Public Policy

Faculty and Staff

Andrew Flores
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Vera Long 114, 510.430.2396,
Professional Interests: American politics, political behavior, public opinion, racial and ethnic politics, LGBT politics, public policy, statistics and political methodology

Mark Henderson
Associate Professor of Public Policy
MPP Program Head
GSB 225, 510.430.3169,
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).

Martha Johnson
Associate Professor of Political Science
Program Head, Politics, Economics, Policy & Law (PEPL) major
Vera Long 107, 510.430.3310,
Professional Interests: Comparative politics, African politics, democratization, food politics, the politics of development


Visiting Scholars

Betsy Baum Block
Professor of Practice
GSB 235,
Office Hours: by appointment
Professional Interests: Policy analysis and program evaluation, demographics of Bay Area poverty, workforce development

Lori Droste
Adjunct Professor
GSB 235,
Office Hours: Friday 3:30-4:30 and by appointment

Andrew Lah
Adjunct Professor
GSB 235,
Office Hours: by appointment

Abby Martin
Adjunct Professor
GSB 235,
Office Hours: Wednesday 1:00-3:20

Geoff Upton
Adjunct Professor
Office Hours: Wednesday 3:30-5:30 at the Tea Shop

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

Erika Weissinger
Adjunct Professor
GSB 224,
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


Tayler Hammond
Administrative Assistant

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Last Updated: 9/12/18