Faculty

Public Policy

Debra Borie-Holtz, Ph.D.

Debra Borie-Holtz, Ph.D.

Debra Borie-Holtz is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at the Bloustein School where she also received her master’s degree in Public Affairs and Politics and her doctorate in Planning and Public Policy. Borie-Holtz has been an instructor at Rutgers teaching writing,...

Alan Cander, Ph.D.

Alan Cander, Ph.D.

Dr. Cander has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate level at the Bloustein School.  He has taught the required Survey of Planning Law Principles course for MCRP students and the required Public Policy Formation course for MPP students.  At the undergraduate...

Joel Cantor, Sc.D.

Joel Cantor, Sc.D.

Joel C. Cantor is a Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and the founding Director of the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Established 1999, the Center is a leader in health policy research and development...

Linda Stamato, Ph.D.

Linda Stamato, Ph.D.

Linda Stamato is a Policy Fellow at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. She is the author of a number of articles on mediation and negotiation and lectures frequently on these subjects. A graduate of Rutgers and New York...

Henry A. Coleman, Ph.D.

Henry A. Coleman, Ph.D.

Henry A. Coleman is a Senior Policy Fellow, having retired from teaching in the Bloustein School's Public Policy Program in June 2019. He also served as director of the Rutgers Center for Government Services for twelve years. His interests and publications are...

Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Ph.D.

Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Ph.D.

Jocelyn Elise Crowley is a Professor of Public Policy, a member of the Graduate Faculty in the Department of Political Science, an Affiliated Faculty Member of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, and a Senior Faculty Fellow at the John J. Heldrich Center for...

Bob Gordon, M.P.P., M.B.A.

Bob Gordon, M.P.P., M.B.A.

Bob is a former New Jersey state senator, utility commissioner, transportation policy maker and corporate management consultant whose diverse skills make him particularly adept at addressing issues at the intersection of business and government.  Across a multi-decade...

Andrea Hetling, Ph.D.

Andrea Hetling, Ph.D.

Andrea Hetling is a Professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Dr. Hetling’s research interests focus on how public programs and policies can support economic well-being and financial stability among vulnerable...

Emily A. Parker, Ph.D.

Emily A. Parker, Ph.D.

Emily Parker, Ph.D. joined the Bloustein School as an Assistant Professor in 2023. She was formerly a NIA Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan in the Population Studies Center and received her Ph.D. in Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University....

Mark Paul, Ph.D.

Mark Paul, Ph.D.

Mark Paul, Ph.D. joined the Bloustein School as an assistant professor in September 2022. He is also a member of the Rutgers Climate Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research interests include understanding the...

Ronald Quincy, Ph.D.

Ronald Quincy, Ph.D.

Co-Academic Director, Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service Academic Director, Rutgers Civic Leadership Institute, Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Faculty Director, South Africa Study Abroad, Honors College & School...

Julia Sass Rubin, Ph.D., MBA

Julia Sass Rubin, Ph.D., MBA

Julia Sass Rubin has been part of the faculty of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy since 2003.  Dr. Rubin’s research interests include nonprofit and public organizations and processes, developmental finance, and the intersection of education...

Stuart Shapiro, Ph.D.

Stuart Shapiro, Ph.D.

Stuart Shapiro was named Dean, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, in April 2023. He joined Rutgers University in 2003. Prior to that, he received a PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government and worked at the...

Jermaine Toney, Ph.D.

Jermaine Toney, Ph.D.

ON LEAVE, 2023-24 Jermaine Toney, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Bloustein School. He was selected to receive a 2023-2024 National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Fellowship on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Economic Outcomes. Professor Toney was a member...

Carl E. Van Horn, Ph.D.

Carl E. Van Horn, Ph.D.

Carl Van Horn is a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking. Van Horn is the founding director of the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, one of the...

Ruth Winecoff, Ph.D.

Ruth Winecoff, Ph.D.

Ruth Winecoff is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy. Her primary research area is state and local public finance, with a focus on policies that affect the ability of subnational governments to raise capital for infrastructure and development projects through the...