Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Institute of Public Affairs (323) 343-3770


Raphael Sonenshein
Executive Director, Pat Brown Institute
Contact: (323) 343-3770
E-mail: raphael.sonenshein@calstatela.edu

Raphael J. Sonenshein is a noted professor, author and expert on the governance of Los Angeles and the region. He is renowned for his charter reform work for cities throughout the region. He has also written extensively regarding city governance and the relationships among racial and ethnic groups, and is sought after as a political expert by many local and national media outlets.