Department of Public Policy

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 09, 2014
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), who represents the 37th Congressional District, will be the keynote speaker at the UCLA Luskin School of Public...
April 02, 2014
Professor Mark Peterson (left) has been named chair of the Public Policy Department effective July 1, Dean Gilliam announced today.Peterson, who...

Events Calendar

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:00pm
Please join the department of Public Policy in celebrating another successful year and honoring the 2014 Alumna of the year Nathalie Rayes MPP '99, U.S. National Public Relations Director, Azteca America and Executive Director, Fudación Azteca America. Reconnect with classmates, network...
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Tue, 04/29/2014 - 12:30pm
Duke University professor Sandy Darity presents a talk titled "Race, Ethnicity and Economic Inequality" as part of the UCLA Luskin FEC Lecture Series.William A. (“Sandy”) Darity Jr. is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, Economics and the...
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