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NYU Faculty Available for Interview About U.S. Presidential Campaign

July 9, 2012

The following New York University faculty members (listed below by subject of expertise) will be available for comment on news developments and issues that arise in connection with the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.

Reporters interested in speaking with any of these faculty members should contact the NYU Office of Public Affairs and press liaisons Robert Polner (212.998.2337/robert.polner@nyu.edu) or James Devitt (212.998-6808/james.devitt@nyu.edu). Also, the Public Affairs Office can be reached at 212.998.6840 (front desk).

Campaign Strategy:
• Mitchell Moss, Henry Hart Rice Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
• Robert Shrum, senior fellow, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Economy/Jobs:
• Viral V. Acharya, C.V. Starr Professor of Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
• Richard Sylla, professor of economics, and Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Income Inequality / Middle Class:
• Thomas Cooley, Paganelli-Bull Professor of Business and International Trade, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
• Shankar Prasad, Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Administration, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Wall Street / Finance Industry:
• Jennifer Arlen, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, School of Law, and director, Center for Law, Economics and Organization.

• Neil Barofsky, senior fellow, Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, School of
Law, and former TARP special inspector general.
• William L. Silber, Marcus Nadler Professorship in Finance and Economics, and director
of the L. Glucksman Institute for Research in Securities Markets, Leonard N. School of Business.
• Lawrence J. White, Robert Kavesh Professorship in Economics, Deputy Chair, Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Advertising and Voter Opinion:
• Patrick L. Egan, assistant professor of politics and public policy, Wilf Family Department of Politics.
• Joel Middleton, visiting assistant professor of applied statistics, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
• Mark Crispin Miller, professor of media, culture, and communication, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
• Richard H. Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, School of Law.

Education:
• Amy Ellen Schwartz, Professor of Public Policy, Education, and. Economics, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and director, NYU Institute for Education and Social Policy.

Election Law:
• Steven Brams, professor of politics, Wilf Family Department of Politics.
• Myrna Pérez, senior counsel, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice, School of Law.
• Michael Waldman, president, Brennan Center for Justice, School of Law.
• Wendy Weiser, director, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice, School of Law.

Environment:
• Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental and Land Use Law.

Federal Spending and Performance:
• David Kamin, assistant professor of law, School of Law.
• Paul C. Light, Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Foreign Policy:
• John Gershman, associate professor of public service, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (the politics of U.S. foreign involvement).

Health Care:
• Jan Blustein, professor of health policy and management.
• Anthony Kovner, professor of public and health management, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
• Christine Kovner, professor, College of Nursing.
• Sylvia Law, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law, Medicine and Psychiatry, School of Law, and Co-Director, Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program.
• Victor Rodwin, professor of health policy and management, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

Immigration:
• Adam Cox, professor of law, School of Law.
• Alina Das, assistant professor of clinical law, School of Law, and dorector, Immigrant Rights Clinic.
• Gara LaMarche, Senior Fellow, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
• Nancy Morawetz, professor of clinical law, School of Law, and co-director, Immigration Rights Clinic.

Poverty, Welfare, Teen Pregnancy:
• Robert Leibson Hawkins, McSilver Assistant Professor in Poverty Studies, and Assistant Professor of Social Work, Silver School of Social Work.
• Martin Guggenheim, Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law, School of Law.
• Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, professor of social work, Silver School of Social Work, and co-director, Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health.

Public Health:
• Dr. Lewis Goldfrank, chairperson and professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center.

Race:
• Charlton McIlwain, assistant professor of media, culture, and communication, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Supreme Court:
• Barry Friedman, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law, School of Law.
• Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, School of Law, and legal
director, Brennan Center for Justice.

Taxes:
• Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, School of Law.

• David Kamin, assistant professor of law, School of Law.

Terrorism:
• Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, School of Law.
• Sam Rascoff, associate professor of law, School of Law.

Transportation:
Rae Zimmerman, Professor of Planning and Public Administration, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and director, Institute of Civil Infrastructure Systems.

Violence, Youth & Mental Health Services:
• Gerald Landsberg, Professor of Social Work NYU Silver School of Social Work, and director, Institute Against Violence.


This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, College of Arts and Science, College of Nursing, Silver School of Social Work, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Robert Polner | (212) 998-2337

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