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.
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.
Professor and Associate Dean for Planning and New Initiatives; B.S., Brown; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include energy and environmental planning, regulatory reform, and planning methods.
Faculty Fellow and Executive Director of the Initiative for Regional and Community Transformation (IRCT); B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Northwestern; Ph.D., Chicago
Teaching interests include community development, project management, and information technology.
Professor, Co-director, Center for Urban Policy Research and Director, Urban Planning and Policy Development Program ; 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.
Professor and 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.
University Professor, B.A. Rutgers University, Newark, M.A. University of Cincinnati, Ph.D. Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Research interests include government management, state and local tax policy, interest arbitration and public sector labor issues, and regional economic development
Extension Specialist/Full Professor; B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Research interests include the analysis of public policy issues, especially in the areas of state and local finances, income redistribution, and labor force utilization.
Professor; B.A., Cornell; M.P.P., Georgetown; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include family and social policy, motherhood, workplace flexibility, women and politics, and methods.
Assistant Professor; B.A., Wittenberg University; M..A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Research interests include education policy, early childhood education and intervention, workforce development for early childhood teachers, and language and social indicators of school readiness.
Senior Policy Fellow, B.A., M.S.W., Rutgers; Ph.D., Princeton
Teaching and research interests include urban issues, issues of quality and equity, and philanthropy.
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; Senior Policy Fellow of Public Policy; Co-founder, 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 and Associate Dean of the Faculty; B.A., Hunter; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia (Geography)
Teaching and research interests include environmental planning, economic and environmental trade-offs, risk assessment and management, and the geography of disease.
Assistant Professor; B.A. Gustavus Adolphus; M.S. Cornell; Ph.D. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Teaching and research interests include planning policy and the implications for health.
Assistant Professor, B.A. Columbia University; Master of International Affairs, Columbia University, Ph.D. University of Maryland
Teaching and research interests include domestic social policies that address poverty, inequality, and violence.
Professor; B.Sc., Nottingham ( U.K. ); Dip. Ed., Oxford (U.K.); M.A., Ph.D., Colorado (Geography) Teaching and research interests include urban revitalization; marketing and economic development; urban geography; the geography of inequality; and environmental perception and design for women, children, and the elderly.
Professor and Dean 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, and analysis of regional and state economies.
Co-Director, Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution; B.A., Rutgers ; LL.B., Harvard
Teaching and research interests include negotiation, dispute resolution, legal education, and criminal justice.
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.
Professor and Associate Dean for Master's and Professional Programs; B.S., Michigan State ; M.C.P., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include property theory, land use policy, planning history, and planning theory.
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.
Professor and Doctoral Program Director; B.A., Antioch ; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago (Geography)
Teaching and research interests include urban and political geography, race and housing, environmental regulation, and locational conflict.
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; 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.
Mantell, Nancy H.
Director, Rutgers Economic Advisory Services, B.A.(Economics), M.A., Ph.D. (Business and Applied Economics), University of Pennsylvania
Research interests include state and local economic and tax forecasting and analysis.
Faculty Fellow and Director, Research and Evaluation, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.S.F.S., Georgetown, M.P.M, Maryland School of Public Affairs, Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include evaluation, statistical methodology, corporate governance, and political economy.
Executive Director, National Center for Neighborhood and Brownfields Redevelopment; B.S., Purdue; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers
Research and teaching interests include neighborhood revitalization.
Associate Research Professor and Director, Center for Planning Practice; B.A. and M.A. in Journalism and Master of City Planning, The Ohio State University; M.B.A., Wright State University
Teaching and research interests include: land use law; planning statute reform; state growth management; affordable housing; planning and zoning administration; impact analysis; public administration and finance
Professor; Research Professor, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research; B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Teaching and research interests include statistical literacy, quantitative communication, poverty, child health and access to health care.
Assistant Professor; B.S. Rutgers University; M.P.H., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University
Teaching and research interests include physical and mental health disparities, including the sub-disciplines of race, gender, and sociology of the family.
Undergraduate Program Director and Associate Professor; B. A., 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.
Associate 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.
Professor; B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and research interests include urban transportation, urban economics, and public sector economics.
