Office: School of Public Policy (SPP)
Phone: (310) 506-7691
Fax: (310) 506-7494
Elan Melamid has served as senior manager of a large, public child and family service system, as division chief of adoption services for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, and as the associate commissioner of research and program development in the New York City Administration for Children's Services. Melamid teaches courses in child and family services, organizational behavior, strategic management, and policy process in the master of public administration program at California State University Northridge, in addition to running a real estate development firm. His public sector career has included serving adolescents and families in probation and foster care systems. Melamid holds a Ph.D. from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.