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Larry Magid


Larry Magid


Larry Magid is a lecturer at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley where he teaches about his passion: the intersection of politics and public policy.

Drawing upon his two decades of leadership experience in electoral campaigns, legislative politics and public policy, he advises leading public and private organizations to develop and achieve strategic public policy goals at the national, state and local level. Larry Magid has served as Executive Director of City CarShare; Deputy Secretary for Transportation in the California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency; and Executive Director of the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) under the chairmanship of State Treasurer Philip Angelides.

In the 1990s Mr. Magdid served as General Counsel and Director for Transportation Legislation for the National Governors Association, and as a policy analyst in the Clinton Administration’s Office of Management and Budget.

A graduate magna cum laude from Harvard College, he earned a law degree from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), and a Masters in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Politics
  • Transportation Policy
  • Energy Policy
  • Strategic Communications

Last updated on 02/04/2019


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211 Hearst (Friedman/Smolensky)

Office Hours

Thursday 4:00 - 5:30 PM