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Core Program Faculty


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

Coordinator, Public Management Certificate Program

Specializes in trade policy, industrial recruitment policy, and regionalization.
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Michael D. Goodman (Ph.D. Sociology, Boston University)
Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affiars
Co-editor, MassBenchmarks, the Journal of the Massachusetts Economy

Specializes in economic development, housing and education policy.
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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.
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Chad McGuire (LL.M., Environmental Law, University of San Diego)
Professor & Department Chair
Coordinator, Environmental Policy Certificate Program

Specializes in environmental law, environmental policy, and decision-making.
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Mark Paige (Ph.D., J.D., University of Wisconsin Madison)
Associate Professor
Coordinator, Education Policy Certificate Program

Specializes in education policy and law.
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Ricardo Rosa (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison)
Associate Professor

Specializes in curriculum and instruction, language policies, literary and social studies.
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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.
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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.



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