Faculty

CPPA has a set of core faculty that are joint hires with other departments and teach that MPPA courses and electives, participate in the Center's research and outreach activities, and advise CPPA students. In addition to its core faculty, CPPA has faculty associates from across the UMass campus. Faculty associates are faculty who are affiliated with the Center, who teach policy-related class and/or are available for research and collaboration.

Ash | Badgett | Boutcher | Brandt | Bushouse | Folbre | Fountain | Fuentes-Bautista | Harper | Heim | Hird
McDermott | Mednicoff | Misra | Murray-Close | Pader | Perry-Jenkins | Robinson | Rose | Schweik
Vicarelli | Zacharias


Michael Ash, Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Economics
814 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-6329
mash @ econs.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Economics: University of California, Berkeley, 1999
labor; environmental justice & policy; healthcare workers; health disparities
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Lee Badgett, Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Economics
102 Gordon Hall
(413) 545-3162
lbadgett @ pubpol.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Economics: University of California, Berkeley, 1990
labor economics; employment discrimination; economics of sexual orientation; same-sex marriage
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Steven Boutcher, Assistant Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Sociology
702 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-3622
boutcher @ soc.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Sociology: University of California, Irvine, 2010
social movements; sociology of law; sociology of the professions; organizations and institutions
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Sylvia Brandt, Associate Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Resource Economics
221 Stockbridge Hall
(413) 545-5722
brandt @ resecon.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Economics: University of California, Berkeley, 2001
health economics; effects of environmental regulations on health
More... / Resource Economics Website


Brenda Bushouse, Associate Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Political Science
340 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-1453
bushouse @ polsci.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Public Policy: Indiana University, 1999
nonprofit organizations; child care policy; urban policy
More... / SBS Profile


Nancy Folbre, Professor
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Economics
836 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-1007
folbre @ econs.umass.edu
Ph.D.: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1979
feminist theory and political economy; care labor and other non-market work
More... / Personal Website


Jane Fountain, Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Political Science
406 Thompson Hall / 202 Gordon Hall
(413) 545-3283
fountain @ polsci.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Political Science and Organizational Behavior: Yale, 1990
institutions, global information, and communication technologies; governance
More... / Personal Website


Martha Fuentes-Bautista, Assistant Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Communication
308 Machmer Hall
(413) 545-3455
mfuentes @ comm.umass.edu
Ph.D.: University of Texas, Austin, 2007
telecommunication and community media policy; technology and inequality; global communications; social movements and new media technologies
More... / Communication Website


Krista Harper, Associate Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Anthropology
214 Machmer Hall
(413) 545-0661
kharper @ anthro.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Anthropology: University of California, Santa Cruz, 1999
post-socialist societies; environmentalism; social movements
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Carol Heim, Professor
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Economics
906 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-0854
cheim @ econs.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Economics: Yale University, 1982
urban growth, property development, and land use policy in U.S. cities; municipal fiscal policy
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John Hird, Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Political Science
314 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-6184
jhird @ pubpol.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Public Policy: University of California, Berkeley, 1988
policy expertise and advising; the use of information in policymaking; policy analysis; environmental policy
More... / Personal Website


Kathryn McDermott, Associate Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / School of Education
258 Hills South
(413) 545-3562
mcdermott @ educ.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Political Science: Yale University, 1997
state and federal education policy; Educational equity; Policy implementation
More... / Education Website


David Mednicoff, Assistant Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration/Middle Eastern Studies
120 Gordon Hall
(413) 545-3536
mednic @ legal.umass.edu
J.D., M.A., Ph.D. in Political Science: Harvard University
Middle Eastern politics, international and comparative law and politics, human rights and globalization theory
More... / Personal Website


Joya Misra, Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Sociology
W33E Machmer Hall
(413) 545-5969
misra @ soc.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Sociology: Emory University, 1994
social policy, gender/race/class inequality, welfare
More... / Personal Website


Marta Murray-Close, Assistant Professor
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Economics
1018 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-3412
martam @ soc.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Economics: University of Michigan, 2011
labor economics, work and family, economics of gender and sexual orientation, economic demography
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ELLEN PADER, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning
212 Arnold Hall
(413) 545-6620
pader@larp.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Anthropology: Cambridge University, 1981
cultural, social and political facets of housing policy and design; relation among nutrition, food security, mental and physical health and social participation
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Maureen Perry-Jenkins, Professor
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Sociology
608 Tobin Hall
(413) 545-0258
mpj @ psych.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies: Pennsylvania State University, 1988
work-family issues, FMLA, child care, family-friendly workplace initiatives
More... / Psychology Website


