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  • Melanie Hart, Senior Vice President for Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice and Chief Diversity Officer

    Melanie Hart

    As Senior Vice President for Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice and Chief Diversity Officer, Melanie Hart focuses on elevating the strategies, values and practices of equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice across The New School. Melanie brings to this work a deep connection to the university and deep experience in social justice-based institutional management and change. Melanie is an alum of the university’s MA program in Public and Urban Policy at the Milano School, where she is presently completing her PhD. She received her JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and practiced law as a corporate and securities attorney before returning to public service in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors and with city agencies. Most recently, she served as the Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Development at the New York City Department of Small Business Services. Before that, she was the Executive Vice President of Community Programs and Development at the New York City Housing Authority.

  • Contact Us

    The Office is committed to collaboration and partnership to address and support the critical issues of equity, inclusion, and social justice throughout The New School community. For questions or more information contact eisj@newschool.edu.



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