Cliff Frasier entered the Wagner doctoral program in 2011. His main research interests involve trust relations among uneasy coalition partners, and particularly how organizational dependencies shape individual-level coping. Prior to joining NYU Wagner,Cliff worked for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in issue campaign coordination and communications. During the 2009-2010 Healthcare Reform Campaign, he served as SEIU’s coordinator aligning national faith-based organizations to pass healthcare reform legislation. Cliff's past organizational experience encompasses religious, non-profit, for-profit, public health, and labor organizations. He holds a Master in Public Administration through the National Urban Fellowship’s program at Baruch College, as well as a Master of Divinity from Harvard University.