Department of Public Policy

The Core Curriculum

About the Department

The Mission of the Department of Public Policy is to enhance both the range of ideas and knowledge about how to deal with public problems and improve the skills of those who deal with them professionally, by conducting research directed to public issues, educating public policy professionals, and partnering with public servants and the community to disseminate and apply new and existing knowledge for solving public problems.


A Day in TJ...


April 29, 2015
Aaron Panofsky, a professor of public policy with an appointment at the Institute for Society and Genetics, recently published his book “...
April 03, 2015
 By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeUCLA Luskin Student WriterNurit Katz (MPP ‘08) has been named 2015 alumna of the year by the department of Public...
March 30, 2015
The annual UCLA Luskin Career Fair is an opportunity for students and alumni to learn about current and upcoming job and internship opportunities....

Events Calendar

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 5:00pm
As Los Angeles' continued growth affects the regional and national economy, what role can planners and policymakers play to ensure a smooth road ahead? How can stakeholders at every level—from local neighborhoods to federal agencies—work together?
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