The multi-disciplinary expertise of both our full-time and part-time faculty extends beyond traditional foci to include related specialties such as urban public health, history, governance, design and media. This unique blend of knowledge informs work in both the classroom and on the ground in communities, neighborhoods and cities around the world. As an added benefit, our part-time faculty is made up of working professionals who are experts in their own right and are able to bring volumes of experience and capacity to the classes they teach.

Faculty Profile
Through his work at the Center for Community Planning & Development, Professor Tom Angotti promotes knowledge, applied research, and innovative practice in community planning & development. Read More

Faculty Profile
Department Chair Joseph Viteritti, who specializes in governance, public policy and education, was recently named Thomas Hunter Professor of Public Policy. Read More

Faculty Profile
Professor Peter Kwong’s commitment to human rights and social justice transcends his academic reputation – he is also a journalist, advocate and documentary filmmaker. Read More

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As a Fulbright Scholar based in Dublin, Professor Jill Gross sought to identify new definitions for urban citizenship in an age of increasingly intricate migration patterns. Read More

News Feed: Faculty

03.21.2016 | Hunter UPP makes a terrific showing at the 2016 Urban Affairs Association conference in San Diego
Professors John Chin, Sigmund Shipp, Jill Simone Gross, current MS Urban Policy and Leadership Student Caitlin Ho, and ABD Marry Rocco (University of Pennsylvania and...Read More

02.26.2016 | Prof. Lasner's Book and Exhibit on Affordable Housing Featured in Atlanta City Lab Article
Prof. Matthew Lasner's book and exhibit on affordable housing featured in "The Long, Complicated History of Affordable Housing in New York," written by Eillie Anzilotti,...Read More

02.01.2016 | Prof. Matthew Lasner's new book, "Affordable Housing in New York: The People, Places, and Policies That Transformed a City" is the subject of Slate Magazine Article
Prof. Matthew Lasner's new book, "Affordable Housing in New York:The People, Places, and Policies That Transformed a City", is the subject of Slate Magazine article,...Read More

06.09.2015 | UAP Chair Joseph P. Viteritti interviews with the New York Times
UAP Chair Joseph P. Viteritti interviews with the New York Times,"What Bill DeBlasio Can Learn From John Lindsay"....Read More

05.06.2015 | Prof. McCormick writes on manufacturing retention in NYC
Associate Professor Lynn McCormick, who teaches courses in economic development, employment policy and planning, and manufacturing retention, authored a chapter in the recently published Handbook...Read More

04.30.2015 | Prof. Shipp’s recent book receives Great Places Award from EDRA
Each year, the Environmental Design Research Association recognizes professional and scholarly excellence in environmental design. Award-winning projects reflect an interdisciplinary approach that is enduring, human-centered,...Read More

04.10.2015 | Prof. Gross elected Chair of Urban Affairs Association
The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals. Congratulations to Associate Professor Jill Gross, who...Read More

01.07.2015 | Director of Urban Affairs Professor Gross published in journal
UAP Professor and Director of the Urban Affairs program, Jill Simone Gross was recently published in Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning. Her work,...Read More

12.19.2014 | UAP Adjunct Prof. Ted Orosz Published for American Planning Association
Ted Orosz, an adjunct lecturer in the Hunter College Urban Planning program, in collaboration with Sean Di Luccio, a planning undergraduate student at the State University of New...Read More

12.03.2014 | Hunter UAP Professor Owen Gutfreund gives presentation for German research foundation workshop
In 2011, the International Research Training Group 1705 "The World in the City" was established under the auspices of the TU Berlin in conjunction with...Read More