Kalikow School

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Meet the Executive Dean

Dr. Meena Bose
Executive Dean for Public Policy and Public Service Programs
Director of Hofstra’s Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency

MEENA BOSE is executive dean for public policy and public service programs at the Peter S. Kalikow School, and director of Hofstra’s Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency. A nationally recognized scholar on the American presidency, she frequently comments on presidential politics for media, including, most recently, Fox News Radio, CBS Radio, The New York Times Room for Debate online forum, and Newsday.

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Public Policy and Public Service (PPPS) Programs External Advisory Council

Thomas J. Basile

*Thomas J. Basile
Principal, Empire Solutions. National political commentator.

Walter Bishop

*Walter Bishop
Strategic Advisor for Federal Affairs for San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria.

Chuck Cutolo

Chuck Cutolo
Former Legislative Director, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin. Former Counsel to Nassau County Legislature Democrats. Former General Counsel for Governmental and Media Relations, Nassau Community College (retired).

Gov. Howard Dean, MD

**Gov. Howard Dean, MD
Former Senior Presidential Fellow, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency. Former Democratic National Committee chairman, U.S. presidential candidate, six-term governor of Vermont, and physician. Senior strategic adviser and independent consultant, government affairs, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP.

Athraja De Silva

*Athraja De Silva
Press and Media Assistant, United States Embassy, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Jerry N. Giovaniello

*Jerry N. Giovaniello
Vice President, National Association of Realtors (retired)

James L. Hallman

*James L. Hallman 
Assistant Commissioner of Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity & Inclusion, New York City Department of Transportation

Etana G. Jacobi

*Etana G. Jacobi
Program Assistant, Kettering Foundation. Director, National Issues Forum Institute.

Lawrence Levy

**Lawrence Levy
Hofstra University's Vice President for Economic Development and Professional Studies and Executive Dean of The National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University

Michael Lucivero

Michael Lucivero
Consultant

Steven Markowitz

Steven Markowitz
Co-Founder and Advisor, MultiStates Associates Inc.

Marina Pino

*Marina Pino
Law Clerk to the Honorable Gershwin A. Drain, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in Detroit

Edward J. Rollins

**Edward J. Rollins
Former Senior Presidential Fellow, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency. Political strategist and communication expert. Managed President Ronald Reagan's 1984 re-election campaign. Major managerial roles in nine other presidential campaigns. Served in the administrations of four U.S. presidents.

Samuel Rubenfeld

*Samuel Rubenfeld
Editor of the Kharon Brief

Jack Schnirman

Jack Schnirman
Nassau County Comptroller