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Ray Bromley

Ray Bromley
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department: Geography and Planning
Department: Vice Provost


Expert in the following: Urban planning; regional planning; urban development; urban renewal; community development; housing policy; neighborhood decline; neighborhood revitalization; abandoned buildings; fire tragedies; micro-enterprise; micro-credit; retail markets; street vendors; Peru; Colombia
Campus phone: (518) 591-8183
Campus email: R.Bromley@Albany.Edu


Helen Desfosses

Helen Desfosses
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Associate Professor
Department: Public Administration and Policy
Department: Africana Studies
Department: Collins Fellow


Expert in the following: Politics--local, state, national and international; public policy; campaigns and elections; legislative politics; Africa; Middle East; women and families
Campus phone: (518) 442-5254
Campus email: h.desfosses@albany.edu


Kajal Lahiri

Kajal Lahiri
College of Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Professor
Department: Economics


Expert in the following: Economic forecasting; applied econometrics; economics of health and disability; New York State economy; New York regional economic trends; economics of energy; transportation economics; energy/gasoline prices
Campus phone: (518) 442-4758
Campus email: klahiri@albany.edu


Sean Rafferty

Sean Rafferty
College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department: Anthropology


Expert in the following: Ancient tobacco; shamanism; Native American smoking pipes; archaeology of eastern North America; archaeology of New York State; cultural resource management.
Campus phone: (518) 442-4713
Campus email: rafferty@albany.edu


Barry Trachtenberg

Barry Trachtenberg
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: History
Department: Interim Director
Department: Center for Jewish Studies


Expert in the following: Holocaust; modern Jewish history; antisemitism; Yiddish
Campus phone: (518) 442-3078
Campus email: btrachtenberg@albany.edu