Faculty Profile

Distinguished Prof. David Himmelstein Quoted in Washington Post Article

UPP affiliated faculty member and Hunter College Distinguished Professor David Himmelstein was quoted in The Washington Post article, "How a fight over health care entangled Elizabeth Warren — and reshaped the Democratic presidential race," November 30, 2019.

By |2020-01-06T22:27:44-05:00November 30th, 2019|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Distinguished Prof. David Himmelstein Quoted in Washington Post Article

Prof. John Chin Co-Authors a Report on Illicit Massage Parlors in Los Angelos and NYC

Prof. John Chin and his colleague Prof. Lois Takahashi (USC) have published a report on "Illicit Massage Parlors in Los Angeles County and New York City: Stories from Women Workers". This report, intended for a policy and practitioner audience, examines the experiences of Chinese and Korean immigrant women working in illicit massage parlors. Often lost in media accounts [...]

By |2020-01-06T22:14:46-05:00November 10th, 2019|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. John Chin Co-Authors a Report on Illicit Massage Parlors in Los Angelos and NYC

UPP Prof. Edwin Melendez Receives Edward Blakely Award by POCIG

Congratulations to Professor Edwin Melendez for receiving the Edward Blakely Award, given by the Planners of Color Interest Group (POCIG) of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP). The award recognizes planning or related academics or professionals who have supported the cause of social justice for communities of color in their work.

By |2020-01-06T22:45:32-05:00November 8th, 2019|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Edwin Melendez Receives Edward Blakely Award by POCIG

Distinguished Professors Himmelstein and Woolhandler author “The Public Option Poision Pill” in The Nation

Distinguished Professors David Himmelstein and Steffie Woolhandler are the authors of "The Public Option Poison Pill", in The Nation, (October 21, 2019) on the issue of Medicare for All. Professors Himmelstein and Woolhandler, affiliated faculty members in our department, are cofounders of Physicians for a National Health Program.

By |2020-01-06T22:08:50-05:00October 21st, 2019|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Distinguished Professors Himmelstein and Woolhandler author “The Public Option Poision Pill” in The Nation

Prof. Nicholas Bloom Provided Background on NYCHA History in WNBC Podcast

Professor Nicholas Dagen Bloom provides background on NYCHA history on WNBC's new podcast, Question Authority, about problems at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). A video introduction to the series with Bloom is here: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Question-Authority-A-Deep-Dive-Into-NYCHA-Problems_New-York-563169282.html. Most of the interview, recorded last summer, can be found in Section 6 of the podcast: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/investigations/NYCHA-Question-Authority-podcast-episode-6-interview-gregory-russ-561139601.html

By |2020-01-06T22:05:29-05:00October 15th, 2019|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Nicholas Bloom Provided Background on NYCHA History in WNBC Podcast

Prof. Lilly Pollans’ Article Published in Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning

Assistant Professor Lily Baum Pollans' article, “Sustainability policy paradox: Coping with changing environmental priorities in municipal waste management” was recently published in the Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning.

By |2020-01-06T22:17:41-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Lilly Pollans’ Article Published in Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning