Goldman School of Public Policy - University of California, Berkeley

Faculty & Affiliated Academics

Daniel J. Acland

Daniel J. Acland

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Public Policy

  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Behavior Change
  • Public Health
Sarah F. Anzia

Sarah F. Anzia

Michelle J. Schwartz Assistant Professor of Public Policy

  • Elections
  • Government
  • Politics
  • State and Local Politics and Policy
  • Public Sector Unions
  • Women in Politics
  • Public Employee Pensions
Josefina Castillo Baltodano

Josefina Castillo Baltodano

Senior Associate of External Relations, Center for Studies in Higher Education

  • Higher Education
Eugene Bardach

Eugene Bardach

Emeritus Professor of Public Policy

  • Leadership and Management
  • Implementation
  • Mental Health
  • Political Skill
  • Social Regulation
Robert Berdahl

Robert Berdahl

Emeritus Professor of Public Policy

  • Education
  • German History
  • Higher Education Policy
Mia Bird

Mia Bird

Lecturer

  • Economic Demography
  • Criminal Justice Policy
  • Social Welfare Policy
Robert J. Birgeneau

Robert J. Birgeneau

Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Professor of Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Public Policy

  • Higher Education Policy
  • Research Policy
Henry E. Brady

Henry E. Brady

Dean and Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy

  • Elections
  • Politics
  • Government
Jennifer Bussell

Jennifer Bussell

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science

  • Information Technology
  • Public Management
  • Politics
  • Comparative Public Policy
  • Corruption and Governance
  • India
Hector Cardenas

Hector Cardenas

Lecturer

  • US-Mexico Binational Policy
  • Data Driven Decision Making
  • Information Technology Strategy
  • Public Sector Operations
  • Regulatory Reform
  • Criminal Justice Reform

Brent Copen

Lecturer

Timothy M. Dayonot

Timothy M. Dayonot

Lecturer

  • Negotiation
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Government Management
Alain de Janvry

Alain de Janvry

Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics

  • Agriculture
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Rural Development
  • Quantitative Analysis of Development Policies
  • Impact Analysis of Social Programs
  • Technological Innovations in Agriculture
  • Management of Common Property Resources
John Decker

John Decker

Lecturer

John Aubrey Douglass

John Aubrey Douglass

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Studies in Higher Education

  • Higher Education
  • Economic Policy
  • International
  • Science Policy
John Ellwood

John Ellwood

Emeritus Professor of Public Policy

  • Budget/Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Public Sector Budgeting
Sean Farhang

Sean Farhang

Professor of Law, and Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science

  • Law and Politics
  • Courts
  • Regulation
Avi Feller

Avi Feller

Assistant Professor of Public Policy

  • Program Evaluation
  • Quantitative Methods
Michael Flaherman

Michael Flaherman

Visiting Scholar, Center on Governing & Investing in the Future

  • Budget/Finance
  • Public Employee Pensions
Lee Friedman

Lee Friedman

Professor of the Graduate School and Professor Emeritus of Public Policy

  • Environment
  • Regulation
  • Public Finance
  • Economic Organization
  • Environmental Markets
  • School Finance
  • Utility Regulation
Alexander Gelber

Alexander Gelber

Assistant Professor of Public Policy

  • Economic Policy
  • Public Finance
  • Tax Policy
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Budget/Finance
  • Social Security
  • Family Policy
  • Retirement decisions and retirement savings
Jack Glaser

Jack Glaser

Professor of Public Policy

  • Political Psychology
  • Stereotyping, Prejudice & Discrimination
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology
  • Hate Crime
  • Unconscious Social Cognition
  • Racial Profiling
  • Policing
Jennifer M. Granholm

Jennifer M. Granholm

Distinguished Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley School of Law & Goldman School of Public Policy; Senior Research Fellow, Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute (BECI) and Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS @ Berkeley)

  • Law
  • Energy, Renewable and Clean Energy
  • Labor and Employment
  • Politics
  • Economics of Industry
  • Manufacturing and Job Markets
Michael W. Hanemann

Michael W. Hanemann

Emeritus and Affiliated Professor in the Graduate School

  • Environment
  • Water Management
  • Environment and Resource Economics
Daniel Heimpel

Daniel Heimpel

Lecturer

  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Journalism and Media
Hilary Hoynes

Hilary Hoynes

Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities

  • Tax Policy
  • Labor and Employment
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Government
Solomon Hsiang

Solomon Hsiang

Chancellor's Associate Professor of Public Policy

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
  • International
  • Coupled Natural and Human Systems
  • Political Economy
  • Development Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
James A. Hyatt

James A. Hyatt

Associate Director, Center For Studies in Higher Education

  • Higher Education
Saru Jayaraman

Saru Jayaraman

Lecturer

  • Food Policy
Rucker Johnson

Rucker Johnson

Associate Professor of Public Policy

  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Social Welfare
  • Labor and Employment
  • Urban Economics
Daniel Kammen

