Who We Are

Core Program Faculty

 

Nikolay Anguelov (Ph.D. Policy Studies, Clemson University)
Assistant Professor

Coordinator, Public Management Certificate Program

 

Specializes in trade policy, industrial recruitment policy, and regionalization.
Learn more about Professor Anguelov

Email: nanguelov@umassd.edu

Michael D. Goodman (Ph.D. Sociology, Boston University)
Professor & Executive Director, the Public Policy Center (PPC)
Co-editor, MassBenchmarks, the Journal of the Massachusetts Economy;

 

Specializes in economic development, housing and education policy.
Learn more about Professor Goodman
Email: mgoodman@umassd.edu

Devon Lynch (Ph.D. Economics, University of Colorado, Boulder)
Associate Professor, jointly appointed with the Department of Economics

 

Specializes in applied microeconomics with an emphasis in the field of public and labor economics.
Learn more about Professor Lynch
Email: dlynch@umassd.edu

Chad McGuire (LL.M., University of San Diego School of Law)
Associate Professor, Department Chair and Graduate Program Director
Coordinator, Environmental Policy Certificate Program

 

Specializes in environmental law, environmental policy, and decision-making.
Learn more about Professor McGuire
Email: cmcguire@umassd.edu
Updated Curriculum Vitae

Mark Paige (Ph.D., J.D., University of Wisconsin Madison)
Associate Professor
Coordinator, Education Policy Certificate Program

 

Specializes in education policy and law.
Learn more about Professor Paige
Email: mpaige@umassd.edu

 


Affiliated Faculty 

 

Ismael Ramirez-Soto (Ed.D., UMass Amherst, J.D. University of Puerto Rico)
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

 

Specializes in educational policy and the law, equity and educational finance, educational leadership, and K-20 administration.
Learn more about Professor Ramirez-Soto
Email: iramirezsoto@umassd.edu

Robert Golder (MPP, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)
Adjunct Faculty, Public Policy

 

Specializes in teaching introductory courses in public policy, environmental issues, sustainability, and public management.
Email: rgolder@umassd.edu

 

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