The heart of NYU Wagner's programs is our faculty. Premier scholars in a variety of disciplines—economics, finance, sociology, political science, law, planning, healthcare, and more—our faculty members conceive new answers to ambitious social questions.
Faculty Research and Publications
The Presidency of Donald J. Trump: A First Historical Assessment
How to Abuse a Presidential Pardon
Does Skill Make Us Human? Migrant Workers in 21 st Century Qatar and Beyond
The Supply Elasticity of Municipal Debt: Evidence from Bank-Qualified Bonds
Dejian (Ken) Zeng Worked in an iPhone Factory in China to See How Workers Were Treated
NYU Wagner student Dejian (Ken) Zeng (MPA 2017) spent his summer working undercover at an iPhone factory. Now he vows to hold violators of human rights accountable and advocate for workers.
Capstone Projects 2018-2019
Since 1995, NYU Wagner has been matching graduate students with client organizations around the world through our renowned Capstone Program. In 2018-19, 64 teams conducted research and identified opportunities to tackle pressing social challenges, both for clients and as entrepreneurs.