Here at NYU Wagner, our faculty include:
- Mitchell Moss, Henry Hart Rice Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, teaches and does research on urban planning and politics, with special emphasis on economic development, telecommunications, and the governance of New York City. He recently authored the report, “How New York City Won the Olympics” His areas of expertise include: Cities, Urban Planning, Transportation.
- Will Carlin is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Project Management and Communications at NYU Wagner and co-Managing Partner of VShift, an interactive marketing firm. Before entering Columbia Business School, Will was a world-ranked squash player on the men’s professional touring circuit (where he achieved the highest world ranking ever by an American man), won the U.S. National Championship in squash and was the United States’ #1 ranked player in 1990 and 1995. He served on the Executive Committees and Boards of Directors of both the US Squash Association and the US Olympic Committee. He also served on the Athlete’s Advisory Council on the Olympic Committee for two terms. His areas of expertise include Leadership, Project Management, Web Design and Sport Management.
- Heleen Mees is Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Administration at NYU Wagner. Mees is a contributing editor to Foreign Policy and she has a weekly column in theFinancieele Dagblad. Her work has also been published in The Financial Times, The New York Times and Le Monde. Her areas of expertise include: Economics, Finance, Immigration, Race, Class and Diversity.
- Rae Zimmerman is Professor of Planning and Public Administration at NYU Wagner and since 1998, Director of the Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems (ICIS). Her teaching and research encompasses environmental quality, environmental health risk management, and urban infrastructure in the context of the quality of life in cities. Some specific areas of focus of her research include social and environmental performance measures for the resiliency of urban infrastructure services in the face of extreme events of both natural and human origins. Her work on these and other topics covers security and global climate change; the ability of institutions to cope with these stresses. Her research also has addressed risk communication in the context of unanticipated events. Her areas of expertise include: Emergency Management, Urban Planning, Environment, Race, Class & Diversity, Housing, Inequality, Infrastructure, Sustainability, and Transportation.
This week, NYU Wagner Visting Professor Beth Noveck will be giving her first TEDTalk at TEDGlobal 2012.
Her talk will be during Session 9: The Upside of Transparency, Thursday, June 28, 2012, 2:15pm-4:00pm (Edinburgh, BST/GMT+1).
Visiting Professor Beth Simone Noveck served in the White House as the first United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer and founder and director of the White House Open Government Initiative (2009-2011). To learn more about Prof. Noveck, check out her faculty bio, publications and projects here. To see the full TEDGlobal 2012 schedule and list of speakers, click here.
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igotonyu:CNN recently published a profile on Jonathan Safran Foer. If you didn’t already know, he teaches Creative Writing at NYU and maybe you’ve heard of some of his books, Everything Is Illuminated or Eating Animals or maybe you’ve seen the Oscar nominated movie adapted from his book, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.
Last touches for the Faculty/Student reception. See you tonight, Wagnerds! We’ll be in the Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue in the Puck Building starting 5PM!