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  Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy 2018-2020 Administration, Centers, and Faculty Faculty  

Faculty

Amy E. Abruzzi, Assistant Teaching Professor; Undergraduate Public Health Program Coordinator; B.A., M.L.S., Rutgers; M.A., M.A., New York; Ph.D., M.P.H., UMDNJ-School of Public Health
Teaching and research interests include the prevention of chronic illness and comorbidities; the geography of health, especially urban/rural issues in the United States as well as globally; and environmental and occupational contributions to disease disparities.

Hooshang Amirahmadi, Professor; B.S., Azarabadegan (Iran); M.S., Dallas; Ph.D., Cornell
Teaching and research interests include national economic development policies and planning; globalization and international relations; foreign investment and trade; regional economic development; and industrial and technology policy.

Clinton J. Andrews, Professor and Associate Dean for Research; Director, Rutgers Center for Green Building; B.S., Brown; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include the use of technical knowledge in environmental decision-making; environmental management; energy policy; and social science aspects of industrial ecology.

Juan Ayala, Assistant Professor of Practice; B.S., Rutgers; M.Arch., NJIT
Teaching and research interests include urban design; community participation and visioning; expansion of the semipublic realm; 3-D visualization and image sequencing; critical thinking, decision-making and design; and parametric design development in planning.

Francis Barchi, Assistant Professor; B.S., M.B.E., Smith; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include gender-based violence and women's health in sub-Saharan Africa; ethical issues in international research; capacity-building in research ethics in low- and middle-income countries.

Marci Berger, Assistant Teaching Professor; B.A., Cornell;M.A., Rutgers;M.P.H., UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School;Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include health policy; public policy; reproductive rights; and poverty in the United States.

Debra Borie-Holtz, Assistant Teaching Professor; B.A., M.P.A.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include policy formation and implementation; legislative leadership and governing; federal and state regulatory process; women in government; and survey research design, delivery, and data analysis.

Alan Cander, Assistant Teaching Professor; B.A., Lehigh; J.D., Boston College School of Law; M.C.P., Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include urban redevelopment; how public and private entities in declining cities collaborate to revalorize contested urban space; and factors affecting the political economy of land assembly.

Joel Cantor, Distinguished Professor; Director, Center for State Health Policy; B.A., Wisconsin; Sc.D., Johns Hopkins
Teaching and research interests include health care financing and delivery; health care policy; and access to health services by low-income populations.

Raphael J. Caprio, University Professor; Director, Master of Health Administration Program; Director, Bloustein Local Government Research Center; B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Cincinnati; Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include government management; state and local tax policy; interest arbitration and public sector labor issues; and regional economic development.

Henry A. Coleman, Professor; B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Teaching and research interests include the analysis of state and local public finance; intergovernmental relations and government structure; income (re)distribution; education finance; and urban revitalization.

Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Professor; B.A., Cornell; M.P.P., Georgetown; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include American social policy; family policy; and women and politics.

Thomas P. Davis, Instructor; B.A., Villanova; M.C.R.P., Rutgers; M.P.A.P.A., Columbia
Teaching and research interests include housing finance; statistical analysis; project management; grant writing; budget preparation; program development; and strategic planning.

James DeFilippis, Associate Professor; Director, Program in Urban Planning and Policy Development; B.A., Vermont; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include urban political economy and political philosophy; community development theory and practice; unregulated work and the informal economy; and immigration.

Barbara Faga, Professor of Professional Practice in Urban Design; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include participatory planning; landscape architecture; and urban design.

Frank A. Felder, Research Professor; Director, Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy; Director, Rutgers Energy Institute; B.A., B.S., Columbia; S.M., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include energy policy and restructured electric power systems.

Anita Franzione, Assistant Teaching Professor; B.A., M.P.A., New York; Dr.P.H., Columbia
Teaching and research interests include U.S. health care systems; long-term care; and quality improvement in patient care in various settings.

