Faculty & Staff
MBA, University of Pennsylvania; BA, SUNY at Stony Brook
PhD, University of Picardie; DEA, EHESS
PhD, MBA, University of California, Irvine
PhD, UCLA; MBA, Indiana University; BS, Purdue University
PhD, University of Southern California
PhD, Stanford University; MBA, American University in Cairo; BS, Cairo University
Dr. Griffiths holds a Ph.D. from The University of Western Ontario in Canada along with an M.A. (Economics), an M.B.A. (Finance), and two undergraduate degrees.
MBA, Stanford University; BA, Bucknell University
Gary Painter is a Professor in the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. He also serves as the Director of the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation and the newly created Homelessness Policy Research Institute. He has published numerous articles in top journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Urban Economics, Urban Studies, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, and Regional Science and Urban Economics.
Professor Painter’s research interests focuses on social innovation, housing, urban economics, and education policy. He is among the world’s foremost experts on how changing demographics impact U.S. housing markets. Recent work has focused on how immigrants are integrating into housing markets across the U.S. and the role of the economic cycle on household formation. Other recent work has studied immigrant integration issues in spatial labor markets and in education. Current research focuses on how to evaluate social innovation.
He has served as a consultant for the National Association of Realtors, Pacific Economics Group, Andrew Davidson Co., Fannie Mae, Grant Thorton LLP, Burr Consulting, and the Research Institute for Housing America. Read more.
MBA, BS, University of Southern California
Jeffrey W. Talley
Lieutenant General (Retired) Talley has over 35 years of global experiences in largescale organizational leadership, global geo-politics, data/analytics and technology, and the environment. His diverse career spans the public, private, and academic sectors, coupled with periods of active and reserve military service as a Citizen-Soldier. His current work emphasizes the integration of engineering, business, and public policy for holistic applications through public, private, partnerships. Areas of focus include cyber security, digitization, artificial intelligence, government-business interactions, and leadership.
Lt. Gen. Talley joined University of Southern California in July 2017 as a Professor of Practice in the Price School of Public Policy and the Viterbi School of Engineering, with an additional appointment as Scholar-in-Residence, Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab, Marshall School of Business. He teaches, researches, and writes about public private partnerships with emphasis on the impact technology is having on society, business, and government. He has served as tenured faculty at the University of Notre Dame and Southern Methodist University, and as adjunct faculty at The Johns Hopkins University.
Lt. Gen. Talley is also Vice President, Global Public Sector, IBM Global Business Services and a Global Fellow at the IBM Center for The Business of Government. He consults with The P3i Group and is a member of General Electric’s Military Advisory Board. Prior to his current appointments, he was an Advanced Leadership Fellow and Cabot House Scholar-in Residence at Harvard University. He retired from military service in 2016.
Lt. Gen. Talley received his Ph.D. in Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and his Executive M.B.A. from the University of Oxford, England. He also holds multiple master degrees in engineering, strategic studies, liberal arts, and religious studies. He is a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE), and a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE).
MBA, University of Southern California; BA, University of St. Thomas