Photo by Jeff Watts.
Additional Positions at AU
Rob advises grad students in the School of Public Affairs, as well as SPA seniors seeking advice on grad school and law school.
He served for over two decades as a senior executive in advocacy and public policy with the United Nations and major NGOs in Geneva, Washington, and New York. His public policy expertise has been recognized by the National Academy of Sciences, serving on its Committee on Risk Perception & Risk Communications, as well by George Washington University, where he was a Shapiro Teaching Fellow.
Rob joined the Career Center in 2008 and brings extensive first-hand knowledge of key public policy areas, including federal government trends, national politics, digital advocacy, public health, energy & environment, children’s issues, poverty alleviation and social entrepreneurship.
He is AU's Lead Advisor for Presidential Management Fellow candidates, and he received AU's Innovator of the Year award in 2013. He also is an adjunct professor at The Washington Center, teaching courses on public policy.
MA, Public Policy & Kiplinger Foundation Fellow
The Ohio State University
BSc, Communications, Syracuse University
BA, Political Science, Syracuse University
- Favorite Spot on Campus
- The wooden benches where you can sit and enjoy the garden near the amphitheater
- Book Currently Reading
- Warriors of God: Richard the Lionhart & Saladin in the Third Crusade, by James Reston Jr.
- Languages Spoken
- French, Spanish, Italian