Michael Zisser
Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Administration

Michael H. Zisser, Ph.D, Executive Director, of University Settlement Society of New York, has been in his current position since 1988, and has successfully shepherded the Settlement through a period of tremendous growth and development. He is also Chief Executive Officer of The Door, and oversees all operations of both organizations, as well as the interface between the two. He serves on the Boards of the International Federation of Settlements and Community Centers, the United Neighborhood Houses of New York, and the NYC Human Services Council.  Previously, Dr. Zisser was the Chairperson and Associate Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Pratt Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.