University of California, Riverside

School of Public Policy


Past Events (2015-2016)

Events (2015-2016)

June 2, 2016 | CSSD Seminar: "The Updated Future of the Inland Empire"

Hans P. Johnson (Center Director & Senior Follow, Public Policy Institute of California); Joseph Hayes (Research Associate, Public Policy Institute of California)

June 2, 2016 | "School of Public Poli-SEA's Finals Splash!"

To all Public Policy majors and all other majors welcomed to join!

May 19, 2016 | CSSD Seminar: "Role of Groundwater in Integrated Water Resources Management"

Behrooz Mortazavi (Principal, Water Resources Engineers Inc.)

May 19, 2016 | IGERT Seminar: "Role of Groundwater in Integrated Water Resources Management"

Behrooz Mortazavi (Principal, Water Resources Engineers Inc.)

May 11, 2016 | SPP Seminar: "The Global Threat of Homegrown Violent Extremism"

Erroll Southers (Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies, USC)

May 11, 2016 | "Resistance, Resilience, Reclamation, Revolution—Racial Justice, Human Rights and Climate Change"

Jacqui Patterson (NAACP Director of Environmental and Climate Justice)

May 9, 2016 | "Global Efforts to Advance Access to Essential Medicines: A Preview on the Lancet Commission"

Michael Reich (Professor of International Health Policy, Harvard)

May 5, 2016 | SPP Seminar: "From the Hospital Emergency Room to Congress: Hard-Earned Leadership Lessons from a Community Leader"

Hon. Raul Ruiz (U.S. Representative, 36th Congressional District)

May 4, 2016 | SPP Seminar: "Air Quality & the Changing Energy Landscape in Southern California"

Aaron Katzenstein (South Coast Air Quality Management District)

May 3, 2016 | "The Future of Education in America: The 2016 Presidential Candidates’ Positions"

Cassandra Guarino (Professor of Education and Public Policy)

May 3, 2016 | "The Salton Sea and the New Normal: 'A managed environment in the context of prolonged drought'"

Michael Cohen (Senior Associate at the Pacific Institute)

April 28, 2016 | SPP Seminar: "State vs. Local Economic Policy and its Impact upon Economic Development and the Role of Local Government"

Rob Field (Assistant County Executive Officer, County of Riverside)

April 27, 2016 | "Immigration and Poverty and the 2016 Election"

David Brady (Professor of Public Policy); Karthick Ramakrishnan ( Associate Dean, SPP; Professor of Public Policy & Political Science)

April 8, 2016 | Blum Initiative Conference: "The Measurement of Poverty and Economic Resources"

Bruce Meyer (U of Chicago); Liana Fox (ABT Associates); Shawn Fremstad (Center for American Progress); Arie Kapetyn (USC); Marianne Bitler (UC Davis); David Brady

March 30, 2016 | "Ontario International Airport: Now Locally Owned, But What Happens Next?"

Kelly Fredericks (CEO, Ontario International Airport Authority)

March 28, 2016 | "Selling One Village at a Time: Collectivist Policies and Identity Along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way"

Liam Carr, Ph.D. (2015-2016 US Fulbright Scholar, Whitaker Institute, National University of Ireland)

March 11, 2016 | "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis"

Robert Putnam (Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University)

March 10, 2016 | "Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy"

Jeffry Frieden (Professor of Government, Harvard University)

March 10, 2016 | "Immigration Judges and U.S. Asylum Policy"

Banks Miller (Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Texas at Dallas)

March 4, 2016 | "Culture, Stigma, and Global Mental Health: Examining the Effects of Early Identification and Context on Psychosis"

Lawrence Yang (Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University)

March 4, 2016 | A Conversation with CA Senator Ricardo Lara: "Diversity & Leadership in Public Service"

Ricardo Lara (California State Senator)

February 29, 2016 | "Sustainability, Energy Efficiency & WRCOG's Regional Role"

