On Thursday, November 19th, the UCR School of Public Policy will host a panel discussion focused on COVID-19 with experts from UCR and UC Merced. This panel will examine areas in which the pandemic and the response to it are having a significant impact, and offer some policy recommendations for moving forward.
- Richard Carpiano (Professor of Public Policy and Sociology at UC Riverside)
- Edward Flores (Associate Professor of Sociology at UC Merced)
- Joseph Kahne (Ted and Jo Dutton Presidential Professor for Education Policy and Politics and Co-Director of the Civic Engagement Research Group at UC Riverside)
- Francisco Pedraza (Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at UC Riverside)
- Whitney Pirtle (Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Merced)
- Andrea Polonijo (Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Medicine, Population, & Public Health at UC Riverside)
“The COVID-19 Panel hosted by the School of Public Policy is crucial so that we can continue to have conversations centered around the impacts of this pandemic,” said Daisy Gonzalez, fourth-year public policy student. “This is an opportunity for us to come together as a community to discuss our experiences and how we can support one another.
The event will be moderated by Founding Dean of the UCR School of Public Policy and professor of economics, Anil Deolalikar.
This event is open to the general public. Attendees must register to attend. Registrants will receive an email in advance of the event with a link to join.
Since 2014, the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series has been bringing policy makers, practitioners, and researchers to campus to talk about various policy issues facing the region and beyond. During the shelter-in-place order for California, all events are being held online. For more information about the series, visit spp.ucr.edu/events.