Joseph J. Seneca

Joseph J. Seneca, Ph.D.
University Professor
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


Contact Information

Civic Square Building, room 388

Phone (848) 932-2818

Fax (732) 932-1771



Research Interests

  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • State and Local Economic Development
  • Government Regulation of Business




Publications and Activities



Joseph J. Seneca is University Professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. He has taught at all levels of instruction throughout his career at Rutgers and has received numerous awards for exemplary teaching and public service. He was selected as 2002 Educator of the Year by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey. Between 1991 and 2003 he served as University Vice President for Academic Affairs. In this capacity he was the university’s chief academic officer. He directly supervised the deans of the eleven degree-granting schools on the New Brunswick Campus, the University Libraries, and several research centers. He was, for many years, the Chairman of the New Jersey Council of Economic Advisers.

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