Our Faculty

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

What Difference Does a Diagnosis Make? Evidence from Marginal Patients

Mattan Alalouf, Sarah Miller, Laura R. Wherry

Does High School Size Affect Rates of Risky Health Behaviors and Poor Mental Health Among Low-Income Teenagers? Evidence from New York City

Hong, Kai, Fatima, Syeda Sana, Glied, Sherry A., Stiefel, Leanna, and Schwartz, Amy Ellen

ESG and Healthcare's Leading Role in Saving Our Planet

Carla Sampson

Louisiana: A Dangerous Place for Black Women to Become Pregnant or Give Birth

Vanessa Lopez-Littleton, Carla Jackie Sampson

Faculty Videos

The Wagner Experience: Michael Weston-Murphy (MPA)

After serving as the campaign manager for the restoration of Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan, Michael Weston-Murphy (MPA) came to NYU Wagner to strengthen his management skill set. Weston-Murphy shares experiences as a NYU Wagner student.

Can Dying Cities Be Saved?

Professor Beth Weitzman evaluates the findings of a study on five distressed cities to determine if children's health and safety could be improved.