Michael Greenberg, Distinguished Professor; Director, Environmental Analysis and Communications Group; B.A., Hunter; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia
Teaching and research interests include risk analysis; environmental health; nuclear waste management; and senior citizen environmental risks.

Andrea Hetling, Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar; Director, Program in Public Policy; B.A., M.I.A., Columbia; Ph.D., Maryland
Teaching and research interests include poverty and family welfare; welfare policy; social policy implementation; and intimate partner violence.

Ann Marie Hill, Associate Professor of Practice; Undergraduate Internship Coordinator; B.S., California State; M.B.A., Monmouth
Teaching and research interests include health disparities; research diffusion; and community-based participatory research.

T. Patrick Hill, Associate Teaching Professor; B.A., M.A., Cambridge;M.A., California (Los Angeles);Ph.D., Chicago
Teaching and research interests include ethics and science/technology; clinical research; and neonatology.

James W. Hughes, University Professor and Dean Emeritus (1995-2017) of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy; Director, Rutgers Regional Report; B.S., M.C.R.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include demographics; housing and real estate markets; analysis of regional and state economies; and development patterns and transportation.

Radha Jagannathan, Professor; B.A., School of Economics, Delhi (India); M.A., Rutgers; Ph.D., Princeton
Teaching and research interests include school-to-work transition; social capital and community development; culture and human capital development; international comparative studies on youth; poverty, public welfare, and child welfare; and evaluation of social programs.

Stephen K. Jones, LFACHE; B.S., Maryland; M.A., George Washington
Teaching and research interests include executive leadership; health care management and operations; health care diversity and inclusion; equity of care; population health; global health.

Vincent D. Joseph, Professor of Practice; B.A., Bryant; M.H.A., George Washington
Teaching and research interests include health care management; health care consulting; strategic planning; managed care; HIPAA.

Michael L. Lahr, Research Professor; Director, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON); B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include economic development; interindustry economics; urban and regional economics and geography; public finance; and labor markets.

Robert W. Lake, Professor; B.A., Antioch; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Teaching and research interests include community-based planning; planning and social theory; locational conflict and social movements; environmental politics; and urban and political geography.

Paul J. Larrousse, Director, National Transit Institute; B.A., St. Anselm College; M.S., Polytechnic
Teaching interests include public transportation planning, management, and policy.

David Listokin, Distinguished Professor; Director, Center for Urban Policy Research; B.A., CUNY (Brooklyn College); M.C.R.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include housing and land development; development impact assessment; and historic preservation.

Alexandra Lopez, Assistant Teaching Professor; B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Kean
Teaching and research interests include clinical supervision in addictions counseling and cultural competency; and clinical service provision within the Latino community.

Michael J. McDonough, FACHE, Associate Teaching Professor; B.A., Montclair State; M.B.A., Wagner; M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson (Madison); D.M.H., Drew
Teaching and research interests include health services administration; patient quality of care; health care economics.

Jane Miller, Professor; B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include statistical literacy; quantitative communication; poverty and child health; and access to health care.

Dawne Mouzon, Associate Professor; B.A., Rutgers; M.P.H., UMDNJ-School of Public Health; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include physical and mental health disparities; medical sociology; family demography; health policy; and race, class, and gender.

Anton E. Nelessen, Professor; B.Arch., Minnesota; M.Arch., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include design sustainability; community participatory visioning and planning; and the use of in-field research and media for planning.

Kathe Newman, Associate Professor; Director, Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Enagagement; B.A., Manhattan College; Ph.D., CUNY
Teaching and research interests include the urban change, revitalization, and community development; community food planning; housing policy and finance; and economic development.

Fereydoun Nikpour, Associate Teaching Professor; B.A., M.A., National University of Iran (NUI); M.C.R.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include statistical research methods; national spatial development planning; development of metropolitan areas in developing countries; and methods of regional analysis.

Robert B. Noland, Distinguished Professor; Director, Ph.D. Program; Director, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center; B.A., California; M.Sc., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include the impacts of transport planning and policy on environmental outcomes; microsimulation of pedestrian-vehicle interactions; nonmotorized transportation; and safety analysis.

