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.

Congratulations, Jayson Browder, a student in NYU Wagner’s Global EMPA program! He has been selected to participate in the GLOBSEC Young Leaders' Forum 2015 – one of 35 newly selected participants from a variety of backgrounds and from 29 countries. Over 300 applicants, aged 25 to 35, had applied from 61 countries.

“We took into consideration a number of criteria including leadership potential, interest and commitment to

Anthony M. Bertelli, NYU Wagner's Professor of the Politics of Public Policy and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, delivered the Jacob K. Javits Visiting Professorship Lecture on May 4 entitled "Who Are The Policy Workers & What Are They Doing: A Citizen's Perspective on Democratic Accountability in Modern Governance." Professor Bertelli's talk was co-sponsored by Wagner, the NYU Office of the Provost, and the Marian B. and Jacob K. Javits Foundation. It focused on the citizen's perspective, and avenues of recourse, when things go wrong in

The question of what to do about New York’s indictment-prone State Legisature took center stage at an all-day conference at NYU Wagner on April 30 entitled “Improving Albany: A Path to Greater Effectiveness.”

The forum's galaxy of participants — Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, former Lt. Governor Richard Ravitch, New Yorker writer Ken Auletta, and many others —