Combining Tech, Innovation and Policy for a Safer World

December 7, 2021


When Riki Ellison, renowned Trojan linebacker, three-time Super Bowl champion and expert in missile defense, approached USC Viterbi Dean Yannis Yortsos in early 2021 with a proposal for a new certificate program, the idea for one of the university’s most innovative partnerships was born.

Less than a year later, that partnership — between Ellison’s Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy — is in full swing…

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