Emeritus & Retired Faculty

Richard K. Brail

Richard K. Brail

Professor Emeritus Richard Brail was a Professor in the Urban Planning and Policy Development Program. He had been head of the Urban Planning three times in his thirty-year career at Rutgers. He was the founding director of the National Transit Institute at Rutgers,...

Robert W. Burchell, Ph.D.

Robert W. Burchell, Ph.D.

Robert W. Burchell, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Co-Director Emeritus for the Center for Urban Policy Research is the author of 30 books and more than 50 articles. He is an expert on fiscal impact analysis, land-use development and regulation, and housing...

Salah S. El-Shakhs, Ph.D., AICP

Salah S. El-Shakhs, Ph.D., AICP

Salah S. El-Shakhs was the Director of General Planning for Greater Cairo, and member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Housing Strategies in Egypt. He served as the New Brunswick Chair of Urban Studies at Rutgers, and was a Founding Director of the...

Michael R. Greenberg, Ph.D.

Michael R. Greenberg, Ph.D.

Michael Greenberg is Distinguished Professor, Emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. He studies environmental health and risk analysis and has written more than 30 books and more than 300 articles. His most recent...

Ann Marie Hill

Ann Marie Hill

Ann Marie Hill is an Associate Professor of Practice, Emeritus in health administration and public health at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. She also serves as Internship Coordinator for all undergraduate majors within the school. In...

T. Patrick Hill

T. Patrick Hill

T. Patrick Hill, Ph.D. is an Associate Teaching Professor, Emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, where he taught courses in Public Health Law and Ethics, Ethics for Planning and Public Policy, and Writing,...

Briavel Holcomb, Ph.D.

Briavel Holcomb, Ph.D.

Briavel Holcomb is a retired Professor in the Bloustein School and former Director of the Humphrey Program. She is a geographer whose recent research focused on tourism and on the internet. She has been a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Malta and a visiting...

Sanford M. Jaffe, L.L.B.

Sanford M. Jaffe, L.L.B.

Sanford M. Jaffe is a Policy Fellow at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, and co-director of the Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. He has served as a member of the Board of Governors at Rutgers University and chair...

Vincent D. Joseph, MHA

Vincent D. Joseph, MHA

Vincent Joseph is a seasoned professional with multiple successful hospital turnarounds in New Jersey and nationally. He retired from the Bloustein School in 2023. Previously, Mr. Joseph was executive vice president and chief operating officer at Robert Wood Johnson...

Michael L. Lahr, Ph.D.

Michael L. Lahr, Ph.D.

Michael L. Lahr is the former Director of Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™). As Distinguished Research Professor, Emeritus of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, he holds a Ph.D. in Regional Science from the University of Pennsylvania. At the...

Robert W. Lake , Ph.D.

Robert W. Lake , Ph.D.

Robert Lake is Professor Emeritus of urban planning and policy development and a member of the Graduate Faculties in the Department of Geography and the Bloustein School. He holds a Ph.D. in urban geography from the University of Chicago. Dr. Lake was Graduate...

Nancy Mantell

Nancy Mantell

Nancy H. Mantell, is the former director of the Bloustein School’s Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™), an economic forecasting service available to government and business subscribers. As Director of R/ECON™, Dr. Mantell developed a set of economic...

Henry J. Mayer, Ph.D.

Henry J. Mayer, Ph.D.

Henry Mayer is the former Executive Director of the Environmental Analysis & Communications Group (EAC) and the Center for Transportation Safety, Security and Risk (CTSSR) at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University. He...

Tony Nelessen

Tony Nelessen

Anton (Tony) C. Nelessen retired July 2022. He taught Urban Design and professional practice first at Harvard and then at Rutgers. He emerged as one of the nation's most respected urban visionaries.  He has more than 40 years of professional experience as a professor,...

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...

Frank J. Popper

Frank J. Popper

Frank J. Popper is Professor Emeritus in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, where he also participated in the American Studies, Geography, and Political Science Departments and the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program.  He...

John Pucher, Ph.D.

John Pucher, Ph.D.

John Pucher is professor emeritus at the Bloustein School.  He was a professor at Rutgers University from 1978 to 2014, conducting research on urban transportation in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Europe.  Over the past 15 years, John's research has...

Dona Schneider, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dona Schneider, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dona Schneider is a Professor, Emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. She taught public health courses and serves as article, book and grant reviewer for more than 30 journals and publishing houses. Her CV lists more than 150...

Meredeth Turshen, D. Phil

Meredeth Turshen, D. Phil

Meredeth Turshen is a Professor Emeritus in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Her research interests include international health and she specializes in public health policy. She has written four books, The Political...

Marc D. Weiner, J.D., Ph.D.

Marc D. Weiner, J.D., Ph.D.

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...

Lyna Wiggins, Ph.D.

Lyna Wiggins, Ph.D.

Lyna Wigginsis an Associate Professor, Emeritus in the Urban Planning and Policy Development Program at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. Since the early 1970s, she has been involved in the development and application of Geographic...

Cliff Zukin, Ph.D.

Cliff Zukin, Ph.D.

Cliff Zukin is Professor Emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy and at the Eagleton Institute of Politics.  He also held the position of Senior Scholar at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, where he was the...

In Memoriam

Donald A. Krueckeberg

Donald A. Krueckeberg

1938 – 2006 By Professors Michael R. Greenberg and Frank J. Popper Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy The faculty, staff and students of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy mourn the loss of Professor and Associate Dean...

Robert A. Catlin

Robert A. Catlin

The Robert A. Catlin Memorial Lecture honors the legacy of Robert A. Catlin, Bloustein School professor, who died in July 2004. Catlin began his career as a staff planner for governmental agencies and community organizations in several cities, including Los Angeles,...

Robert Curvin

Robert Curvin

Robert Curvin was an expert on urban politics, economic development and social policy. A former member of The New York Times editorial board and a Rutgers graduate, Dr. Curvin served as a Distinguished Senior Policy Fellow at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning...

James J. Florio

James J. Florio

Governor James Florio was a Founding Partner of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader and served as Chairman of the firm’s energy, environmental law, government and regulatory affairs, and the healthcare law groups. Gov. Florio was a Senior Fellow for Public Policy...

Norman J. Glickman, Ph.D.

Norman J. Glickman, Ph.D.

Norman Glickman retired as University Professor in 2015. During his tenure, he conducted research and teaching in urban and public policy and studied the work of non-profit organizations. He was also a certified mediator of public policy disputes. Dr. Glickman passed...

Stephen K. Jones

Stephen K. Jones

Steven K. Jones, Executive in Residence in the Bloustein School’s Master of Health Administration program as well as a member of the Bloustein School’s Advisory Board, passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021. Mr. Jones, LFACHE, was the former President and CEO of...

Paul J. Larrousse

Paul J. Larrousse

Paul J. Larrousse assumed the directorship of the National Transit Institute, the federally designated training and education program for the U.S. Public Transit Industry, in July 2000. He was designated as a faculty fellow at the Bloustein School in 2003 and taught...

Stuart Meck, FAICP/PP

Stuart Meck, FAICP/PP

Stuart Meck was an associate research professor and previous director of the Center for Planning Practice in the Bloustein School. He passed away in April 2018. Stuart joined the Bloustein School in 2005 as a faculty fellow and director of the Center for Government...

Joseph J. Seneca, Ph.D.

Joseph J. Seneca, Ph.D.

Joseph J. Seneca was University Professor Emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy; he passed away after a long illness in November 2020. He taught at all levels of instruction throughout his career at Rutgers and has received numerous...