Dean E. Robinson, Associate Professor
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Political Science
214 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-0406
deanr @ polsci.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Political Science: Yale University, 1995
race and class disparities in health outcomes; comparative health policies
More... / Political Science Website


Frederic Rose, Lecturer
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Center for Public Policy and Administration
116 Gordon Hall
(413) 545-6574
frose @ pubpol.umass.edu
Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning: Cornell University, 1993

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Charles Schweik, Associate Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Environmental Conservation
217 Holdsworth Hall
(413) 545-1824
cschweik @ pubpol.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Public Policy: Indiana University, 1998; M.P.A.: Syracuse University, 1991
environmental policy and management, public information technology and digital government
More... / Personal Website


Marta Vicarelli, Assistant Professor
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Center for Public Policy and Administration / Economics
940 Thompson

mvicarelli @ econs.umass.edu
Ph.D.: Ph.D. in Sustainable Development: Columbia University, 2011
environmental economics, development economics, applied microeconomics and climatology
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LAWRENCE ZACHARIAS, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Isenberg School of Management
Isenberg 348
(413) 545-5683
lsz@isenberg.umass.edu
M. Phil.: Columbia University, 1974; J.D., Columbia University, 1973
Public policy and economic regulation; history of business, law and technology; organization theory; corporate governance; and history of business, culture and film
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Emeritus Faculty

CPPA's distinguished professors emeriti are an invaluable asset to the Center, bringing both experience and a wealth of resources to our students.


Eric Einhorn, Professor Emeritus
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Political Science
Thompson Hall
(413) 545-2438
einhorn @ polsci.umass.edu
Ph.D.: Harvard University
comparative politics and policy; Western Europe; Scandinavia
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Rud Platt, Professor Emeritus
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Geosciences
132 Morrill II
(413) 545-2499
platt @ geo.umass.edu
J.D. and Ph.D. in Geography: University of Chicago, 1972
land and water resource management, natural hazards and urban planning
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George Sulzner, Professor Emeritus
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Political Science
324 Arnold House
(413) 545-2761
sulzner @ polsci.umass.edu
Ph.D. in Political Science: University of Michigan, 1967
American politics, public personnel administration, Canadian politics
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Faculty Associates

CPPA attracts faculty from many departments across campus who are interested in contributing to its research and teaching activities.

DEPARTMENTS
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | L | N | P | R | S | T

A
Anthropology
Julie Hemment
Elizabeth Krause
Lynette Leidy Sievert


B
Biology
Peter Alpert

Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Philip Nasca


C
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Paul Shuldiner

Communication
Mari Castañeda
Paula Chakravarty
Leda Cooks
Jarice Hanson
Michael Morgan
Erica Scharrer

Community Health Studies
Michael Begay
David Buchanan
Dan Gerber

Computer Science
David Jensen


D
Donahue Institute
Lynn Griesemer


E
Economics
James Boyce
Gerald Epstein
Rus Janis
Fidan Kurtulus
Leonce Ndikumana
Lisa Saunders

Education Policy and Resource Administration
Andy Effrat
Preston Green
Kysa Nygreen
David Schimmel

Environmental Conservation
Guy Lanza


F
Food Sciences
Fergus Clydesdale


G
Geosciences
Eve Vogel


H
History
David Glassberg
Carl Nightingale


I
Isenberg School of Management
Robert Nakosteen
Lawrence Zacharias


J
Journalism
Barbara J. Roche


L
Labor Studies
Tom Juravich
Eve Weinbaum

Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning
John Ahern
Meir Gross
Elisabeth Hamin
Ellen Pader

Legal Studies
Stephen Arons
Jerry Levinksy
Janet Rifkin


N
Natural Resources Conservation
Curtice Griffin


P
Physics and Astronomy
Mike Kreisler

Political Science
Peter Haas
Ray LaRaja

Polymer Science
Richard Stein

Provost's Office
Bryan Harvey

Psychology
David Arnold
Kyle Cave
Linda Tropp


R
Resource Economics
Musaddak Alhabeeb
Geoffrey Allen
Julie Caswell
Barry Field
Sheila Mammen
Thomas Stevens


S
School of Education
Mary Boscardin

Sociology
Doug Anderton
Michelle Budig
Naomi Gerstel
Randall Stokes
Richard Tessler
Melissa Wooten
Robert Zussman

Spanish and Portuguese Languages
Juan Zamora

Sport Studies
Jay Gladden


T
The Environmental Institute
Rick Taupier




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