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School of Public Policy Highlights

School of Public Policy students, faculty, and alumni featured in Pepperdine University publications such as The Dean's Report and Pepperdine Magazine:


Kristen Cordell, (MPP 09), Fall 2010- A Safer Future Secured
As senior gender advisor to the United Nations in Lebanon, School of Public Policy alumna Kristen Cordell creates peaceful policy for women among the ashes of conflict.

Angela Hawken, associate professor of public policy, Fall 2010- Guerilla Polling
Public policy professor Angela Hawken works with undercover researchers in Syria to mine public opinion about the Assad government.

Jillian Kissee ('07, MPP candidate '11), Summer 2010- Testing: Positive
A public policy student’s Indonesian teen survey yields hopeful trends in HIV/AIDS prevention.

Gordon Lloyd, professor of public policy, Fall 2013- A Bit Of History Repeating
Gordon Lloyd, David Davenport, and a student explore why looking back helps move public policy forward.

Maureen Mungai (MPP '07), Spring 2010- 360° of Education
Maureen Mungai helps children and families flourish in a small African community.

Claudia Paredes (MPP '09) and Josef Timchenko (MPP '09), Summer 2009- Buen Salud
From air quality to water conservation, preserving Machu Picchu begins with the health of its neighbors.

Chris Paulson (MPP '09), Fall 2010- My City the Beautiful
School of Public Policy alumnus Chris Paulson revives his hometown of Alhambra from the ground up.

James Prieger, associate professor of economics, Fall 2009- Communication by Numbers
James Prieger thinks economics for the growing telecommunications industry.

Kim Lagree Ross (MPP '01), Spring 2009- Religious Freedom's Guardian
Kim LaGree Ross helps faith-based organizations serve their country.

James R. Wilburn, dean of the School of Public Policy, Fall 2010- Spiritual Capitol

Harrison Wolf (MPP '09), Fall 2009- Mind, Body & Soul
Public Policy Student Harrison Wolf Helps the "Untouchables" of India Rise Above the Caste System.