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Cynthia Anger, J.D.

Program Chair – Master of Public Administration

Contact info:
Phone: 203-596-4508
Office: Traurig Library – lower level
Email: [email protected]

Cynthia Anger, J.D.Academic Background

J. D. – New England School of Law, Boston, MA
M. P. A. – Public Administration, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
B. A. cum laude – Political Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Teaching Background

Attorney Anger is Post University’s Academic Program Manager for the Master of Public Administration program. Previously, she was an Associate Faculty member at Post University teaching Labor Law and the M.P.A program.

Professional Background

Attorney Anger serves as a State of Connecticut Superior Court Magistrate, in addition to her service as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority.  Attorney Anger has over 20 years’ experience as a full time municipal attorney, advising management in labor matters and matters of general municipal law.  She has appeared before the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts and has extensive litigation experience.  In addition to being a practicing attorney, she is a certified zoning enforcement official.

Teaching Philosophy

Attorney Anger views learning as a collaborative process, where learning is student-centered, life experience is valued and sharing is encouraged.  Consequently, she believes that the practical application of the course material is as important as is the theoretical; that learning is interactive, and that an instructor’s enthusiasm for teaching is as important as expert knowledge of the subject.

Personal Background

Attorney Anger lives with her husband, two children, and their Italian truffle dog, Fenway. She enjoys listening to live music, playing the piano and attending the theater.

Professional and community activities

Attorney Anger is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and America Society of Public Administrators.  She is a founding member and Vice President of the Farm Preservation Alliance and sits on the Board of Directors of the Woodbridge Land Trust.  She is a Justice of the Peace and actively involved in local politics.