Daniel Kammen

Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy in the Energy and Resources Group, the Goldman School of Public Policy, and the department of Nuclear Engineering; Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab (RAEL)

  • Climate Change
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Energy, Renewable and Clean Energy
  • Energy Forecasting
  • Health and Environment
  • International R&D Policy
  • Race and Gender
  • Rural Resource Management
David Kirp

David Kirp

Professor of the Graduate School, University of California at Berkeley, Emeritus Professor of Public Policy

  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Education
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Ethics
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Higher Education
  • Community
Amy E. Lerman

Amy E. Lerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science

  • Politics
  • Criminal Justice
  • Privatization
  • Public Opinion
  • American Bureaucracy
  • Political Behavior
Dan Lindheim

Dan Lindheim

Professor of Practice

  • Housing & Urban Policy
  • Budget/Finance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • City Management
  • Education Finance & Policy
  • Police and Criminal Justice
  • Public Employee Pensions
  • Public Health
Larry Magid

Larry Magid

Lecturer

  • Politics
  • Transportation Policy
  • Energy Policy
  • Strategic Communications

Karin Martin

Visiting Assistant Professor

Jane Mauldon

Jane Mauldon

Associate Professor of Public Policy

  • Demography
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Program Evaluation
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Social Welfare
  • Health
  • Poverty
Stephen M. Maurer

Stephen M. Maurer

Adjunct Professor of Public Policy

  • Homeland Security
  • Innovation
  • Intellectual Property, Open Source, and Innovation
  • WMD Terrorism
  • Biosecurity
  • Phramaceutical Innovation
  • Database policy

Arnold Meltsner

Emeritus Professor of Public Policy

Daniel Mulhern

Lecturer

Michael Nacht

Michael Nacht

Thomas and Alison Schneider Professor of Public Policy; Interim Director, Center for Studies in Higher Education

  • US National Security Policy and International Relations
  • Science, Technology and Public Policy
  • Management Strategies for Complex Organizations
Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano

Professor of Public Policy; President, University of California

  • Education
  • Leadership and Management
  • Politics
Michael O’Hare

Michael O’Hare

Professor of Public Policy

  • Arts Policy
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Environment
  • Public Management
Patricia A. Pelfrey

Patricia A. Pelfrey

Senior Research Associate, Center for Studies in Higher Education

  • Higher Education
Steven Raphael

Steven Raphael

Professor and James D. Marver Chair in Public Policy

  • Labor and Employment
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Criminal Justice
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economic Policy
  • Program Evaluation
  • Housing & Urban Policy
  • Immigration
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Labor Economics
  • Racial Inequality
  • Urban Economics
Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Chancellor's Professor and Carmel P. Friesen Chair in Public Policy

  • Industrial Policy
  • Labor and Employment
  • Leadership and Management
  • Politics
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Leadership and Social Change
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Social and Economic Policy
Larry A. Rosenthal

Larry A. Rosenthal

Senior Lecturer of Public Policy; Program Director, Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement; Resident Faculty, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

  • Housing & Urban Policy
  • Law
  • Land Use
  • Civic Engagement
Jesse Rothstein

Jesse Rothstein

Professor of Public Policy and Economics; Director of IRLE

  • Tax Policy
  • Economic Policy
  • Education
  • Labor and Employment
  • Program Evaluation
  • Public Finance
  • Quantitative Methods
Richard M. Scheffler

Richard M. Scheffler

Professor of Public Health and Public Policy

  • Health Policy and Health Economics
  • Competition and Regulation in Health Insurance Markets
  • The ACA and Covered California
  • Accountable Care Organizations and Market Power
  • Organization and Financing of Mental Health Services
  • Social Capital and Health
  • Global Health Workforce
  • Pay for Performance in the US and Around the Globe
Janelle Scott

Janelle Scott

Associate Professor of Education & African American Studies

  • Education
  • Race & Policy
  • Advocacy Politics
  • Educational Equity
  • Policy Analysis & Evaluation
  • Politics of Education
  • Privatization
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Urban Leadership
  • Urban Schooling
Sudha Shetty

Sudha Shetty

Assistant Dean, International Partnerships; Director, HagueDV Project; Lecturer

  • International
  • Leadership and International Public Policy
  • Violence Against Women
  • International Child Abduction

Allan Sindler

Emeritus Professor of Public Policy

Jennifer Skeem

Jennifer Skeem

Associate Dean of Research & Mack Distinguished Professor, School of Social Welfare

  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Policy
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Psychology and Law
  • Risk Reduction
  • Mental Health
Amy Slater

Amy Slater

Lecturer

  • Negotiation
  • Conflict Resolution
Eugene Smolensky

Eugene Smolensky

Emeritus Professor of Public Policy; Professor in the Graduate School

  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Public Finance
  • Income Distribution
  • Public Finance Welfare Reform
Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman

Lecturer

  • Energy, Renewable and Clean Energy
  • Law
  • Environment