PE (Vice President Albert A. Webb Associates)

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

Tuesday, February 8, 2018 | "A Conversation with Ashley Swearengin: Innovation in Regional Policymaking" (co-sponsored by the UCR School of Public Policy, College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT), Center for Sustainable Suburban Development (CSSD), Department of Political Science, and Women’s Resource Center)

Ashley Swearengin (Mayor, City of Fresno, President and CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation)

5:15-7:00 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1113

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Making the New College Town: How Preparation and Partnerships Transformed Kent, Ohio (co-sponsored with the Center for Geospatial Sciences and Center for Sustainable Suburban Development)

Dr. David Kaplan (Professor, Geography, Kent State University)

11:30-1:00 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1111

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | "Democracy under High Inequality: Political Participation and Public Goods." (co-sponsored with the UCR Department of Political Science)

Pablo Beramendi (Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University)

3:00-4:30 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1109

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | A Multidimensional Model to Explain Violent Extremism

Pete Simi, PhD (Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Chapman University)

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

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | The Opportunity Model of Beliefs about Economic Inequality and Redistribution (Co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Blum Initiative for Global and Regional Poverty)

Leslie McCall, (Presidential Professor of Sociology & Political Science Associate Director, Stone Center on Socioeconomic Inequality CUNY Graduate Center)

3:00-4:30 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1109

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | Water Seminar Series (co-sponsored with UCR Library): "Water Use During a Highly-Publicized Drought: What Matters for Conservation?"

Kim Quesnel, (Ph.D. Candidate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University)

12:00-1:00 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 4107

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    Wednesday, January 10, 2018 | CSSD Seminar: "The Failure of Governance in Bell, California: Big-time Corruption in a Small Town"

    Thom Reilly, PhD (Chancellor, Nevada System of Higher Education)

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

    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Water Seminar Series (co-sponsored with UCR Library): "Water Supply Planning for Sustainability and Resiliency"

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

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

    Friday, December 1, 2017 | Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture

    Raj Chetty (Professor of Economics, Harvard University)

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

    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

    Monday, November 27, 2017 | SPP/CSSD Seminar: "Air Pollution Control in Southern California, 1950-2017"

    Wayne Nastri (Executive Officer, SCAQMD), Jack Broadbent (Chief Executive Officer, Bay Area AQMD), James Lents (former Executive Officer, SCAQMD), Edward Camarena (Engineer Member, SCAQMD); moderated by Ron Loveridge (former Mayor of Riverside) and Barry Wallerstein (former Executive Officer, SCAQMD)

    5:40-7:00 p.m., CE-CERT Building, 1084 Columbia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | CSSD Seminar: "A Special Preview: The City of Riverside Segment of the Upcoming PBS Documentary 'Our Kids'"

    CSSD seminar with Harry Wiland (Media Policy Center), co-sponsored by the Riverside Unified School District (RUSD)

    5:30-7:00 p.m., Palm Elementary School, 6735 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506

    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

    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

    Thursday, November 2, 2017 | "Laser Focused Policy to Move the Education Needle"

    Linda Wah (Trustee, Pasadena City College)

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    Thursday, October 5, 2017 | CSSD Seminar: "California's Housing Crisis"

    Liam Dillon (Staff Writer, State Capitol Bureau, Los Angeles Times)

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

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

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

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