La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Marcia Hale is interested in resolving conflicts over natural resources and focuses on governance as a primary intervention. At CCSC, she conducts research on the Southern California urban water system, with particular emphasis on the institutional structure and issues of its governance. With a BA from UCLA in International Development and a Master’s in Urban Planning, she is currently a PhD candidate completing her dissertation research on the role urban water systems play in regional environmental security, especially in Southern California & the Middle East. Marcia worked for the Liberty Hill Foundation on environmental justice policy and for Sedona Magazine in business development. She is a practicing mediator specializing in restorative justice cases, as well as those concerned with identity and family conflicts.