Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Harold L. Wolman

Harold L Wolman

Professor of Political Science
MPA 615
Phone: 202-994-5713
Fax: 202-997-8913

Areas of Expertise

Urban politics, urban policy, politics of the policy process, economic development, comparative public policy.


Professor Wolman's teaching and research interests include issues of urban politics and policy. His current research examines urban policy processes at the national level. In addition to teaching Dr. Wolman is also Director of GW's Institute of Public Policy.


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1968



Professor Wolman's has recently authored or co-authored the following works: Urban Politics and Policy: A Comparative Approach (Basil Blackwell, 1992); Comparing Housing Systems: Housing Performance and Housing Policy in the U.S. and Britain (Oxford University Press, 1992). He has also recently co-editted the following works: Governance and Opportunity in Metropolitan Areas (National Academy Press, 1999); National Urban Policy and the President's National Urban Policy Report (Wayne State University Press, 1996); Theories of Urban Politics (Sage Publications, 1995). His articles have appeared in journals such as: Social Science Quarterly, Urban Studies, The Policy Process, Urban Affairs Review, Journal of Politics, Journal of Urban Affairs, Economic Development Quarterly, Public Administration, among others.

Office Hours

T 4:00pm-5:00pm