Public Policy Experts

James Acker
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus
Areas of expertise: The death penalty, History of capital punishment in the United States and New York
Victor Asal
Political Science, Public Administration & Policy, International Affairs, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Professor
Areas of expertise: Terrorism, Homeland Security, Contentious Politics, Political Discrimination
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History
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: 20th century politics and public policy in the U.S., History of refugees and immigrants in the U.S., History of the U.S. and human rights, History of American foreign policy
Geography & Planning
Associate Professor Emeritus
Areas of expertise: Urban, city, district, and regional planning, Anthropology, Economics, Public Health
Shawn Bushway
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Professor
Areas of expertise: Criminal justice policy, the desistance process, Sentencing policy in New York, Court systems
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Adjunct Professor
Areas of expertise: Intergovernmental relations and county and municipal government information management, Information sharing and integration, Facilitation and cross-boundary collaborative work
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Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies
Professor
Areas of expertise: Comparative politics, Census data, Latino culture, political values, attitudes and behavior, Media studies
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health economics, Health policy, Health system, Vulnerable populations, Medical technology, Aging, End-of-life care, Palliative care
Jennifer Dodge
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Framing and symbolic politics, Citizen participation, Nonprofit advocacy, Environmental policy conflicts
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Political Science, International Affairs, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor and Vice Chair
Areas of expertise: International Relations, Human Rights, international organizations, Environmental Outcomes, Climate change, Political globalization
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College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
Dean, Professor
Areas of expertise: Emergency preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, Internet of things/smart cities, Smart violence and stadium security, American federalism, State and local governance
David E. Guinn
Public Administration & Policy, International Affairs, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Public Service Professor
Areas of expertise: International development in democracy and governance, International public law, Human Rights, Intellectual property, Human trafficking, Religion and violence, Post-conflict, and multicultural and religious pluralism
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Economics
Professor
Areas of expertise: Economics Nobel prize winners, Cost benefit analysis and economic impact statements for government funded projects, tax systems and tax reform, flat tax, consumption tax, corporate income tax, Price index and measurement of economic welfare, Immigration policy, Economic theory
Ionannis Kareklas
School of Business, Marketing
Associate Professor and Chair of Marketing
Areas of expertise: Prosocial Behavior, Advertising Effectiveness, Sensory Perception, Public Health, Organic Consumption
Richard Lachmann
Sociology
Professor
Areas of expertise: Sociology of culture , Popular Culture, Political sociology , War and terrorism, Fiscal crises, U.S. decline, Military spending
Jason Lane
School of Education
Professor & Dean
Areas of expertise: Higher Education: Accountability, Public Policy, Globalization and Internationalization
Daniel C. Levy
Educational Policy & Leadership
Distinguished Professor
Areas of expertise: International higher education, Higher education policy and politics, Private higher education, Latin American and Mexican politics
Michael J. Malbin
Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Professor
Areas of expertise: U.S. politics and elections, campaign finance, and the U.S. Congress
Erika Martin
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor and PhD Program Director
Areas of expertise: Public health policy, HIV/AIDS, Resource allocation
Rick C. Mathews
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Public Service Professor
Areas of expertise: Homeland Security, Infrastructure protection, Intelligence, Counter-terrorism and terrorism interdiction, Information sharing, Weapons of mass destruction, Critical decision making, Facility and systems security, Emergency preparedness
Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Research Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Health workforce planning and monitoring, Health workforce diversity, Workforce shortages and maldistributions, Oral health workforce research, Scope of practice, Workforce strategies to expand access to care
Theresa Pardo, PhD
Public Administration & Policy, International Affairs, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Research Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Information technology innovation in the public sector, Electronic records management, Interagency and intergovernmental information sharing and integration, Information technology business case planning and development
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Comparative effectiveness research, Quality of care and patient safety, Evaluation of medical technology and digital health, Health disparities and practice variation, Global health
R. Karl Rethemeyer, PhD
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Dean & Professor
Areas of expertise: Terrorism, Public Policy, Social networks and their impact on social, political, and policy processes, Terrorist networks and organizations, Counter-insurgency efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq
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Political Science, International Affairs, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: International Relations, Foreign policy , Shared identity and military conflict, Political development
Stephan Stohler
Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Comparative politics, Constitutional Law, Election law, Equality rights, Free speech, Public Law, Affirmative action
Sandra Vergari
Educational Policy & Leadership
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Charter schools, K-12 education reform policy, Politics of education policy
Stephen Weinberg
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Clinical Assistant Professor and MPA Director
Areas of expertise: Public Policy, Healthcare
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Chair & Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Financing and access to care, Health reform, Medical outcomes, Provider payment