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POSTPONED: C-PREE Bradford Seminar with Anthony Shorris, "Leading Change in Great Cities: A Conversation with Former New York City First Deputy Mayor"

Apr 6, 2020 12:15PM to 01:15PM
Wallace Hall
Room #300


Open to the Public, Registration Required
Anthony E. Shorris, MPA '79, John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs Visiting Professor
C-PREE and Princeton Environmental Institute
This event has been postponed until Fall 2020.


This lecture is part of the David Bradford Energy and Environmental Seminar Series, organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and Environment. The seminars highlight scholars and practitioners from various fields working on critical research related to science policy. We invite speakers to share new research they are working on, focusing on important policy-relevant issues. Since its inception in Fall 1999, this series has hosted many speakers who are influential in science & environmental policy. Attendance by Princeton students, faculty and staff is encouraged.

All seminars are open to the public on a limited basis with approved RSVP to ccrosby@princeton.edu

About the Speaker

Anthony E. Shorris, MPA '79, currently John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs Visiting Professor, most recently served as the First Deputy Mayor of New York City from 2014-18 where he was responsible for the day to day work of New York's 375,000 public employees and its $88 billion annual operating budget.  Prior to that, he was Vice Dean, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff of the New York University Langone Medical Center, including its hospitals and medical school.  Before serving at the Medical Center, Shorris was a member of the faculty of the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service and Director of its Rudin Center for Transportation Policy.  From 2003 to 2007, he taught at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs where he also directed the Policy Research Institute for the Region.  He held the Frederick H. Schultz Class of 1951 Professor of International Economic Policy chair at Princeton from 2003 to 2004.  Shorris has taught classes on homelessness, education economics, poverty and public policy, and crisis management during his time at the Woodrow Wilson School.

Shorris's work on education, infrastructure and financial management has been published by The New York Times, The Newark Star-Ledger, The Nation Magazine, and by The Century Foundation.  He has consulted widely with public and non-profit organizations and is currently serving as Senior Advisor with McKinsey & Company.