Kamila Pavezzi, Instructor of Professional Practice; Undergraduate Internship Coordinator; B.S., Rutgers; M.P.H., Montclair State
Teaching and research interests include corporate health; health and wellness evaluation programs; professional development; health promotion; health education.

Frank J. Popper,
Professor; B.A., Haverford College; M.P.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include land use, regional, and natural resource planning; environmental history; the Great Plains, American West, and American South; and planning for population decline.

Ronald Quincy, Professor of Professional Practice; Visiting Senior Fellow for Diversity Studies, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; Ph.D., Michigan State
Teaching and research interests include nonprofit sector leadership and governance; fundraising; institutional branding and grantsmanship; organizational strategy; human capital; performance and executive coaching; international civil society organizations; and international affairs.

Kelcie Ralph, Assistant Professor; B.S., Alaska (Anchorage); M.E.P., Cambridge; M.C.D.S.S., London School of Economics; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Teaching and research interests include travel behaviors of special populations and causes and consequences of the decline in driving among young adults.

William M. Rodgers III, Professor; B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., California (Santa Barbara); M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include causes and consequences of economic and social inequality; skills gaps and skills shortages; the impact of macroeconomic policy on labor market outcomes; the federal minimum wage; and food security.

Julia Sass Rubin, Associate Professor; A.B., Harvard (Radcliffe); M.B.A., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include community economic development; development finance; nonprofit and hybrid organizational forms; social enterprise; K-12 education policy; and nonprofit and grassroots advocacy.

Hal Salzman, Professor and Senior Faculty Fellow, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.A., California (Santa Cruz); M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis
Research interests include workforce development and labor markets; science and engineering workforce policy; socioeconomic analysis of Arctic communities and employment; effects of technological change; low-wage workers; internal labor markets; and corporate restructuring.

Dona Schneider,
Professor; Associate Dean for Programs; Dean, University College, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; B.A., Trenton State College; M.A., Rutgers; M.P.H., Rutgers/UMDNJ; Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include health and policy issues facing American children and minorities; mortality and morbidity and high-risk behaviors; and the historical roots of epidemiology and public health.

Stuart Shapiro, Professor; Associate Dean for Faculty; B.S., Case Western Reserve; M.P.P., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include the regulatory process; cost-benefit analysis; federal bureaucracy; regulatory reform; and policy analysis.

Mi Shih, Assistant Professor; B.S., M.S., National Taiwan; Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include international urbanization; land development and property rights; city redevelopment; and social protests and citizenship in China.

Michael Smart, Assistant Professor; B.A., Yale; M.C.R.P., Pennsylvania; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Teaching and research interest include transportation; immigrant neighborhoods; LGBT neighborhoods; urban modeling; and GIS.

Meredeth Turshen, Professor; B.A., Oberlin College; M.S., New York; D.Phil., Sussex (UK)
Teaching and research interests include international health and policy issues; the impact of war on women; and women's health in developing countries.

Carl E. Van Horn, Distinguished Professor; Director, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.A., Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State
Teaching and research interests include employment policy; economic development; education policy; state government and federalism; and policy analysis and evaluation.

Marc D. Weiner, Associate Research Professor; Director, Undergraduate Programs; B.A., Syracuse; J.D., Widener; Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include research design and methodology; data analysis and modeling; survey research and companion techniques; risk perception and tolerance; and technology adoption dynamics.

Lyna Wiggins, Associate Professor; B.S., California Polytechnic Institute (San Luis Obispo); M.S., Stanford; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Teaching and research interests include geographic information science; urban applications of GIS; and planning methods.

Nancy Wolff, Distinguished Professor; Director, Bloustein Center for Survey Research; B.A., Ph.D., Iowa State
Teaching and research interests include health economics; public finance; and criminal justice.

Cliff Zukin, Professor; B.A., Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State
Teaching and research interests include public opinion; mass media and American politics; survey research; and research methods.

 
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