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Baruch College Offers Expertise on Welfare and Public Policy
Thomas J. Main is a Professor at the School of Public Affairs and teaches courses in public affairs, public administration, politics and policy.
He is available to comment on the following topics:
— Welfare and social policy
— Urban politics
Prior to joining Baruch, Main worked at the Manhattan Institute and the Smith Richardson Foundation. He has also held editing positions at Academic Questions and the Public Interest.
Main’s work has appeared in several publications including the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Policy Review, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the New York Daily News.
Main received his B.A. in Disciplines of Humanities from the University of Chicago, his M.P.A in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University.