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USC Government and Civic Engagement

Samuel Garrison
Interim Senior Vice President, University Relations
(213) 740-6614

Martha Escutia
Vice President, Government Relations
(213) 740-5371

Federal Relations
Office of Federal Relations
David Brown
Vice President for Federal Relations
(202) 824-5860 

State Government Relations
Janet Lopez
Executive Director
(916) 637-8982

Local Government and Community Relations
David Galaviz
Associate Vice President, Government and Community Relations
(213) 743-2231

Melinda Ramos-Alatorre
Senior Managing Director
(213) 743-6666

Government Partnerships and Programs

Theda Douglas
Associate Vice President Government Partnerships and University Relations Initiatives
(213) 821-6536

Educational Partnerships

Kim Thomas-Barrios
Associate Senior Vice President, K-12 Educational Partnerships

(213) 743-1591

Good Neighbors Campaign

Carolina Castillo
Program Director
(213) 743-5263

USC Village Community Room

Steve Wesson
Program Manager
(213) 743-4510

HSC Community Partnerships

Dulce Acosta
Program Manager

USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Susan Harris
Executive Director, Joint Educational Project
(213) 740-1830

Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Roseann Mulligan
Professor and Division Chair, Dental Public Health and Pediatric Dentistry and Associate Dean, Community Health Programs and Hospital Affairs
(213) 740-1084

Cheryl Resnik
Associate Chair Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy
(323) 442-2868

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Katie Mills
Director, VAST
(213) 740-0237

USC Gould School of Law
Malissa Barnwell Scott
Director of Student Affairs
(213) 740-9930

Keck School of Medicine of USC


Joyce Richey, Ph.D

Program Director
(323) 442-2384

USC Thornton School of Music
Susan Helfter
Associate Professor of Practice, Music Teaching and Learning
(213) 740-3129

USC School of Pharmacy

Mayra Martinez Bonilla
Special Events Program Coordinator
(323) 442-1399

USC Fisher Museum of Art
Selma Holo
Executive Director, USC Museum and Galleries; Professor of Art History
(213) 740-4561