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Nationally Ranked MPA
U.S. News & World Report ranks the MPA program at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy 23rd in the country out of 270 public affairs programs.
Within the field of public affairs, Rockefeller is ranked in the following specialties:
- 5th in Information and Technology Management
- 9th in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
- 14th in Nonprofit Management
- 16th in Public Management and Leadership
- 20th in Public Finance and Budgeting
- 22nd in Local Government Management
2022 Rockefeller College Award Winners
On Thursday, May 5th, Rockefeller College celebrated its 2022 award winners from the Department of Public Administration & Policy, the Department of Political Science, and the School of Criminal Justice.
Novkov Pens Response to Supreme Court Leaked Draft on Abortion Case
Interim Rockefeller College Dean Julie Novkov responded to the news of a leaked draft of a decision on a Mississippi abortion case with an analysis published by The Washington Post.
Policing Crisis Conference
On May 20-21, the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy will host the interdisciplinary “Policing Crisis Conference” in person on UAlbany's Downtown Campus. How governments approach enforcing their laws and policies has been the subject of increasing political and social contention locally, nationally, and internationally. This conference adopts a broad approach for understanding “policing crisis” that includes not only military intervention and law enforcement, but the state’s punitive management of social crises, including poverty, mental illness, and violence. The conference is open to the entire UAlbany campus community free of charge.
Remembering Joseph F. Zimmerman
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy is sad to announce that Professor Emeritus Joseph F. Zimmerman, Ph.D. passed away on April 16, 2022 at the age of 93. For nearly 50 years, Joseph was a professor of political science at the University at Albany, serving from 1965 until his retirement in 2014.
Eight Honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Awards
Eight outstanding UAlbany students will be honored Tuesday with the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, which is the highest award SUNY bestows. Chancellor’s Award winners are selected for outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, campus involvement, community service or the arts.