(p. xi) Contributors
(p. xi) Contributors
Norman Adler is a consultant to several labor unions. He spent 32 years working in Albany in various capacities, including Assistant to the Assembly Speaker and as president of a leading government relations firm.
Allison Armour-Garb is Executive Director, Educator Effectiveness Policy and Programs, New York State Education Department.
Gerald Benjamin is Associate Vice President for Regional Engagement and Director of the Center for Research, Regional Engagement and Outreach (CRREO) and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Political Science at the State University of New York-New Paltz.
Bruce F. Berg is Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University.
Charles Brecher is Professor of Public and Health Administration at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Affairs.
Peter W. Brusoe is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at The American University.
Jack Buckley is Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics and Associate Professor of Applied Statistics at New York University.
Courtney Burke is the Commissioner of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities. At the time of chapter writing she was the Director, NYS Health Policy Research Center at The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
Paul A. DeCotis is Vice President of Power Markets at Long Island Power Authority and former Deputy Secretary for Energy in New York and Chair of the State Energy Planning Board.
Peter Derrick is a transit historian and Visiting Scholar at the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.
Jonathan Drapkin is the President and CEO of Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress.
Daniel L. Feldman is Associate Professor of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.
(p. xii) Sean Ferguson is a Ph.D. candidate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
James D. Folts is an Archives & Records Management Specialist IV and head of Reference Services at the New York State Archives.
Dall Forsythe is a Senior Fellow at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Affairs and former Director of the New York State Division of the Budget.
Kathryn Bryk Friedman is Director of Cross-Border and International Research and Research Associate Professor of Law and Policy at the State University of New York-Buffalo Regional Institute.
Thomas L. Gais is Director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
Peter Galie is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Canisius College.
Michael B. Gerrard is Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School, Columbia University.
Michael K. Gusmano is Associate Professor of health policy and management at New York Medical College and a Research Scholar at the Hastings Center.
Bruce N. Gyory retired as a lawyer lobbyist after almost three decades, is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at The University of Albany and a political and strategic consultant at Corning Place Communications.
Michael R. Hattery is Associate Director of the Program on Local and Intergovernmental Studies, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. University at Albany, SUNY.
Ron Hayduk is Professor of Political Science at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York.
Martin Horn is Distinguished Lecturer in the Department of Law & Police Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. He is the former Commissioner of New York City's Department of Correction and Department of Probation.
Cathy M. Johnson is Professor of Political Science at Williams College.
Ashley Koning is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at Rutgers University.
Eric Lane is the Interim Dean and Eric J. Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Public Service at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
Amy Lavine is senior staff attorney at Albany Law School's Government Law Center.
Joel Lefkowitz is Chair of the Department and Associate Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York-New Paltz.
(p. xiii) Donald Levy is Director of the Siena Research Institute at Siena College.
Michael J. Malbin is Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, State University of New York and Executive Director of The Campaign Finance Institute in Washington, DC.
Terrence A. Maxwell is Emeritus Associate Professor of Information Studies at the State University of New York-Albany.
Douglas Muzzio is professor of political science and the founder, former director and current chief pollster of Baruch Survey Research, at Baruch College's School of Public Affairs.
Robert Paaswell is Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering at the City College of New York.
Danielle Petretta is a Doctoral Candidate and NSF IGERT Fellow affiliated with the Center for Sustainable Urban Development at Columbia University.
Richard T. Pulice is Professor and Chair of the Social Work Department and Director of the Institute for Community, Research and Training, The College of Saint Rose.
Patricia E. Salkin is Associate Dean and Raymond & Ella Smith Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Government Law Center of Albany Law School.
Thomas Sanzillo is the President of TR Rose Associates, a financial and public policy consulting firm in New York State and formerly served as New York's First Deputy Comptroller.
Dennis C. Smith is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Affairs, New York University, and Professor in Residence, New York State Assembly Intern Program.
Henry Steck is Distinguished Service Professor and Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York-Cortland.
Frank J. Thompson is Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers-Newark and at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy in New Brunswick.
Robert B. Ward is the deputy director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
Joshua M. Wolf is an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department. The views here expressed are his own.
Claire H. Woods is a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice in the Environment and Natural Resources Division. The views expressed herein are those of Ms. Woods and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice. (p. xiv)