Jewell Jackson McCabe
Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Administration

With wide-ranging experience in both the public and private sectors, Jewell Jackson McCabe is a business woman who serves as a director on a variety of boards, is a Presidential, Gubernatorial and Mayoral appointee, a consultant to major corporations, cultural and civic institutions and is organizer founder of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women. In 1993 Ms. McCabe was one of four candidates on the “short list” for president of the NAACP becoming the first woman in 84 years under consideration for chief executive officer of America’s leading civil rights organization. She has been featured on news and general interest programs, including the Charlie Rose and the Today Show.

Ms. McCabe is a former corporate director of Reliance Group Holdings, a publicly held Fortune 500 holding company. She is currently president of the board of the Independent Filmmaker Project [IFP]. She served as a trustee on the board of Bard College and was the first Black trustee of the board of The Wharton School of Business, where she served for ten years, holds two Honorary Doctorates. Ms. McCabe was appointed by President Clinton to the United State Holocaust Memorial Council where she was a member of the Holocaust Council’s congressionally-mandated Committee on Conscience. Governor Mario M. Cuomo appointed Ms. McCabe to the New York State Council on Fiscal and Economic priorities. She was appointed Chair of the New York State Job Training Partnership Council the federal block grant to train the disadvantaged. Mayor Koch appointed Ms. McCabe to the New York City Commission on the Status Women, she was subsequently reappointed by both Mayors Dinkins and Giuliani. Her overriding objective as noted in an article in Fortune Magazine “Is to establish common ground for women-of-color between the public and private sectors.”

 

Semester Course
Spring 2014 UPADM-GP.219.001 Race, Class & Gender in American Cities

This course examines how different racial, ethnic, and class interests interact in urban planning and development processes. It focuses on political systems and private market arrangements that affect the allocation and distribution of resources. A comparative approach identifies the ways in which different political regimes have analyzed and planned for the needs of a variety of racial, ethnic, and class interests.


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Spring 2013 UPADM-GP.219.001 Race, Class & Gender in American Cities

This course examines how different racial, ethnic, and class interests interact in urban planning and development processes. It focuses on political systems and private market arrangements that affect the allocation and distribution of resources. A comparative approach identifies the ways in which different political regimes have analyzed and planned for the needs of a variety of racial, ethnic, and class interests.


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Spring 2012 UPADM-GP.0219.001 Race, Class & Gender in American Cities

This course examines how different racial, ethnic, and class interests interact in urban planning and development processes. It focuses on political systems and private market arrangements that affect the allocation and distribution of resources. A comparative approach identifies the ways in which different political regimes have analyzed and planned for the needs of a variety of racial, ethnic, and class interests.


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Spring 2011 UPADM-GP.0219.001 Race, Class & Gender in American Cities

This course examines how different racial, ethnic, and class interests interact in urban planning and development processes. It focuses on political systems and private market arrangements that affect the allocation and distribution of resources. A comparative approach identifies the ways in which different political regimes have analyzed and planned for the needs of a variety of racial, ethnic, and class interests.


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