Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Faculty of the Department of Political Science, Public Policy Program


Barabas, Jason: Professor & Program Director. Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2000. Research & Teaching Interests: Public Policy; Health Care & Retirement; Public Opinion; Survey Research & Experiments; Methodology.

Huddy, Leonie: Professor. Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1988. Research & Teaching Interests: Political Attitudes; Groups and Politics; Socio-political Gerontology; Women and Politics; Survey Methodology.

Stephanie Kelton: Professor. Ph.D. New School for Social Research, New York, 2001. Research & Teaching Interests: Macroeconomic Policy; International Economics; Government Finance, Student Debt, Social Security, and Employment Policy.

Salins, Peter: University Professor. Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1969. Research & Teaching Interests: Higher Education Policy; Housing, Economic Development; Immigration; Urban and Regional Planning.

Leading Professors

Koppelman, Lee E., Emeritus, D.P.A., 1970, New York University: Comprehensive regional and urban planning; environmental policy; American federalism and intergovernmental relations; regional policy analysis; coastal zone planning.

Adjunct Professors

Withers, Harold, Former Suffolk County Deputy Director of Planning and Commissioner of Consumer Affairs. Ph.D., Fordham University. Teaching Interests: Public policy; Federalism.

Kovesdy, Allen, MBA, Long Island University, 1972. Long Island Regional Planning Council; Former Director of Management and Research, Suffolk County Executive’s Office. Teaching Interests: Budgeting; Public Finance.

Aginian, Anita, J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 1987. Supervising Attorney, Feldman, Kramer and Monaco. Teaching Interests: Administrative Law.