Associate/Full Professor - Goldman School of Public Policy
The Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting a search to fill a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor of Public Policy or above, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.We seek applications from researchers and scholars who focus on policy issues related to the future of jobs, the[…]
Don’t Suspend Students. Empathize.
To his teachers at Ridgeway High School in Memphis, Jason Okonofua was a handful. During class, his mind drifted and he would lose the thread of the lesson. He slouched at his desk and dozed off.His teachers seemed to take it personally, as a sign of disrespect. He earned detention and was suspended several times.Jason wasn’t trying to rile his[…]
Dean Brady on DACA
Today's action by the Trump Administration to end DACA demonstrates the ultimate failure of our government to develop humane and thoughtful solutions to problems, especially those regarding immigration.My personal opinion is that DACA was the right solution to a vexing situation and that ending it elevates legal niceties over the exercise of justice[…]
Dan Kammen Resigns from Post in Trump Administration
August 23, 2017Mr. President,I am resigning from my position as Science Envoy for the Department of State of the United States. Since 1996, I have served the Departments of Energy, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the State Department in a number of roles. Working closely with the talented teams at State Department Headquarters and at[…]
Summer Internships 2017
This summer, first year Goldman School of Public Policy MPP students are all over the country and the globe pursuing internships in government, non-profits, and the private sector. Below are just a few of the one hundred internships via which students are gaining real-world policy experience.Steven AlmazanWhere are you?I am interning in Los Angeles[…]
In Memoriam: Professor Arnold Meltsner
It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Professor Arnold Meltsner.Professor Meltsner was one of the founding faculty members of the Goldman School of Public Policy. He taught "Pol Org" for years and he helped generations of students learn how to think like policy analysts and to write clear, lucid, and persuasive memos.Arnold came[…]