Every day, more and more plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) can be spotted on the roads of Southern California. High gasoline prices, state zero emission vehicle programs, federal fuel economy and vehicle emissions standards, improved battery technology, and concerns over climate change and energy security have created a growing market for PEVs.
UCLA Luskin School Social Welfare student Betzabel Estudillo is our latest in the "Leaders at Luskin" series. Formerly an undocumented student, she is now a United States citizen and one of the main facilitators of the CIRCLE Project. See the video below for her story.
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Public Policy professor Andrew Sabl’s latest book, Hume’s Politics: Coordination and Crisis in the “History of England,” reads David Hume's classic overview of English history as a primer on political theory. He answered a series of questions about the work and his research.
Why David Hume? What about his writing appealed to you?
UCLA Luskin alums Alexa Delwiche and Clare Fox are working to reshape the food
landscape in Los Angeles.
Both work at the newly formed Los Angeles Food Policy
Council (LAFPC), which was established as the Food Policy Task Force by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in 2009. The LAFPC is a collaborative
network in Southern California ensuring food is healthy, affordable,
fair and sustainable.
Lee Mackey, who is currently earning his Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning and is a 2008 graduate of UCLA Luskin's Public Policy program, was awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship earlier this year.
Shakari Byerly, a UCLA Luskin School graduate in Public Policy, was honored last year as “One of the Trailblazers” of 2011 by the Los Angeles African American Women Political Action Committee (LAAAWPAC). The group’s annual Empowerment Banquet serves to acknowledge inspiring women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in Politics, Community Advocacy, Entertainment, the Arts and Next Generation Leadership.
The Association of American Geographers (AAG) will be honoring two faculty members in April at a special awards luncheon in Los Angeles, including the UCLA Luskin School's Urban Planning professor Edward Soja.