Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Legislative Analyst's Office
Paul Steenhausen is principal fiscal and policy analyst at the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), the nonpartisan research and advisory arm of the California Legislature. Paul has spent the majority of his career covering adult education, California Community College (CCC), and California State University issues, including funding, enrollment, and workforce training issues. From 2014 to 2016, Paul left the LAO to direct the Success Center, a joint initiative of the CCC Chancellor’s Office and Foundation for California Community Colleges focused on promoting best practices to improve student outcomes. Paul has an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles and a master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.