Director, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management
John Clinton received a B.A at University of Michigan; an MA at Northwestern University; and, a PhD at Fordham University). He has served as corporation senior consultant on social responsibility at MetLife; senior vice president of the NGO Lighthouse International; and as an administrator at NYU, Fordham University, and Hartwick College. He has been a consultant and adviser to foundations, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and higher education institutions, including the Ford and Robert Wood Johnson Foundations; the World Health Organization Global Program on AIDS; and the College Board and has taught at New York University, Long Island University, and Iona College.Clinton led the development of the new MS Program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management offered at Milano, and serves as its director. During service on the New School university faculty senate, he chaired its Academic Policy Committee, and was chair of the senate’s task force on sustainable and socially responsible design and construction. He also chaired the Milano faculty work group on sustainability, serves on the grantmaking board of the university Green Fund and on the New School Sustainability Advisory committee, and has served as faculty adviser to the student organizations Net Impact, Students for Animal Rights, and (currently) the Sustainability Club. He is the lead faculty for Milano in the Solar Decathlon--an international competition sponsored by the US Department of Energy to design and build a model house that is environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable, in which The New School is a finalist. He was vice chairman of the Contributions Advisory Group, a network of major corporate philanthropic programs and a member of the steering committee of the National Interprofessional Education and Training Network.
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