Faculty Promotions, Appointments, and News

Faculty Announcements

Faculty Tenure & Promotions

Julie Novkov: Promoted to Interim Dean of Rockefeller College.
Gang Chen & Ashley Fox: Awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor. 
Susan Appe & Mila Gasco-Hernandez: Awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor, effective AY2021-2022.
Ramon Gil-Garcia: Promoted to Director of Center for Technology in Government (CTG UAlbany).


Faculty Leadership

Susan Appe: Co-editor at VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
Jennifer Dodge: Co-editor at Critical Policy Studies
Mila Gasco-Hernandez: Board member of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM)
Luis Luna-Reyes: President of Digital Government Society (DGS)
Edmund Stazyk: Chair of the Northeast Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA)


New Editorial Board Members

Gang Chen: Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management
Jennifer Dodge: Policy & Politics
Mila Gasco-Hernandez: Local Government Studies and Public Administration Review
Ramon Gil-Garcia: Public Administration Review
Erika Martin: AIDS & Behavior
Edmund Stazyk: Public Administration Review and the Review of Public Personnel Administration



Michael Malbin: Political Science, emeritus status, beginning three years as a part-time O’Leary professor in September
Bruce Miroff: Political Science, emeritus status
Gene Monaco: Professional Development Program, now leading the Municipal Clerks Institute program 
Debra Rood: Institute for Traffic Safety Management & Research


Select Awards & Publications

Susan Appe: Received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award for a comparative study of Mexico, India and Colombia for Summer 2022 and Spring/Summer 2023.

Gang Chen: Had a paper published with Hyewon Kang in Local Government Studies, “Can Better Financial Condition Lead to More Fiscal Transparency? Evidence from Municipalities in California.”

Christopher Clary: Won a Stanton Nuclear Security Grant for $150,000.

Jose Cruz: Published “La educación superior desde arriba y desde abajo: el caso del Hostos Community College en la ciudad de Nueva York” [Higher Education from Above and Below: The Case of Hostos Community College in New York City] in CIAN-Revista de Historia de las Universidades. Was invited in December to be regular columnist for online news and commentary magazine 80grados. 

Virginia Eubanks: Is a consulting editor on an investigative series, “Technologies of Caregiving during COVID,” for The Guardian newspaper. 

Jennifer Dodge: Co-authored a paper with Jeongyoon Lee, “Keeping your enemies close: A study on a local hydraulic fracturing policy network in New York State,” that won the 2021 Sam Overman Best Paper award from the Complexity and Network Studies Section of The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

Matt Ingram: Has served on the Community Police Review Board since 2017, and developed 3 sets of proposals for police reform, which are now part of a legislative proposal the Albany’s Common Common council has endorsed.

Michael Malbin: Article in June issue of University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, “A Neo-Madisonian Perspective on Campaign Finance Reform, Institutions, Pluralism, and Small Donors.”

Julie Novkov: Co-authored a book with Carol Nackenoff, American by Birth: Wong Kim Ark and the Battle for Citizenship.

Morton Schoolman: Was interviewed about his recent book, A Democratic Enlightenment (Duke 2020), which will be published in Art Style | Art & Culture International Magazine in its Fall 2021 issue on “Metropolis: Visual Dynamics and Democratic Ideals.”

Niloufer Siddiqui: Her article in Conflict Management and Peace Science won the Glenn Palmer Prize for best article published in the journal in 2020.

Stephan Stohler: Published articles “Free Expression and Judicial Power in the Global South,” in Law & Social Inquiry and “Untangling the Partisan Roots of Affirmative Action” in Polity.

Timothy Weaver: Published articles “Charting Change in the City: Urban Political Orders and Urban Political Development” in Urban Affairs Review and “Market Privilege: The Place of Neoliberalism in American Political Development,” in Studies in American Political Development, as well as a chapter in an upcoming book: “What Is the Relationship between COVID-19 and the Movement to ‘Defund the Police’?. He also gave an invited lecture for the Urban Affairs Association Symposium on Confronting COVID, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequality.

Meredith Weiss: Co-authored the book, Mobilizing for Elections: Patronage and Political Networks in Southeast Asia coming out with Cambridge. Also organized a SUNY/CUNY-wide virtual network for SE Asian Studies, kicked off with a conference with a grant from NYSEAN, and co-edited two journal forums.