Professor Graduate Faculty, SMLR; Chief Economist, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; Undergraduate Program Director, Bloustein School; B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. and Ph.D., Harvard University
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; and the federal minimum wage and food security.
Professor; A.B., Harvard; M.P.A., M.A., Ph.D., Princeton
Research interests include state legislatures and state politics.
Associate 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 Faculty Fellow, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M..A. and Ph.D., Brandeis University
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.
Professor and Associate Dean for Programs; 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 morbidity and mortality patterns of children and high-risk groups.
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.
Associate Professor and Director, Public Policy Program; B.S., Case Western Reserve; M.P.P., Ph.D., Harvard
Teaching and research interests including public administration and public policy, regulartory processes, civil-service issues, economics, quantitative methods.
Faculty Fellow and Co-Director, Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution; B.A., Rutgers (Douglass College); M.A., Seton Hall; M.A., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include negotiation, conflict resolution, higher education policy, and regulatory policy.
Professor; B.A., Oberlin College ; M.A., 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. email@example.com
Professor; Director, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development; B.A., Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State (Political Science)
Teaching and research interests include employment policy, policy analysis and evaluation, public policy formation, state government and politics.
Assistant Research Professor; Associate Director and Faculty Fellow, Bloustein Center for Survey Research; B.A., Syracuse University (political philosophy); J.D., Widener University; Ph.D., Rutgers University (political science)
Teaching and research interests include survey research and public opinion analysis, social science research methodology, public policy and public health analysis, demography and population studies, and political parties, elections and public law.
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 and Director, Center for Mental Health Services and Criminal Justice Research ; B.A., Ph.D., Iowa State
Teaching and research interests include health economics, public finance and criminal justice.
Professor; B.A., Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State (Political Science)
Research interests include mass media and American politics, public opinion and voting behavior, survey research.
B.A., M.P.A.P., Ph.D., Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include the analysis of public policy issues, policy formation and politics, legislative leadership and governing in the states, regulatory processes, women in politics, and methods, especially survey research.
B.A. Lehigh University; J.D. Boston College School of Law; M.C.P., Univeristy of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Design; Ph.D., Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University
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.
A.S. Nursing, Washtenaw Community College; B.A. Labor Studies/Adult Education, National Labor College; M.A. Organizational Development and Change, American University
Teaching and research interests include public health and public service, HIV/AIDS, and workforce issues.
MCP, University of California, Berkeley; B.Ph. in Interdisplinary Studies, Miami University
Graphics and Lab Instructor. Mike’s work has focused on participatory planning, community outreach, and innovative, sustainable design through new technologies.
B.S. Utah, M.P.H., Ph.D. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–School of Public Health
Teaching and research interests include public health practice, program implementation and evaluation; the role of race/ethnicity and immigration on the development and progression of cardiovascular diseases, particularly stroke; the determinants of health care inequities and factors related to health care disparities among minority populations.
B.S., California State; M.B.A., Monmouth
Teaching and research interests include internship coordination, health disparities, research diffusion, and community-based participatory research.
B.A./M.A. University of Cambridge, England; M.A. University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D. University of Chicago
Teaching/research interests include interface between ethics and science/technology; clinical research and neonatology.
B.A., M.A. National University of Iran; M.C.R.P., Ph.D, Rutgers
Teaching and research interests include methods of planning and quantitative analysis, urban development, and urban design.
Glen Belnay, Ph.D.
Health Officer Hillsborough Township, New Jersey
Kevin Breen, M.P.H.
Health Administrator Township of Morris, New Jersey
Andrew Davis, J.D.
Attorney, Andrew Davis Law, LLC
Susan Gruel, M.C.R.P.
Partner Heyer, Gruel and Associates
Fred Heyer, M.C.R.P.
Partner Heyer, Gruel and Associates
Wansoo Im, Ph.D.
Principal and GIS Specialist Vertices, LLC
Stephen K. Jones, M.A., F.A.C.H.E.
President and CEO Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Steven Liga, MSW, LSW, LCADC, CPS, CCS
CEO and Executive Director NCADD of Middlesex County, Inc.
President Rock Entertainment Management
Peter Tabbot, M.P.H.
Health Officer Township of West Caldwell, New Jersey
Krueckeberg, Donald A., In Memoriam
Robins, Martin E., Retired
El-Shakhs, Salah, Retired