|Faculty and Staff|
stated, the faculty is outstanding. I
am confident that they were as dedicated to my learning as I was."
-- Jennifer Shea, PhD
faculty in the Public Policy program is uncategorically outstanding. Without
their key help, advice, and encouragement all along the way, I never would
have completed my dissertation."
Public Policy faculty and their areas
Connie S. Chan
Billie Gastic (new faculty member in fall 2008):
Violence and Safety in Schools and Communities; Educational Policy; Latino Youth; Quantitative Research Methodologies
Michael P. Johnson
Robert D Moran
Erin O’Brien: Public Policy; Politics of Poverty and U.S. Social Welfare Policy; Stratification, Politics, and Policy; Political Behavior; Urban Politics and Policy; Research Methods and Epistemiology; Theoretical Approaches to Public Policy; American Politics
Private Pensions, Social Security, Retirement Income Security, Macroeconomics, Financial Markets, and International Finance
Public Policy staff
Our staff has a combined experience of over forty years serving graduate students at UMass Boston. Please do not hesitate to call on us for assistance of any sort.
Karen Means is our Departmental Administrative Assistant. In addition to serving the PhD Program in Public Policy, she provides clerical support to our sister programs in Public Affairs, International Relations (both MSPA degrees) and the Graduate Certificate Program in Women in Politics and Public Policy. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-287-6938.
Barbara Graceffa is our Assistant Director and holds an MSM degree in Leadership Development and Organizational Change and a BA in French and Spanish, both from Emmanuel College. Barbara is also a UMass Boston alumna-- with certificates in Human Resource Management and Integrated Marketing Communications. She can be reached at email@example.com or 617-287-6937.
Our offices are located in McCormack Hall on the third floor, rooms 425 and 426.
Do you want to change the face of public policy?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.