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Affiliated Faculty

Master's in Public Administration

Affiliated Faculty

The MPA program draws a highly-credentialed network from leading institutions in public service. Our faculty, mentors, and advisors are affiliated with organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union, the New York Philharmonic, the Open Society Foundation, USAID, UN-Habitat and B Lab. In addition to bringing decades of experience in all aspects of public service, they possess rich academic accomplishments and hold degrees from universities like Oxford, Columbia, Yale, the Kennedy School at Harvard, and the London School of Economics.

Kevin Foster

Associate Professor, Department of Economics
R 5/103A
212 650-6201

Professor Foster conducts research in the areas of monetary and fiscal policy, financial management, and environmental entrepreneurship. He holds a Ph.D. from Yale University.

Arturo Garcia-Costas

Shepard Hall, room 1
212 650-5095

Professor Garcia-Costas works for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation as a strategic partnerships manager. Among his many responsibilities, he develops and implements educational/capacity-building activities related to environmental justice. He holds a J.D. from Stanford University. He teaches capstone for the Public Service Management program.

Jean Krasno

Lecturer, Department of Political Science
NAC 6/146D
212 650-5244

Professor Krasno is a lecturer in the Department of Political Science at CCNY. She also holds the position of Director, Multilateralism and International Organization Initiative at the Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies. She also organized and edited the papers of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. She has taught courses on the UN, peacekeeping, and international organization. She was Executive Director of the Academic Council on the United Nations System from 1998 to 2003 when the organization was housed at Yale. She holds a Ph.D. from the CUNY Graduate Center.