Richard G. Little, AICP, Director
Richard G. Little is Director of the Keston Institute for Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy at the University of Southern California where he manages a program of research and dissemination activities aimed at informing the discussion of infrastructure issues critical to California and the nation. Prior to joining USC he was Director of the Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment of the National Research Council (NRC) where he developed and directed studies in building and infrastructure research. He has conducted numerous studies dealing with life-cycle management and financing of infrastructure, project management, and hazard preparedness and mitigation and has published extensively on risk management and decision-making for physical security and critical infrastructure protection.
Little is Editor of Public Works Management & Policy and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities and the International Journal of Emergency Management and is a book reviewer for the Journal of Urban Technology. He is an adjunct faculty member at USC and James Madison University and a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Infrastructure and Information Assurance at JMU. He has been certified by examination by the American Institute of Certified Planners and is a member of the American Planning Association and the Society for Risk Analysis.
He has over thirty-five years experience in planning, management, and policy development relating to infrastructure and public facilities including fifteen years with the Office of Comprehensive Planning in Fairfax County, Virginia where he served as Director of the Planning Division. Little received a B.S. in Geology and an M.S. in Urban-Environmental Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Deirdre Flanagan, Coordinator of Special Projects and Events
The Keston Institute for Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy
University of Southern California
650 Childs Way, #232
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Tel: 213 740 2695
Fax: 213 821 1039