Stuart Shapiro Appointed Dean of Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Stuart Shapiro has been appointed Dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.
Dr. Stuart Shapiro, Professor of Public Policy, has been appointed Dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy by Rutgers–New Brunswick Chancellor Francine Conway. Since January 2022, Dean Shapiro had served as Interim Dean of the Bloustein School. Previously, he was the school’s Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of the Public Policy graduate program. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on public policy and is the founding director of the New Jersey State Policy Lab.
A scholar of U.S. regulatory policy, Dean Shapiro has written four books. His research has been published in leading academic journals on political science, public administration, and law. His commentary on U.S. public policy and politics is frequently quoted in the media. Dean Shapiro joined the Bloustein School in 2003 after several years as a budget analyst at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
“I am very pleased that my colleague of 20 years is now the Dean of the Bloustein School, the academic home of the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development. My colleagues and I look forward to collaborating with him in the coming years,” said Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Heldrich Center.