Dr. Suzanne J. Piotrowski is a Professor of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University–Newark and Director of the Transparency and Governance Center (TGC). Prof. Piotrowski researches freedom of information, transparency, and open government issues with a strong focus on connecting with communities of practice. In 2020, she became a co-principal investigator on a $2.3 million Smart and Connected Cities National Science Foundation Grant to make public services more equitable and efficient in the City of Newark, NJ. In 2022, MIT Press’ Information Policy Series published her coauthored project The Power of Partnership in Open Government? Multistakeholder Governance Reform and the Open Government Partnership.