Julie Ann Racino is a Co-Founder of the National Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers on Families and Community Living in the US and member of the American Society for Public Administration, Budget and Finance Committee (about.me/julieannracino)

Currently, Julie Ann Racino is President and Principal of Community and Policy Studies and has served as Deputy Director of the Center on Human Policy's Research and Training Center on Community Integration and related projects at Syracuse University. She began her career in disability fields in adolescent development and court systems, and as founding member of the Center on World Community at Cornell University.

She is a lifetime member of diverse groups from the American Public Health Association, to the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities, World Institute on Disability National Advisory Boards, the International Association of Persons with Severe Disabilities, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and New York State Association of Community Residence Administrators.

She has an extensive academic and community managerial career, and has lectured in Law, Social Work, Public Administration, Public Policy, Inclusive Education, Public Health, Community Rehabilitation, Community Development and Housing, and Community Mental Health.
MAPA Public Administration and Disability, Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, 1985
BA, Cornell University, School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology and PreMedicine, 1975
Northwestern University, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology Doctoral, 1977
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Julie Ann Racino is a co-founder of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers on Families and Community Living in the US, National Board Member of World Institute on Disability projects, and a Founder of the Housing Committee of the International Association of Persons with Severe Handicaps.

Julie Ann Racino specializes in public administration and disability; she has in depth expertise in community services administration and long-term services and supports (LTSS) population groups. Leader in qualitative research and public policy studies in addition to community research studies.
Personal Interests
Julie Ann Racino has a lifelong commitment to research and science, inspired by the Rome Science Congress, and was a founding member of the Museum of Science and Technology (MOST), a top ten tourist destination in Syracuse, New York.

She was a member of the Save the Rome Polish Home Committee (in its 75th year as a community center), and has a lifelong interest in religions and disability, independent living and disability, family (and individual)support, environmental and life quality, and a commitment to better society for all.