Doug Muzzio is a political scientist, sought-after analyst and on-air commentator on current city, state and national issues. He has taught courses in a wide variety of areas, including U.S. urban politics and government, leadership and strategy, campaigns and elections, and public opinion and public policy. Muzzio has extensive governmental and media experience. He is available to comment on:
— New York City and State politics and government
— Campaigns and elections at the national, state and local levels
— American public opinion
He has been the co-director of the Center for the Study of Innovation and Leadership in Government and the founder, former director and current member of the Baruch College Survey Research Unit, both at Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs.
He is a frequent contributor at professional conferences and has published on a broad range of subjects. Most recently, in 2010, he prepared two studies for the New York City Charter Revision Commission, testified before the commission and served on the Citizens Union task force studying the charter.
He is currently writing a book, Decent People Shouldn’t Live Here: The Reel American City on the presentation of the U.S. city in movies from their birth to the current day.
Dr. Muzzio received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Fordham University, an M.A. from New York University ICSPSR and University of Michigan and his Ph. D. from New York University.
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