Group of graduates with Philip Nufrio

Philip Michael Nufrio

PhD Rutgers University
Full Time
Phone: ext 2435
Dr. Philip M. Nufrio, is a Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the MPA program at the Metropolitan College of New York. 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 late 70s 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 eight 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 and 2017 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. Since the chapter’s inception Phil has seen over 500 students admitted into this national honor society. He also serves on the national Pi Alpha Alpha board for NASPAA – the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, the global accreditor of MPA programs. In 2014 he was selected as Outstanding Pi Alpha Alpha Faculty Adviser of the year by NASPAA for his work in promoting and sustaining the scholarship of his students.

Nufrio was a full-time faculty member in three major colleges/universities in the field of business and public administration over a 30-year period. He has consulted with numerous profit and non-profit organizations in the areas of organizational change, strategic planning and post-disaster recovery. Dr. Nufrio has held leadership positions in the American Society of Public Administration. Prior to this he worked for Kaiser Permanente Health Care and the U.S. government as a management/policy analyst, including the Executive Office of the President of the United States.

Dr. Nufrio holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Rutgers University, and MPA from the Maxwell School, Syracuse University and a BA from Rutgers University. Dr.Nufrio holds the degree of Nidan Black Belt in the World Seido Karate organization.