• Mimi Abramovitz

    Mimi Abramovitz

      • Bertha Capen Reynolds, Professor of Social Policy, Silberman School of Social Work and Consortial Faculty, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Kafui Attoh

    Kafui Attoh

      • Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Juan Battle

    Juan Battle

      • Professor of Sociology, Public Health, and Urban Education and Consortial Faculty, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Deepak Bhargava

      • Distinguished Lecturer of Urban Studies
  • Stephen Brier

    Stephen Brier

      • Professor of Urban Education, CUNY Graduate School and Consortial Faculty, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Joshua Freeman

    Joshua Freeman

      • Distinguished Professor of History
  • Penny Lewis

    Penny Lewis

      • Associate Professor of Labor Studies, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Steve London

    Steven London

      • Associate Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College and Visiting Fellow, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Stephanie Luce

    Stephanie Luce

      • Chair and Professor of Labor Studies, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Ruth Milkman

    Ruth Milkman

      • Distinguished Professor of Sociology, joint appointment, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies and CUNY Graduate Center
  • John Mollenkopf

    John Mollenkopf

      • Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Consortial Faculty, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • Frances Fox Piven

      • Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center and Consortial Faculty, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
  • James Steele

    James Steele

      • Distinguished Lecturer, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies

Adjunct Faculty

Steven W. Attewell

teaches “Social Movements.”

Eugene T. Carroll

teaches “Public Workers in the U.S.”

Rebecca Gillman Crimmins

is an adjunct lecturer in the Urban and Community Studies program and is teaching the “Urban Populations and Communities” course in Spring 2019. She is an Assistant Vice President of Multifamily Finance at New York State Homes and Community Renewal. She holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and an M.S. in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute.

Brendan J. Cooper

earned his Ph.D. in U.S. history from the CUNY Graduate Center.  His research focuses on the 19th century political economy, and he is currently teaching “U.S. Labor History.”

Elena Conte

teaches “Community Organizing” and “Community Organization.”

Elizabeth Cora Eisenberg

leads the Capstone project in Urban Studies.

Maria Clotilde Figueroa

teaches “Research Methods.”

Robin Mary Gillespie

is currently teaching “Transit Certificate Program Worker Health and Safety.”  Dr. Gillespie has worked as staff and consultant for labor unions on health and safety hazards and policies, with a focus in the past decade on transit workers.  She also does research on these issues for DOT-funded join labor-management projects, and is currently looking at toilet access for transit drivers.

Michael G. Johnson

teaches “Public Administration.”

Rebecca J. Lurie

conducts Independent Study.

Justin M. Laird, Ph.D., L.P.

has worked in corporate wellness, college health promotion, and academic medicine, and has served as a university administrator, professor, academic advisor and faculty-in-residence.  In addition to his work in higher education, Justin is a private practice psychotherapist.  His academic interests include mindfulness, cultural humility, leadership, and existentialism.  He teaches “The Politics of Health Care.”

Michael Patrick McCabe

teaches a Research Seminar in Health Policy.

Michael P. McNeil

is the Chief of Administration for Columbia Health, Columbia University and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health, where he teaches evaluation courses. At the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, Dr. McNeil specializes in teaching research methods as well as evaluation of health policy and urban health services.  His research interests span a broad range of topics in health. He has conducted studies on linking health promotion with student academic success, professional preparation regarding health promotion in higher education, and is current preparing manuscripts addressing topics including the spectrum of sexual infections, and a temporal exploration of alcohol use in college undergraduates. Additionally, Dr. McNeil is the author of dozens of practice-oriented articles and hundreds of presentations.

Andres F. Puerta

has worked in the labor movement for over two decades as an educator and organizer.  He has worked with unions in several industries including construction, television, radio and film and building services.  He participated in the first CUNY Union Semester, has a B.A in Political Science and an M.S in Labor Studies.  He has been a member of the Murphy/SLU faculty since 2008.   Andres directs the Labor Studies Field Work/Internship.

Arsenia Margaret Reilly-Collins

teaches “Issues in Labor Organizing.”

Gouri P. Sadhwani

is Executive Director of the Akanksha Fund, a public grant-making charity.  She has worked in social justice with a focus on human rights, education, labor rights for over 20 years. Prior to joining Akanksha she served as Deputy Executive Director at Amnesty International USA; Special Assistant to the President of the Service Employees International Union, Local 32BJ; Executive Director of the New York Civic Participation Project and; Executive Director of the Hague Appeal for Peace. She is currently President of the Board of the Friends of Watsessing Park Conservancy in Essex County, NJ. and an Adjunct Professor at CUNY.  She teaches at the graduate and undergraduate levels on nonprofits, labor and immigrant issues.  She has also taught at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.  She has a B.A from Montclair State University and an M.P.A. from New York University. She is currently teaching “Non-Profit Leadership” for SLU.

Claudia Shacter-deChabert

has worked in the labor movement since 1974, when she started working for the United Farmworkers Union as a Boycott Organizer. She also worked for many years as a Labor Relations Specialist for New York State United Teachers in the Nassau Regional Office on Long Island.  Claudia has a Master’s degree in Labor and Policy Studies from Empire State College.  She is currently at Adjunct Instructor at SLU, teaching “Leadership and Administration.”

Anushay Said

teaches “Contemporary Urban Problems.”

Yunfei Song

obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Fordham University with a concentration on financial economics. He is currently a VP in market risk management at Bank of America. He has been teaching “Urban Public Finance” since Spring 2017.

Andrew Sparburg

is a retired MTA/Long Island RR manager, transportation historian, and author of the 2015 book From a Nickel to a Token, a history of New York mass transit between 1940 and 1968.  He teaches “The Development of Mass Transit in New York City: The Industry and its Workers.”

Michael R. Stack

teaches “Policy Analysis” and “Non-Profit Leadership.”

Alan Robinson Takeall

teaches “Classical Approaches in Urban Study.”

Margaret Tally

is Full Professor of Social and Public Policy at the School for Graduate Studies of the State University of New York, Empire State College. She is the author of Television Culture and Women’s Lives: Thirtysomething and the Contradictions of Gender (1995). She has also edited three book collections with Betty Kaklamanidou, HBO’s Girls: Questions of Gender, Politics, and Millennial Angst (2014), The Millennials on Film and Television: Essays on the Politics of Popular Culture (2014), and Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television (2016), and has authored several articles and book chapters in the area of gender and popular culture. Her most recent book is The Rise of the Anti-Heroine in TV’s Third Golden Age (2016).

She is leading the Capstone project in Urban Studies.

Denise Torres

teaches “Evaluation Health Care Policy.”