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Reconciliation as a Key to Societal Healing
WAMC's Linda Norris Auditorium, 339 Central Avenue, Albany
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.


Conversation on Global Peace and Reconciliation
Rockefeller Institute, 411 State Street, Albany, NY
Friday, April 21, 2017
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De-Mystifying the 2017 Constitutional Convention Ballot Proposal
Academic II Recital Hall, Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY
Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Experts list

Rockefeller Institute experts in various subject-matter areas are available for news media interviews. They are listed below, first by topic and then by name. If you’d like to speak with one of them, contact Communications staff at 518-443-5744 or communications@rockinst.org.


Key experts list at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government
(By topic):

Disaster recovery


Former Institute Director Richard Nathan

Economic development


Senior Fellow David Szczerbacki

Education


Senior Fellow Joseph Burke, Institute Director Thomas Gais, Senior Fellow Kenneth Howey,
and Institute Fellow Jason Lane

Federalism


Institute Director Thomas Gais and Former Director Richard Nathan

Fiscal health/policies of states


Senior Fellow Donald Boyd and Senior Policy Analyst Lucy Dadayan

Government Reform


Institute Director Thomas Gais and Former Director Richard Nathan

Health care policy


Medicaid Studies Director Jim Fossett and Institute Fellow Erika Martin

Higher Education


Senior Fellow Joseph Burke and Institute Director Thomas Gais

Innovation


Senior Fellow David Szczerbacki

K-12 Education


Senior Fellow Kenneth Howey

New York State Activities


Institute Director Thomas Gais

Social service spending


Institute Director Thomas Gais, Senior Fellow Irene Lurie and Former Institute Director
Richard Nathan

Strategic management


Senior Fellow David Szczerbacki

Welfare reform


Institute Director Thomas Gais, Former Director Richard Nathan and Senior Fellow Irene Lurie


Key experts list at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government
(By name):

Donald Boyd – A senior fellow at the Institute, Boyd conducts research on and publishes on state and local fiscal issues.
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Joseph Burke – A senior fellow, Burke researches and publishes on higher education topics.
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Lucy Dadayan – Dadayan is a senior policy analyst who conducts research on and publishes on state and local government fiscal policy issues.
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James Fossett – A senior fellow, Fossett conducts research on Medicaid and health policy issues, including such bioethical issues as stem cell research and reproductive health.
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Thomas Gais – Director of the Institute, Gais conducts research on issues ranging from social welfare spending and reform to federalism to state fiscal capacity.
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Irene Lurie – A senior fellow, Lurie has conducted research and published on welfare policy and the implementation of welfare reforms.
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Richard Nathan – Former director of the Institute, Nathan has conducted research on domestic programs, public management and finance, and American Federalism.
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David Szczerbacki – A senior fellow at the Institute, Szczerbacki conducts research on higher education issues, local and regional economic development, strategic planning, and organization development.
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