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Richard Murdocco

Adjunct Professor

Masters of Arts, Public Policy, Stony Brook University
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science/Urban Studies, Fordham University

N-739, Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
Department of Political Science
4392 SUNY
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4392

P: (631) 560-1450
F: (631) 632-4116

Collection of Published Work and Media Appearances


Richard Murdocco is an award-winning columnist who writes on land use, real estate markets and development, and environmental policy. Murdocco's work often appears in major publications including  Newsday and the  New York Daily News.

His reported and op-ed analytical writing explores the policy processes behind land use decision making, the interplay between developmental efforts, economic growth, and environmental quality, and the forces that shape zoning policies on the local and regional levels. Aside from his policy work, Murdocco is a marketing and communications professional in the financial services industry.


Graduate Next Offered: Fall 2022
POL 530: Topics in Public Affairs - Storms and Seas: Coastal Land Policy & Planning POL 531: Topics in Public Affairs- Planning
POL 531: Topics in Public Affairs - Planning POL 596: Capstone Preparation Seminar
POL TBD: Communicating Public Policy in the Digital Age  
POL 538: The Politics of Local Economic Development