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Nationally Ranked MPA
U.S. News & World Report ranks the MPA program at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy 25th in the country out of 285 public affairs programs.
Within the field of public affairs, Rockefeller is ranked in the following specialties:
- 5th in Information and Technology Management
- 11th in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
- 12th in Public Finance and Budgeting
- 14th in Nonprofit Management
- 17th in Public Management and Leadership
- 19th in Local Government Management
- 32nd in Public Policy Analysis
Rockefeller College 2021 Alumni Award Recipients
Each year, Rockefeller College proudly bestows its highest honor on a number of distinguished individuals for their exemplary service to the public and to the College. This year, the College is delighted to present Alumni Awards to the following extraordinary individuals for their achievements in the areas of political science, public administration, criminal justice, leadership, and continuing professional development.
CPR Secures $150,000 “Healthy Food, Healthy Lives” Research Grant
Announced by the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy’s Center for Policy Research (CPR) has been awarded $150,000 to support food systems research efforts. NYSHealth selected nine organizations from across the State for grant awards totaling more than $1.5 million in support of policies and programs that connect New Yorkers to healthy, affordable food.
Constitution Day Essay/Video Contest Winners Revealed
Students tackled issues of term limits and environmental rights.
Exploring the Role of AI in Government
With the increased use of AI applications by public services and agencies, researchers at the University at Albany have taken on lead roles in producing a special issue on Artificial Intelligence in Government for Social Science Computer Review.
UAlbany Study Explores Impact of Health Insurance Loss During COVID-19
As the nation’s workers confronted this loss of employer-sponsored health insurance during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, researchers from UAlbany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and Harvard University set out to examine how this event impacted their support for universal health coverage policies.