NYU Wagner Seminar - Fall 2018

All presentations take place from 12:30-2:00PM in the Rudin conference room (unless noted otherwise) on the 2nd floor of the Puck Building (295 Lafayette St.). A light lunch will be served.


September 13, 2018

Barry Rabe

J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy;

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor;

Professor of Environmental Policy; Professor of Political Science; Professor of the Environment;

Director, Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan


September 17, 2018*

Matthew Desmond

Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

*Note: will take place on a Monday from 12:30-2PM 

*Joint program with Urban Seminar


September 27, 2018

Robert Bifulco Jr.

Associate Dean, Chair and Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University


October 4, 2018

Justin Sydnor

Leslie P. Schultz Professor in Risk Management and Insurance

Wisconsin School of Business


October 11, 2018* 

Robert Collinson

Anubhav Gupta

Bryant Hopkins

Wagner Doctoral Students

*Note: will take place from 12-2pm*


October 25, 2018

Loren B. Landau

South African Research Chair: Mobility and the Politics of Difference

African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Visiting Scholar at Princeton University’s Institute for International and Regional Studies


October 29, 2018* 

Charles Branas

Anna Cheskis and Murray Charles Gelman Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University

*Note: will take place on a Monday from 12:30-2PM 

*Joint program with Urban Seminar


November 29, 2018

Craig Volden

Professor of Public Policy and Politics, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of the Center for Effective Lawmaking

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia