Seminar Leaders: The biweekly seminar was convened by FDR Fellow Jonathan Fanton, Newman Director of Public Policy Terry Babcock-Lumish, and Thomas Hunter Professor of Public Policy and Faculty Chair of the Public Policy Program Joseph Viteritti.
The Public Policy Faculty Seminar at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute convenes colleagues from across Hunter College to share expertise and exchange ideas on research with particular relevance for contemporary domestic policymaking. Topics considered during the spring 2011 semester included national health care reform, housing and transport policy in New York City, and cross-cutting issues in immigration policy, amongst others. Special guests included United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, the MacArthur Foundation’s Director of Community and Economic Development for U.S. Programs Craig Howard, City of Chicago Commissioner for Housing and Economic Development Andrew Mooney, and connected learning and game design expert Katie Salen.
Faculty Seminar Participants:
Prof. Tom Angotti, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning [full bio]
Prof. Terry Babcock-Lumish, Public Policy Program at Hunter College [full bio]
Prof. John Chin, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning [full bio]
Prof. Margaret Chin, Department of Sociology [full bio]
Dr. Jonathan Fanton, Franklin D. Roosevelt Visiting Fellow [full bio]
Prof. Judith Friedlander, Department of Anthropology [full bio]
Prof. Owen Gutfreund, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning [full bio]
Prof. Abigail Jewkes, School of Education [full bio]
Prof. Peter Kwong, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning [full bio]
Prof. Lynn McCormick, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning
Prof. Sigmund Shipp, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning