Rosanne Altshuler

Professor
Department of Economics
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Tax Policy

Rosanne Altshuler is professor and chair of the economics department, and an affiliated scholar of the Urban Institute. Her research focuses on federal tax policy and has appeared in numerous journals and books. 

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Ann Bagchi

Assistant Professor
Division of Nursing Science
School of Nursing

Key topics: language barriers in health care, immigrant health, Certified Application Counselor organizations through the Affordable Care Act, HIV/AIDS, health policy, telehealth for underserved communities

Dr. Ann Bagchi is an assistant professor at Rutgers' School of Nursing with experience conducting health policy and health services research. Her expertise is in health disparities relating to HIV/AIDS, language barriers in health…

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Paul Gottlieb

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Key topics: Urban sprawl; SmartGrowth; growth management; "growth vs. environment"; regional planning; zoning and local land use policy; property tax reform; differences in economic welfare between suburbs and central cities; regional and city development; agriculture in New Jersey

Paul D. Gottlieb, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. He is also an extension specialist, with college-wide responsibilities related to smart growth,…

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James Hughes

University Professor
Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Demographics and housing, regional and New Jersey economics, community development patterns

James W. Hughes, Ph.D., is a nationally recognized expert who has presented extensive budgetary and economic testimony before New Jersey state legislative committees. He has also provided countless policy briefings on demographics, housing, and…

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Robert E. Kopp

Professor
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Sea level change, climate and energy policy

Robert Kopp is Director of the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences and a Professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University. He also serves as co-director of Rutgers’ Coastal Climate Risk…

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Michael Lahr

Research Professor
Rutgers Economic Advisory Service
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy

Key topics: NJ and National Economy, economic development (including incentives), economic modeling techniques, transportation economics

Dr. Michael Lahr serves as the Director of Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™). He is also a Research Professor of Planning and Public Policy at the Edward J. Bloustein School where he teaches a course on Global Analytics and…

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Anton Nelessen

Professor
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Anton C. Nelessen has been teaching Urban Design and professional practice first at Harvard and currently at Rutgers for the past 39 years. He has emerged as one of the nations most respected urban visionaries. He has more than 40 years of…

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Lenna Nepomnyaschy

Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
School of Social Work

Key topics: Child support; Nonresident fathers; Fathers' involvement with children; Poverty and social policy; Child well-being; Single-parent families; Material hardship; Food insecurity; Economic insecurity; Income & wealth inequality; Health disparities; Infant health; Parental debt

Lenna Nepomnyaschy is an associate professor at Rutgers School of Social Work. She received her PhD from Columbia University in 2003 and an MSW from Rutgers in 1991. Her research is broadly focused on how poverty, inequality, and social policies…

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Patricia O'Brien-Richardson

Associate Professor
Public Health/Health Administration
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Cultural competency; Cultural health (Black women and adolescent girls); Hair Discrimination; Urban public health disparities; Education policy; Social justice; Race, class, and gender policies

Dr. Patricia O’Brien-Richardson is an Associate Professor of Teaching at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. For the past ten years, she has been the CEO and Founder of Move it Nation, Inc., a public health non-profit…

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Marc Pfeiffer

Assistant Director
Bloustein Local Government Research Center
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: New Jersey state and local government fiscal and administrative issues; public finance; public procurement; technology in government; government transparency; open data; informatics; NJ local government structure; property tax issues

With more than 40 years of government service to New Jersey municipal and state government under his belt, Marc is on his third career. His work at Rutgers follows ten years as a municipal administrator, and 26 years with the New Jersey Division…

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Stuart Shapiro

Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor
Department of Public Policy and Administration
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Regulation; Policy Analysis; The Trump Administration; Cost-Benefit Analysis

Dr. Stuart Shapiro joined Rutgers University in 2003. Prior to that, he received a PhD in Public Policy from Rutgers and worked at the Office of Management and Budget under Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush.

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Linda Stamato

Co-Director and Faculty Fellow
Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Negotiation, conflict resolution, higher education policy, regulatory policy, gender differences in negotiation

Linda Stamato is co-director of the Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and a member of the graduate faculty at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. She teaches negotiation and conflict resolution at the…

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Carl Van Horn

Distinguished Professor of Public Policy
John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Workforce and economic development policy; future of work; emerging industry sectors and careers; state and federal government policymaking

Carl Van Horn, Ph.D., is the founding director of the John J. Heldrich Center for WorkforceDevelopment, one of the nation's leading university-based research centers for the study of work and the labor market. He is a widely…

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