Advocacy and Political Leadership City and County Management Public Policy

Professor Shui Yan Tang Featured in The National Interest

Professor Shui-Yan Tang authored a commentary article in The National Interest alongside Professor Brian An from The School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech comparing the governance systems of China and the United States and how their systems have shaped their emergency responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The article highlights how the current pandemic exposes […]

Public Policy Public Service

Webinar: Public Leadership and Action in Times of Crisis

Interested to learn more about our alumni and their public service values?  Listen in as Jonathan Westendorf and Sean Hallman talk about their professional and volunteer experiences during the early months of COVID-19.  One a Fire Chief, the other a veteran, U.S. Navy employee and whiskey distillery owner both share what they learned at USC, […]

Leadership and Management MPA Online Public Policy

Opportunity Knocks, PAs

By Dr. Matthew Wheeler, Adjunct Associate Professor Guess what, public administrators… there’s a knock at our door.  That sound?  Why yes, that is opportunity.  Perhaps relevance, legitimacy and validation knocking too.  Of course, we all understand our value as fiduciaries of public interest.  However; we also understand our own professional achilles of the public recognizing […]