Julia Sass Rubin, Ph.D., MBA

Julia Rubin

Associate Professor
Director, Public Policy Program
Associate Dean of Academic Programs
B.A., Harvard-Radcliffe College; M.B.A., Harvard Business School; M.A., Harvard University (Sociology); Ph.D., Harvard (Organizational Behavior)
  • Room 538, Civic Square Building
  • (848) 932-2967
  • jlsrubin [at] rutgers.edu
Research Interests
  • Education Policy
  • Social Justice
  • Nonprofit Advocacy
  • Grassroots Mobilization
  • Community Economic Development

Julia Sass Rubin is the Associate Dean of Academic Programs, Director of the Public Policy Program, and an Associate Professor. Dr. Rubin’s research interests include nonprofit and public organizations and processes and the intersection of education policy, community development and social justice. Dr. Rubin has advised a number of organizations, including the United States Small Business Administration; The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; the Appalachian Regional Commission; the Overseas Private Investment Corporation; and the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority.  Previously, she consulted for McKinsey & Company; worked in brand management for the Procter & Gamble and Eastman Kodak Companies; and taught strategic management and marketing at Assumption University in Bangkok, Thailand, as a Henry Luce Scholar.  Prior to joining the Bloustein School faculty, Dr. Rubin was a post-doctoral fellow at the Alfred A. Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University. Dr. Rubin earned her PhD and MA from Harvard University, an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, and an AB with honors from Harvard-Radcliffe College.

Abridged Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)

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  • Non-Profit Management
  • Advanced Qualitative Methods
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Education Policy, Community Development, and Social Justice

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Selected Publications

Areas of Expertise: Community Based Research, Education/Human Capital Investment, New Jersey Politics and Government, Political Institutions, Qualitative Research, Social Policy/Inequality and Disparities