MPA Faculty and Staff

MPA Program Core Faculty

Jessica L. DeShazo, Ph.D. (University of Northern Arizona, 2014)
Assistant Professor
Interests: Public Administration, Public Budgeting, Environmental Policy and Politics/Natural Resources Management, Cultural Policy and Administration
Phone: 323-343-2245
Office: E&T A516

Chongmyoung Lee, Ph.D. (North Carolina State University, 2014)
Assistant Professor
Interests: Public and Non-Profit Management, Performance Measurement and Management, Research Methods and Quantitative Analysis, Microeconomics and Public Finance, Organizational Studies
Phone: 323-343-2234
Office: E&T A515

Marla Parker, Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014).
Assistant Professor
Interests: Public Management, Public Values, Science and Technology Policy and Higher Education, Diversity and Cultural Competency 
Phone: 323-343-2248
Office: E&T A526

Ellen Shiau, Ph.D. (University of Southern California, 2012)
Associate Professor
Interests: Public Policy, Urban Politics, Civic Engagement, GIS Methods and Analysis
Phone: 323-343-5826
Office: E&T A514

MPA Program Part-Time Faculty

Thomas E. Lynch, MPA (CSUEB)
Assistant City Manager, City of Norwalk
Interests: Community Development

Atsuko Sato, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii, Manoa)
Interests: Public Policy, Methodology, Environmental Policy/Politics, Gender Policy/Politics and Global Politics

Edith Williams, MSPA (CSULA)
Contracts Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Interests: Contracting and Service Delivery

MPA Graduate Advisor

Dr. Jessica DeShazo
Phone: 323-343-2245
Office: E&T A516