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Dan O’Brien

“We now have the opportunity to precisely understand patterns and processes, and what gives rise to those things that we all see and experience. And this knowledge directly informs how the policy maker might better serve the city.”..
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Antonio Vázquez Brust

Antonio Vázquez Brust is an Argentinean urban planner and information technologist who spent the first ten years of his professional career designing and maintaining large-scale computer systems. After completing his Master of Science in Urban Informatics in May 2017 with a perfect GPA of 4.0, he returned to Argentina to launch a new Data Lab at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella’s School of Government…
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Seattle is Northeastern’s West Coast campus for graduate studies and a city with strong ties to innovation. Seattle’s MPA is offered in a hybrid format.


Charlotte is home to one of Northeastern’s graduate campuses, and the city is at the center of global business. Charlotte’s MPA is offered in a hybrid format.


Boston, a city known as a global hub for higher learning and service, is home of Northeastern’s main campus. Boston’s MPA is offered in a hybrid or on-campus format that accommodates working professionals…
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Michael Dukakis

“The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs has been doing some of the best research anywhere on the key issues that face the Commonwealth and its communities.”..
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Jenna DeAngelo

“Through the variety of courses I took at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, I am better equipped to talk about policy issues.”..
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Vaishali Kushwaha

Vaishali Kushwaha, a PhD in Law and Public Policy student with a focus in urban sustainability, hopes to work on policy and governance frame books for Asian cities in an effort to make them more sustainable…
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Ben Hoffman

“For most of my life I have had to choose between a career that has meaning and one that pays the bills. This program represents an opportunity to find one that does both.”..
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