Kathleen Wetzel Apltauer is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service. She also works as an Independent Research and Evaluation Consultant for domestic and international programs working at the intersection of poverty and health. Kathleen currently serves on the Executive Board of the New York Consortium of Evaluators (NYCE).
In addition to a faculty appointment at Wagner, Kathleen is an Adjunct Instructor at NYU College of Dentistry in connection with her research to analyze and synthesize current science on prevention of diarrhoea, malaria and pneumonia into simple, actionable messages using principles from both communication for behaviour change and behavioural economics theories.
After more than 20 years with an international NGO in diverse roles that included supply management and strategic communications and advocacy, Kathleen completed her Bachelor of Arts in political science and human rights at Columbia University’s School of General Studies and her Master of Public Administration at NYU Wagner, where she focused on international health policy and research methods.