Marc Weiner started with the Bloustein School June 2006 and retired December 2022. He served as the school’s Associate Dean of Academic Administration and Faculty Director of Undergraduate Education. Weiner was appointed by the Chancellor’s Selection Committee as a Fellow for the 2020-2021 convening of the Big Ten Academic Alliance Department Executive Officers Seminar and was a 2019-2020 Fellow of the Rutgers Leadership Academy. He was an Affiliate of Rutgers, New Brunswick’s School of Arts and Sciences.
Previously, Weiner served as Associate Director of the Bloustein Center for Survey Research, as well as Project Director for the Office of Population Research, and Assistant Director for the Survey Research Center, both at Princeton University. Weiner was the founding President of the New Jersey-Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research and served on the Executive Council of the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations. In 2014, Weiner won the Jerome G. Rose Excellence in Teaching Award from the Bloustein School; in 2016, he won the Graduate Faculty Teaching Award from the Rutgers School of Graduate Studies; and, in 2017, he was profiled for excellence in teaching by the American Political Science Association’s Campus Teaching Award Interview Series in PSNow.
Weiner earned his doctorate in political science from Rutgers, New Brunswick in May 2005; he studied political methodology at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan and at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (1998), has a juris doctor from Widener University (1986) and a bachelor’s degree in political philosophy from Syracuse University (1982). Before returning to the academy, from 1986 through 1996, he practiced trial law in the New Jersey state and federal courts. During that time, he served as a law clerk in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, was certified as a New Jersey Department of Public Advocacy special mediator, and as a special hearing officer for the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.