Every Issue is a Justice Issue

By Karleigh Shepard   This summer the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an update on the state of global emissions that – for the first time – showed […]

Building a Mental Health Pilot Program with Freedom for Immigrants

By Haley Broder As a dual-degree MSW and MPP student at Luskin, I had the opportunity of a second summer  internship with Global Public Affairs Summer IPP Fellowship. After a […]

My experience with Global Integrity: A case study in adaptive management

By Dan Flynn, MPP 2021 After spending six years in the workforce, primarily in government and politics, my primary purpose in pursuing a Masters Degree in Public Policy has been […]

The Future of Sustainable Transportation in an Uncertain World

By Dmitry Diment, MPP 2021 Entering Luskin, I knew that I wanted to study urban transportation policy in an international context. Through my Global Public Affairs IPP Fellowship placement at […]

Reimagining International Social Work During a Global Pandemic

By Haley Broder, Bernice O. López, Guanhua Nie and Rangeena Salim-Eissa It is a peculiar time to be in Global Public Affairs, given that a global pandemic is impacting families […]

Inside View of Advocacy-Driven Research for an International Organization

By Suzanne Caflisch MURP ’21 One of the biggest deciding factors in my choice to attend UCLA’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning program was the opportunity to apply planning […]

How Globalization Impacts the Practice of Social Work

By Yesenia Garcia MSW ’19 Social workers have a diverse set of skills including crisis management, cultural understanding, comparative social policy analysis, program management and research. These unique skill sets […]

Alumna Chat with Christina Callegari (MSW ’18)

Global Public Affairs at UCLA Luskin continued its spring alumni professional development conversation series on May 14th by welcoming Christina Callegari “back to campus” to discuss her path since leaving […]

A Conversation with Stacy Edgar

On April 16th, Global Public Affairs (GPA) at UCLA Luskin hosted a virtual informational interview with Stacy Edgar, a UCLA alum and current international development practitioner. The Zoom call consisted […]

An Alumni Q&A with Meghan Corroon MURP ’08

The following interview is an edited Q & A with Luskin alumna Meghan Corroon (MURP 2008). Meghan Corroon is the CEO and Founder of Lumen Design Group where she works […]

Complexities and Opportunities in Global Public Health

By Chris Odell, MPP ’11 Public health is complicated; really complicated. Government, private sector, and social systems all interact with massive international market forces – hopefully informed by science and […]

“Learning While Doing” at a Social Business Think Tank in Thailand

By Robert Gibbons, MPP ’20 My time working abroad this summer was a deeply rewarding and highly educational experience. The opportunity to engage in meaningful work in South East Asia […]