Rick Bishop (Executive Director, Western Riverside Council of Governments)

February 25, 2016 | 2016 Solar Conference

Hosted by the Center for Sustainable Suburban Development (CSSD), CE-CERT, and SC-Rise

February 24, 2016 | "How and Why L.A. Lost Its Economic Mojo: Lessons for Other Southern California Regions"

Michael Storper (Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA Ruskin School of Public Affairs)

February 18, 2016 | "A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar Since 1945"

Kenton Clymer (Distinguished Research Professor of History, Northern Illinois University)

February 11, 2016 | "The Case of Adolescent Suicide in a Cohesive Community"

Seth Abrutyn (Assistant Professor of Sociology, The University of Memphis)

February 10, 2016 | "The AB-109 Realignment Challenge The Crime & Recidivism Continuum"

Richard Alvarado (Chief Deputy Warden (Retired), California Institution for Men)

February 9, 2016 | "The 2016 Election & the Changing Face of the American Electorate"

Richard Lui (MSNBC Anchor)

February 4, 2016 | Salton Sea Discussion Panel

Sponsored by Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT), UCR Water Sense, the UCR School of Public Policy, &

February 2, 2016 | "Water Pricing for a Dry Future: Policy Ideas from Abroad and their Relevance to California"

Sponsored by UC Center Sacramento; UCR The School of Public Policy; UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics; Water Policy Center, Public Policy Institute of California; Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

January 27, 2016 | Info Session: California State Auditor's Office

Glen Fowler (Recruiting & Training Manager)

January 20, 2016 | "Grading City Hall: Holding Local Officials Accountable"

Mariel Garza (Writer, Los Angeles Times); Robert Greene (Writer, Los Angeles Times)

January 11, 2016 | "Structural Stigma and the Health of Lesbian, Gay, & Bisexual Populations"

Mark Hatzenbuehler (Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health, Columbia University)

December 10, 2015 | "How to Become a Governor's Appointee"

Mona Pasquil (Governor Jerry Brown's Appointment Secretary)

December 3, 2015 | "Two CA Cities Emerge from Bankruptcy: Lesson Learned; What Lies Ahead"

Daniel Keen (City Manager, Vallejo, California); Kurt Wilson (City Manager, Stockton, California)

November 19, 2015 | "Get Tested Coachella Valley: Changing Local Health Policy"

David Brinkman (CEO, Desert AIDS Project)

November 13, 2015 | "Civil Rights in the Age of Social Media"

Media Sponsor: Los Angeles Times

November 9, 2015 | "What Has the Affordable Care Act Done? Is it a Job Killer? Did it Reduce Bankruptcy?"

Robert Kaestner (Professor in the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Part of the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series

November 4, 2015 | "Dealing with Prolonged Drought and Water Scarcity: Water policy reforms that took Israel from a water scarce to water abundant nation."

Ariel Dinar (Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

October 29, 2015 | "Californians and Climate Change: Latest Findings"

Dean Bonner, Associate Survey Director, Public Policy Institute of California; Penny Newman, Executive Director, Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice; Brinda Surathy, Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis, Pitzer College and Director, Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability; Juliann Allison, Associate Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies and Public Policy, UCR and Associate Director, Center for Sustainable Suburban Development; Moderator:  Karthick Ramakrishnan, Professor/Associate Dean, UCR School of Public Policy

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

October 9, 2015 | CANCELLED: "Inonge Wina"

Vice President, Zambia

October 8, 2015 | "Walk and Talk with Leadership Series 2015"

Anil Deolalikar (Dean, School of Public Policy)

October 6, 2015 | "Doing Public Policy Analysis: Musings from the Nonpartisan Trenches"

Mac Taylor (California Legislative Analyst)

Part of the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series

October 1, 2015 | "Rising Crime in Riverside County"

Michael A. Hestrin, District Attorney, County of Riverside

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

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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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