Bloustein School alumnus and Senior Policy Fellow Brandon McKoy MCRP ’13 has been selected as the new president of The Fund for New Jersey. Since embarking on his professional career, McKoy has emerged as a leading policymaker and social justice advocate.
Former Associate Dean Dorothea Berkhout. They talk about the school’s namesake and reflect on President Bloustein’s innovative leadership, commitment to public service, his reorganization of the University and the path he paved for Rutgers’ current place in the Big Ten.
New Book by Michael Greenberg Examines Environmental and Social Justice Challenges near America’s Most Popular Heritage Attractions
Zoos, urban and national parks, and museums imply images of some of the most beautiful places and cultural treasures in the United States. This book, is about the people who live near them, the segregation they face, and resulting adverse health issues.
‘Open data’ refers to government data, and all data that is made publicly available with little to no restrictions for use, reuse, and distribution, to support transparency, innovation, and creative interactions, leading to insights-driven value creation.
Recently, automated enforcement has attracted new supporters who see traffic cameras as a way to reduce racial profiling and minimize violent encounters between police and the public.
Crystal D. Charley-Sibley, reproductive justice and civil rights activist and founder of Melanin and Motherhood Doula Services will discuss, “A Millennial’s Activism: Breaking Intergenerational Barriers While Dismantling Systemic Racism in NJ.”
VTC’s core strengths relate to transportation in the built environment and its work in transit-oriented development, pedestrian and bicycle mobility and safety, healthy community design, smart growth, and transportation and social equity.
With more than twenty years of professional experience, Dr. Cooner has worked in higher education, survey research, and management consulting.
The Research Council provides seed funding for faculty research to encourage scholarship tackling challenging disciplinary problems in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and creative arts.
A student of social justice, urban environmental policy, Jermaine Toney is an “accidental economist”
His research portfolio includes structural aspects of household finance, wealth disparities, health economics, how mental health issues affect investment decisions, and long-term effects of redlining.