Noel Scott Anderson

Clinical Professor/Director of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Noel Scott Anderson

Phone: 212-998-5176
Office Hours: By Appointment

Noel S. Anderson currently holds the positions of Clinical Professor of Educational Leadership and Director of the Educational Leadership Program at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.

For over 20 years, Noel has served in a variety of leadership positions. He has worked with large public school districts; charter school networks; private schools; national and international companies leading program and organizational development. Noel was recently National Senior Program Director (Chief Program Officer) for Year Up, Inc, a national workforce and education organization and was responsible for overseeing program development, innovation and quality for a growing network of over 15 cities across the country.

Prior to Year Up, Noel was a tenured associate professor and interim chairperson in the Department of Political Science at Brooklyn College. His academic research focuses on educational equity, college access and workforce and cross-sector collaborations in education. Much of his research integrates the capabilities approach (a theory developed by Amartya Sen, Nobel Prize winner in welfare economics) to education and equity.

Noel's blog on HuffPost "Tri-Sector Athletes in Education" looks at the role of leaders working cross-sector to impact education and communities in the U.S. and abroad.