Join the MCNY Community in congratulating Dr. Philip Dodd-Nufrio!
March 20, 2020 — Metropolitan College of New York School (MCNY) for Public Affairs and Administration professor, Dr. Philip Dodd-Nufrio has been chosen as a delegate by democratic presidential frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden for the June 2nd New Jersey primary Democratic National Convention. Nearly 400 candidates sought the 84 Biden district delegate slots.
Dr. Philip M. Nufrio is a Full Professor of Public Administration at the Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY).
For 31 years Dr. Nufrio has worked in higher education as a professor, leader, and mentor in the fields of Public and Business Administration. During his career, Dr. Nufrio has transformed the lives of thousands of students. Many of his students live and work in marginalized underserved communities. These students are community leaders and activists tackling great challenges facing our country such as helping homeless veterans reclaim their lives, helping those with drug and alcohol addictions, victims of domestic violence and, supporting small businesses and impoverished communities.
Dr. Nufrio is an international scholar in the field of public policy and administration and has been published in Public Administration Quarterly, The International Journal of Public Administration, and Public Administration and Management. He is also the author of two books; Applied Statistics for Public Policy and Organizational Culture Change: A Study of the National Government. He is a national leader in the development of Distance Learning education for the field of public administration. Since the late 1970’s he has presented at the Annual National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration and the Teaching Public Administration Conferences and, has co-presented (for the past ten years) with MCNY students and alumni at the National ASPA Conference. He has both organized and presented, with members of the U.S. Congress, on numerous Super Storm panels at the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2019 national ASPA conference.
Dr. Nufrio is the founder of Metropolitan College of New York’s chapter of the Pi Alpha Alpha honor society (Pi Alpha Alpha is the global honor society for Public Affairs and Administration). He also serves on the national Pi Alpha Alpha board for the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), the global accreditor of MPA programs. In 2014, he was selected as Outstanding Pi Alpha Alpha National Faculty Adviser of the year by NASPAA for his work in promoting and sustaining the scholarship of his students. In 2016, Dr. Nufrio was given the Crystal Award for Outstanding Service to higher education by Metropolitan College of New York, the college’s highest honor. In 2018, Nufrio was inducted into the Essex Catholic High School Foundation Hall of Fame for his life long work in serving higher education and the New Jersey/New York communities.
During his 33 years of college service, Dr. Nufrio has been a full-time faculty member at three major colleges and universities in business and public administration. He has held numerous leadership positions in the American Society of Public Administration. Before stepping into higher education, he worked for Kaiser Permanente Health Care and the U.S. Government as a management/policy analyst, including President Jimmy Carter’s Presidential Reorganization Project.
Dr. Nufrio has a B.A. from Rutgers University, an M.P.A. in Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Public Affairs and a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Rutgers University.
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