RCLA News

The Research Center for Leadership in Action explores and broadly shares new knowledge and ideas about public service leadership. Below are updates about our latest research and programs. We invite practitioners, researchers, scholars, students, and the public to participate in our full slate of convenings, inquiries, panels, dialogues, seminars, and other learning opportunities. Visit the calendar for a list of recent and upcoming events.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited NYU Wagner on July 21 at the invitation of the school’s Rudin Center for Transportation. He spoke about “Transportation, Social Mobility, and Cities” on a panel with David R. Jones, President and CEO of the Community Service Society of New York; Sarah M. Kaufman, Assistant Director for Technology Programming at the NYU Rudin Center; and Patrick Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology at NYU. The panel was moderated by NYU Rudin Center Director and Wagner Professor Mitchell L. Moss (pictured with

The US Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob J. Lew, led an intimate roundtable discussion at NYU Wagner about his recent announcement to feature a woman on the $10 bill. Students in attendance participated in a lively conversation with Secretary Lew on what qualities would best represent democracy in the design, and got a glimpse into the decision-making process. Secretary Lew's announcement has created stimulating public debate and has reinvigorated conversations surrounding historical figures who