Mar 01, 2013

RCLA Welcomes Visiting Fellow Laura Callanan

RCLA is thrilled to announce that Laura Callanan is joining the Center as a visiting fellow. 

She brings a wealth of cross-sector experience and expertise in social innovation, including working most recently for McKinsey & Company’s Social Sector Office, where she was the lead author of From Potential to Action: Bringing Social Impact Bonds to the US, the most comprehensive report on this new public-private approach to scaling social services. 

Previously, Laura has held roles as a consultant with The Synergos Institute and E-Line Ventures, an investment fund focused on video games with social impact; a senior adviser at the United Nations Development Program; executive director of The Prospect Hill Foundation, and associate director at The Rockefeller Foundation.

What's new at NYU Wagner?



  • WAGTalk: Daniel Smith, “Why Do Cities Go Bankrupt?”

    Professor Dan Smith discusses three of the biggest municipal bankruptcies in U.S. history: Detroit, Michigan; Jefferson County, Alabama; and Stockton, California.
  • WAGTalk: Ingrid Gould Ellen, “Preserving History or Hindering Progress”

    The preservation of historic neighborhoods has been the subject of controversy in New York City and in cities around the country. Professor Ingrid Ellen sheds light on this debate.
    Urban Planning
  • WAGTalk: Jonathan Morduch, “U.S. Financial Diaries”

    The U.S. Financial Diaries project tracked the financial behaviors of 250 low-income American households.
  • NYU Wagner's 75th Celebration

    On June 12, 2014, NYU Wagner celebrated 75 years of public service education.
  • WAGTalk: John Billings, “Improving Care for High Cost/ High Risk Patients”

    Professor John Billings presents research that aims to identify and improve care for high cost/high risk Medicaid patients.