Paul Danczyk, PhD, is the Associate Director of State Capital and Leadership Programs for the School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California.
current capacity, Paul
designs, coordinates and presents in leadership and management programs, impacting national, state and local governmental and nonprofit organizations.
administers the Master of Public Administration and Master of Health Administration academic programs in Sacramento with over thirty-five classes annually, and maintains faculty relations, course scheduling and SPPD operations.
He previously served as the President of the Graduate and Professional Student Association at the University of Pittsburgh, representing over 9,000 graduate students to the University's administration, the Pittsburgh community, and national, state and local elected officials.
Paul was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia where he was an acting director of a teacher-training program at the National Institute for Educational Development.
He is a board member of the American Society for Public Administration, Sacramento Chapter and the president of the USC Alumni Club of Sacramento.
also regularly volunteers through Hands on Sacramento and with the Capital Public Radio Fund Drives.
Paul earned his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, focusing on Public and International Affairs; MPA from the University of Southern California; and BS from the Pennsylvania State University.
can be reached at or 916.442.6911 x.29.