Baruch College School of Public Affairs presents a series of events at the Fourth Annual Public Affairs Week.
At the first night of the Week, two panelists speak on "Keeping New York City Affordable": Susan Fainstein, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Design School; and Peter D. Salins, Professor of Political Science, SUNY at Stony Brook.
Susan Fainstein is a Professor of Planning in the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University. She has taught at Columbia and Rutgers. Her teaching and research focus on comparative urban public policy, planning theory, and urban redevelopment. She wrote The City Builders: Property, Politics, and Planning in London and New York, Restructuring the City; and Urban Political Movements. Her current work relates theories of justice to urban development. She received her AB from Harvard, AM from Boston University, and PhD from M.I.T.
Peter D. Salins, University Professor of Political Science, at Stony Brook University and Provost of the State University of New York System, 1997 to 2006, is a scholar in the field of urban policy and planning. He has authored or edited five books including: Assimilation, American Style, Scarcity by Design (with Gerard Mildner); and New York Unbound: The City and Politics of the Future. Dr. Salins holds a B. Arch. from Syracuse University, an M.R.P., and a Ph.D. in Metropolitan Studies.
The event begins with an introduction by David Birdsell, Dean of School of Public Affairs. Baruch College President Kathleen Waldron delivers the welcoming remarks. The event is moderated by John Goering, Professor, School of Public Affairs.
The event takes place on March 19, 2007 at the Baruch College Vertical Campus, 14th floor, with questions and answers at the end.