Global Branding Center

The Global Branding Center at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business assists practitioners with managing global brands in the B2C and B2B markets. The GBC provides managers with thought leadership in how to build, strengthen and leverage brand admiration. The GBC offers practitioners its innovative management framework called the brand admiration management…

Spatial Sciences Institute

As the hub of spatial thinking and analysis at USC, the Spatial Sciences Institute partners with researchers, businesses, non-profits, NGOs, and other entities to analyze, model, and visualize location-based data. Their internationally-recognized faculty contribute to the rapidly-evolving body of geospatial knowledge. Through innovative academic programs, they develop the next generation of spatial thinkers, empowering them with capabilities to solve real-world…

Spatial Analysis Lab

SLAB, the Spatial Analysis Lab at USC Price, advances visualization of the city for public service through research, public engagement, and teaching. Their research experiments with developing cartographic narratives and their potential roles in fostering an inclusive society. Aligned with Price’s commitment to social justice and equity, the various activities of SLAB focus on bringing creativity…

Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

The USC Price Center for Social Innovation develops ideas and illuminates strategies to improve the quality of life for people in low-income, urban communities. Together with the Price School’s academic rigor and practice-based expertise, the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation works to advance new models of equity and opportunity for low-income children and families,…

Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy

The USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy is committed to advancing post-partisanship, where leaders put people over political parties and work together to find the best ideas and solutions to benefit the people they serve. The Institute seeks to influence public policy and public debate in finding solutions to the serious challenges we…

Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics

The Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics is a think tank dedicated to interdisciplinary and collaborative research among scholars and policymakers around issues of mental illness and mental health. As a research institute, the goal is to study issues at the intersection of law, mental health, and ethics as well as influence…

Safe Communities Institute

The Safe Communities Institute (SCI) at the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy engages in research, interdisciplinary education, and collaboration to advance sustainable public safety strategies, policies, and programs. The Institute’s mission is three-fold: reaching people with a new understanding of public safety that hinges on education, awareness and research, and…

Pullias Center for Higher Education

The world’s leading research center on student access and success in higher education, the Pullias Center for Higher Education advances innovative, scalable solutions to improve college outcomes for underserved students and to enhance the performance of postsecondary institutions. Their work is devoted to the key issues of college access, retention, and accountability for underserved students—and the…

Population Dynamics Research Group

The Population Dynamics Research Group uncovers demographic trends that drive major changes in society, providing insights that lead to effective policies. These population patterns underlie areas as diverse as housing, immigration, education, health, labor, transportation, the environment, and urban growth. The Popdynamics team monitors the future using multiple data sources including the decennial U.S. Census, the…

Pacific Council on International Policy

The Pacific Council on International Policy inspires commitment to global engagement across Los Angeles and California. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization, the Pacific Council engages members through programs that connect local experience to global affairs, including renowned speaker events, conferences, international and national delegations, leadership development, and community volunteer efforts.