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Public Policy

Faculty and Staff

Lori Bamberger
Department Head
Professor of Practice
GSB 237, 510.430.3375, lbamberger@mills.edu 
Professional Interests: Affordable housing and asset-building, energy efficiency and financing, and cross-sectoral alliance-building.

Mark Henderson
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Program Head of Environmental Studies
GSB 225, 510.430.3169, mhenderson@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Environmental policy in the United States and China, urbanization and land use planning, global climate change, policy applications of geographic information science (GIS).

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Betsy Baum Block
Professor of Practice
GSB 235E, bblock@mills.edu
Office Hours: Friday 11:30-12:30 and by appointment
Professional Interests: Policy analysis and program evaluation, demographics of Bay Area poverty, workforce development

Lori Droste
Adjunct Professor
GSB 235, ldroste@mills.edu
Office Hours: Friday 3:30-4:30 and by appointment

Andrew Flores (Government)
Professional Interests: American politics, political behavior, public opinion, racial and ethnic politics, LGBT politics, public policy, statistics and political methodology

Andrew Lah
Adjunct Professor
GSB 235, alah@mills.edu
Office Hours: by appointment

Abby Martin
Adjunct Professor
GSB 235, amartin@mills.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday 1:00-3:20

Geoff Upton
Adjunct Professor
gupton@mills.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday 3:30-5:30 at the Tea Shop

Malia Vella
Assistant Professor of Practice
GSB 235, mavalla@mills.edu
Office Hours: by appointment only
Professional Interests: Law and public policy, social justice

Erika Weissinger
Adjunct Professor
GSB 224, eweissinger@mills.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday 10:00-4:00

Affiliated Faculty

Siobhan Reilly (Economics)
Professional Interests: Public economics, labor economics, economics of the family, health economics, urban economics, international economics

Staff

Tayler Hammond
Administrative Assistant
510.430.2194, gsb@mills.edu

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Last Updated: 1/25/18