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Study with leading experts in management, communications, international affairs, area studies, marketing, trade and international business drawn from the distinguished faculty of experts and practitioners at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, the Zicklin School of Business, and the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences.

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  • David S. Birdsell

    Marxe Dean and Professor, Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Effectiveness

    • Expertise in public communication, executive leadership development, and global higher education.
      President, NASPAA
      Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration
      PhD, University of Maryland
  • Carla Anne Robbins

    Program Director and Clinical Professor

    • Specializes in national security and global governance
    • Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
      Former Deputy Editorial Page Editor, New York Times
      Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, Wall Street Journal
      PhD, Political Science, UC Berkeley
  • Cristina Balboa

    Assistant Professor

    • Focuses on INGOs and global governance with extensive experience working in environmental nonprofits in Washington, DC and Ecuador
      PhD, Environmental Policy, Yale University
  • DEBORAH BALK

    Professor and Associate Director of the Cuny Institute for Demographic Research

    • Expertise in the integration of earth and social science data to address current policy issues in low and middle-income countries, particularly urbanization, migration, poverty, health, and climate change
    • Consulted/collaborated with the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and International Food Policy Research Institute, the Joint Research Center of the European Union and with many United Nations agencies
    • 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow for work on “Climate-Related Vulnerability in the 21st Century and the Roles of Urbanization and Migration”
    • PhD in Demography UC Berkeley, MPP University of Michigan
  • Sarah Bishop

    Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, and in the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

    • Research expertise in nationalism, migration and media
      PhD, Communication, University of Pittsburgh
  • Micheline Blum

    Distinguished Lecturer and Director of Baruch College Survey Research

    • Specializes in polling and survey research
      Directs the NY1-Baruch College Poll
      MA, Columbia University Teachers College
  • John Casey

    Associate Professor

    • Focuses on nonprofit management, NGOs, and INGOs
      Former consultant to European Union on public sector development in Eastern Europe
      PhD Political Science, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Hector Cordero-Guzman

    Professor

    • Research expertise in statistics and social science research methods; urban demographic, economic, and fiscal change; nonprofit management; race and ethnicity; and migration policy
      Served as professor of black and Hispanic studies at Baruch's Weissman School of Arts and Sciences
      Faculty member in the PhD Programs in Sociology and Urban Education at the CUNY Graduate Center
      PhD, University of Chicago
  • Els De Graauw

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, and in the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

    • Specializes in immigration and civil society organizations
      Co-founded Migration and Citizenship, APSA
      PhD, Political Science, UC Berkeley
  • Anna D'Souza

    Associate Professor

    • Research expertise in economic development, food security, conflict and instability, governance, and trade
      Former economist, US Department of Agriculture
      Former consultant to the World Bank
      PhD, Economics, UCLA
  • Stephanie R. Golob

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, and in the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

    • Research expertise in regional integration, NAFTA, politics, security and development in Latin America
      Major research interest is sovereignty under globalization, with a specialization in the Western Hemisphere
      Was a visiting scholar at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City and visiting researcher at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada
      PhD, MA, Political Science, Harvard University
  • Allison Hahn

    Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, and in the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

    • Specializes in communication and development
      Former Fulbright Fellow, Mongolia
      PhD, Communication, University of Pittsburgh
  • Frank Heiland

    Associate Professor

    • Research expertise in labor, health, demographic economics, and East-West German migration
      PhD, Economics State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • David Hoffman

    Associate Professor

    • Specializes in rhetorical theory, persuasion, history, and public advocacy
      Has published works on classical rhetorical theory, as well as rhetorical criticism of political figures, both historical and contemporary
      Has conducted seminars in leadership and the communication of emotion
      PhD, University of Iowa
  • Myung-Koo Kang

    Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, and in the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

    • Specializes in international and comparative political economy
      Has published works on financial crises and reforms
      Was affiliated to the Ministry of Finance of Japan as a visiting scholar
      PhD, MA, University of California, Berkeley
  • Tiffany Lewis

    Assistant Professor

    • Research interests include political rhetoric, advocacy, and social movements with a focus on the construction of place and gender
      Her publications have examined women's participation in the U.S. suffrage movement and entrance into political office in the early twentieth century
      Has taught courses on public speaking, argumentation and advocacy, and gender
      PhD, University of Maryland
  • Thomas J. Main

    Associate Professor

    • Research interests include welfare and social policy, urban politics, homelessness, and the American Constitution
      Has published articles in The Public Interest, Commentary, City Journal, The Journal of Public Affairs Quarterly, Perspectives on Political Science, and Review of Policy Research
      Currently writing a book on the history of homeless policy in New York City
      PhD, Princeton
  • Ideen Riahi

    Assistant Professor

    • Research interests include economic development and political economy
      PhD, Economics, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Michael Seltzer

    Distinguished Lecturer

    • Expertise in international nonprofits, politics, and development in Africa
      Former President, Philanthropy New York
      Program Officer, Ford Foundation
      BA, International Relations and African Studies, Syracuse University
  • Robert C. Smith

    Professor

    • Focuses on diaspora and migration research
      Has held Russell Sage and Guggenheim fellowships
      Chair of MASA, promoting educational achievement and civic engagement for New York's Mexican community
      PhD, Political Science, Columbia University
  • Martha Stark

    Distinguished lecturer

    • Expertise in budget and financial analysis; public nonprofit sector management; and program evaluation
      Former Commissioner, NYC Department of Finance, White House Fellow
      JD, New York University
  • Don Waisanen

    Associate Professor

    • Research interests include communication, leadership, media analysis, and political language
      Former communications strategist, domestic and transnational projects
      PhD, Communication, University of Southern California
  • Mitchell B. Wallerstein

    President, Baruch College of the City University of New York

    • Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration
      Elected member, Council on Foreign Relations and the International institute for Strategic Studies
      Was Dean and Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University
      PhD, MS, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology