Melanie Raoul
Adjunct Lecturer of Public Administration

Melanie Raoul is an Adjunct Lecturer of Public Administration at NYU Wagner and a Senior Manager at the OneWorld Digital Security Exchange (ODSE, or Odyssey). With over ten years of social justice and human rights advocacy experience, Melanie has carried out management roles at a broad range of non-profit organizations, inclusive of grassroots organizations, such as Greenpeace, and larger entities, such as Students for a Free Tibet. At ODSE, Melanie leads a group that develops and deploys community-specific technologies and educational content to enhance online security and Internet Freedom in places where online and mobile surveillance and censorship are extreme. She previously served as a Teaching Colleague at NYU Wagner for its Managing Public Service Organizations (MPSO) course.

Melanie earned a BA in Latin American Studies and International Relations at the University of British Columbia and La Universidad de Chile and a MA at NYU Wagner with a concentration in Management.

Semester Course
Spring 2014 PADM-GP.2110.001 Strategic Management

This is a required course for the management specialization.

This course examines management theory and practice through a framework involving strategic thinking and strategic planning. It covers a number of important management topics, including the context of strategy, leadership, managerial uses of structure and design, and performance. Case studies of managerial practice in the public and nonprofit sectors are used throughout the course.


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