As communications director, Mike Gaetani spearheads efforts to promote the Center’s fellows, projects and initiatives, events, accomplishments, and overall vision and mission. Prior to joining CASBS he served as a communications manager for the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California (USC). He held previous communications positions with UCLA’s Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science as well as the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. His education background involves social science research, having earned a M.A. in international relations from USC and completed doctoral course work in political science at UCLA. Originally from the Boston area, Mike is a genetically-programmed, obsessive Red Sox fan.