Bloustein School faculty publish in scholarly journals; serve as advisers to local, state, and federal government; and are engaged in cutting-edge research that addresses many of our era's most challenging issues, including educational policy, brownfields and neighborhood redevelopment, transportation policy, and workforce development.
Burchell, Robert W.
Professor and Co-director, Center for Urban Policy Research; B.S.M.E., U.S. Coast Guard Academy; M.C.R.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include real estate analyses, fiscal impact analyses, housing, and land-use planning methods and theory.
Andrews, Clinton J.
Associate Professor; B.S., Brown; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include energy and environmental planning, regulatory reform, and planning methods.
Professor; B.S., Azarabadegan; M.S., Dallas; Ph.D., Cornell (City and Regional Planning)
Teaching and research interests include urban and regional economics, comparative regional policies, international and regional investments, and global restructuring. Area interests include the Middle East.
Associate Professor; B.A., University of Vermont; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University
Teaching and research interests include urban political economy and political philosophy, relationships between housing, neighborhoods and states, and community development theory and practice.
Director, Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy; B.A., Columbia College; B.S., School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Columbia University; S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and service interests include energy policy and restructured electric power systems.
Florio, James J.
Former Governor of New Jersey; University Professor of Public Policy; Co-director, National Center for Neighborhood and Brownfields Redevelopment; J.D., Rutgers' School of Law (Camden)
Teaching interests include executive and legislative policymaking and decision making for public policy.
State of New Jersey Professor of Urban Planning; University Professor, Center for Urban Policy Research; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include community development, international and regional economic development, urban impact analysis, and urban and industrial policy.
Professor; B.A., Hunter; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia (Geography)
Teaching and research interests include environmental planning, economic and environmental trade-offs, toxic substances, and the geography of disease.
Professor; B.A., Rutgers (Business); B.A., School of Economics, Delhi (India) (Economics); M.A., Rutgers; Ph.D., Princeton (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs)
Teaching and research interests include housing, child welfare, poverty, welfare-to-work and other public policy programs, as well as statistical methods.
Lahr, Michael L.
Associate Research Professor, Center for Urban Policy Research; B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (Regional Science)
Teaching and research interests include spatial economics, state and local public finance, analysis of change in industry structure, urban history, planning theory, economic impact analysis, mathematical methods for planning analysis.
Larrousse, Paul J.
Director, National Transit Institute; B.A., St. Anselm College; M.S. Polytechnic
Teaching interests include public transportation planning, management, and policy.
Research Professor and Co-director, Center for Urban Policy Research; Director, Ph.D Program in Urban Planning and Policy Development; B.A., CUNY (Brooklyn College); M.C.R.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include fair-share housing, urban finance, fiscal impacts, housing policy, environmental impact analysis, education finance, housing finance.
Associate Professor; B.Architecture, Minnesota; M.S., Harvard (Architecture and Urban Design)
Teaching and research interests include design at all scales, urban design for new communities, neighborhood and C.B.D. rehabilitation, visual perception, communication of planning theory and practice, and three-dimensional, 360-degree environmental simulation.
Assistant Professor; B.A. Manhattan College; Ph.D. Graduate and University Center City University of New York (Political Science)
Teaching and research interests include urban politics, urban revitalization, community development, intergovernmental relations, state and local politics, and the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, and class.
Professor and Director, Voorhees Transportation Center; B.A., University of California; M.Sc.and Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Research interests include impacts of transport planning and policy on environmental outcomes, impact of induced travel on vehicle emissions, behavioral responses to new transport capacity, and micro-simulation of pedestrian-vehicle interactions.
Professor; B.A., Haverford; M.P.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include land-use planning, the American West and South, politics of land use, and regional, environmental and natural resource policy.
Pucher, John R.
Professor; B.A., North Carolina (Chapel Hill); Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include urban transportation, urban economics, and public sector economics.
Rubin, Julia Sass
Assistant Professor; A.B., Harvard (Radcliffe); M.B.A., A.M.,Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include community economic development, developmental finance, non-profit and hybrid organizational forms, social enterprise, and organizational behavior.
Professor and Senior Fellow, Professor, 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, effects of technological change, science and engineering workforce policy, and low-wage workers, internal labor markets, and corporate restructuring.
Seneca, Joseph J.
University Professor; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include environmental policy and regulation; state and local economic development and finance.
University Professor (Rutgers–Newark); A.B., LL.B., California (Berkeley)
Teaching and research interests including planning law, municipal law, and land use.
Professor; B.A., Oberlin College; M.S., New York; Ph.D., Sussex ( U.K. )
Teaching and research interests include social policy, gender and international development, women and conflict, and health -- in the Third World, and particularly in Africa.
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.
Professor of Political Science and Public Administration (Rutgers-Newark); Ph.D., New York
Teaching and research interests include science, technology, and environmental policy.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy; B.A., Columbia; Master of International Affairs, Columbia; Ph.D., Maryland
Teaching and research interests include domestic social policies that address poverty, inequality,
Nancy H. Mantell
Director, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Research interests include state and local economic and tax forecasting and analysis.
Associate Professor of Human Ecology, SEBS/SAS; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Land-use conflicts; social classes; the state.
William M. Rodgers III
Professor of Public Policy; B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., California (Santa Barbara); M.A.,
Teaching and research interests include the causes and consequences of economic and social inequality, skills gaps and skills shortages, the impact of macroeconomic policy on labor market outcomes, and the federal minimum wage and food security.
Professor of Sociology, SEBS; Ph.D., Yale
Major research interests are in the fields of environmental sociology and economic sociology, especially in Latin America.
Professor and Associate Dean; B.A., Trenton State College; M.A., Rutgers; M.P.H., Rutgers/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include health and environmental policy, morbidity and mortality patterns for children and high-risk groups.
Associate Professor and Director of Public Policy; B.S., Case Western Reserve; M.P.P., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include public administration and public policy, regulatory processes, civil-service issues, economics, and quantitative methods.
Assistant Professor of Human Ecology; B.A., Syracuse; M.E.M., Duke., Ph.D., Sociology, Michigan State
Teaching and research interests include environmental sociology; organizational sociology; global climate change.
Faculty Fellow and Director, Center for Government Services; B.A., M.A., Ohio State;
M.B.A., Wright State
Research and teaching interests include land-use law; planning statute reform; state growth management; affordable housing; planning and zoning administration; impact analysis; public administration and finance.
Faculty Fellow; A.B., Princeton; LL.B., Harvard
Teaching interests include transit-oriented development, transit system planning, and transit system access.
Faculty Fellow and Associate Director, Bloustein Center for Survey Research; B.A., Syracuse; J.D., Widener;
Research and teaching interests include survey research and public opinion analysis, social science and policy analysis research methodology, demography, political parties, elections and public law.
J.D.; Vice President, Paulus, Sokolowski, and Sartor, LLC
M.C.R.P.; Partner, Heyer, Gruel, and Associates
M.C.R.P.; Partner, Heyer, Gruel and Associates
M.C.R.P.; Consultant, housing, land use, and urban development
Ph.D., Visiting Professor/Author, Economics and Policy
Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Transportation Planning, Policy and Finance