The faculty in the Public Policy Program have extensive practical experience in applied research and public service. Faculty members have served in such roles as the director of policy for the governor of New Jersey, the chair of the New Jersey Commission on Legislative Ethics and Campaign Finance, and as senior staff in survey research firms. Faculty members also serve on numerous boards and commissions covering a wide range of public policy and political issues.
Political practitioners, government officials, and journalists conduct seminars for the graduate students in the public policy program. Current and former elected and appointed officials also lead courses. Former Governor of New Jersey Jim Florio brings years of experience to the seminars he teaches on public decision making and environmental policy.
Associate Professor; B.S., Case Western Reserve; M.P.P., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests including public administration and public policy, regulartory processes, civil-service issues, economics, quantitative methods.
Andrews, Clinton J.
Associate Professor; B.S., Brown; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include energy and environmental planning, regulatory reform, and planning methods.
Anglin, Roland V.
Faculty Fellow and Executive Director of the Initiative for Regional and Community Transformation (IRCT); B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Northwestern; Ph.D., Chicago
Teaching interests include community development, project management, and information technology.
Professor; Director, Center for State Health Policy; B.A., Wisconsin; Sc.D., Johns Hopkins
Teaching and research interests include health care financing and delivery, health care policy, and access to health services by low-income populations.
Coleman, Henry A.
Associate Professor and Director, Center for Government Services; B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Research interests include the analysis of public policy issues, especially in the areas of state and local finances, income redistribution, and labor force utilization.
Crowley, Jocelyn Elise
Professor; B.A., Cornell; M.P.P., Georgetown; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include social policy, American politics, women and politics, and methods.
Florio, James J.
Former Governor of New Jersey; University Professor of Public Policy; Co-director, National Center for Neighborhood and Brownfields Redevelopment; J.D., Rutgers' School of Law–Camden
Teaching interests include executive and legislative policymaking and decision making for public policy.
Assistant Professor, B.A. Columbia University; Master of International Affairs, Columbia University, Ph.D. University of Maryland
Teaching and research interests include domestic social policies that address poverty, inequality, and violence.
Director, Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution; B.A., Rutgers ; LL.B., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include negotiation, dispute resolution, legal education, and criminal justice.
Rodgers III, William
Professor; Chief Economist, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. and Ph.D., Harvard University
Teaching and research interests include causes and consequences of economic and social inequality; skills gaps and skills shortages; the impact of macroeconomic policy on labor market outcomes; and the federal minimum wage and food security.
Professor; A.B., Harvard; M.P.A., M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Research interests include state legislatures and state politics.
Rubin, Julia Sass
Assistant Professor; A.B., Harvard (Radcliffe); M.B.A., A.M.,Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include community economic development, developmental finance, non-profit and hybrid organizational forms, social enterprise, and organizational behavior.
Professor and Senior Faculty Fellow, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M..A. and Ph.D., Brandeis University
Research interests include workforce development and labor markets, effects of technological change, science and engineering workforce policy, and low-wage workers, internal labor markets, and corporate restructuring.
Seneca, Joseph J.
University Professor; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include environmental policy and regulation; state and local economic development and finance.
Faculty Fellow and Co-Director, Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution; B.A., Rutgers (Douglass College); M.A., Seton Hall; M.A., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include negotiation, conflict resolution, higher education policy, and regulatory policy.
Van Horn, Carl E.
Professor; Director, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.A., Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State (Political Science)
Teaching and research interests include employment policy, policy analysis and evaluation, public policy formation, state government and politics.
Weiner, Marc D.
Assistant Research Professor; Associate Director and Faculty Fellow, Bloustein Center for Survey Research ; B.A., Syracuse University (political philosophy); J.D., Widener University; Ph.D., Rutgers University (political science)
Teaching and research interests include survey research and public opinion analysis; social science and policy analysis research methodology, demography, political parties and elections, and public law.
Professor and Director, Center for Mental Health Services and Criminal Justice Research; B.A., Ph.D., Iowa State
Teaching and research interests include health economics, public finance and criminal justice.
Professor; B.A., Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State (Political Science)
Research interests include mass media and American politics, public opinion and voting behavior, survey research.
M.A.; Executive Vice President, The MMW Group- Strategic Communications Counsel