Faculty & Staff

Stephen P. Crosby, JD

Dean, McCormack Graduate School


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JD, Boston University
BA, Harvard College

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Stephen P. Crosby, the founding dean of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, has nearly 40 years of experience in policy making, entrepreneurship, and nonprofit leadership.

Mr. Crosby served as secretary of administration and finance to Governors Paul Cellucci and Jane M. Swift from 2000–2002. He was responsible for the development, legislative approval, and implementation of the governor’s $23 billion annual operating budget and a $2 to $3 billion capital budget. He supervised 22 agencies with 3,000 employees. In 2002, he served as chief of staff to Governor Swift.

Mr. Crosby has worked nearly full-time on nonprofit boards, serving as chair of the Boston History and Innovation Collaborative, the Center for Applied Special Technologies (CAST), vice chair of The Poverty Institute, and board member for the AIDS Responsibility Project, headquartered in Los Angeles.

Mr. Crosby is founder and publisher of CCI/Crosby Publishing in Boston. He has served as chairman and CEO of technology and publishing companies, including Interactive Radio Corp., Inc., SmartRoute Systems, Inc., Crosby Vandenburgh Group, and MetroGuide, Inc. In addition, Mr. Crosby’s career includes work as a campaign manager and senior advisor for local and national candidates and elected representatives.