Professor Michael Bell has been appointed to the Standing Committee on General Law of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), a division of the National Academies for the next three years (April 15, 2020 to April 14, 2023).
TRB provides leadership in transportation innovation and progress through research and information exchange. TRB published more than 200 publications annually and manages more than 300 research projects.
Professor Bell previously served as a Committee Member on the predecessor to this Committee, the national Standing Committee for Transportation Law, Term: March 2018 - April 2020).
He noted, “I am thrilled to serve on such an important national committee of this 100 year old organization. The TRB does such important work, which crosses across a number of policy and interdisciplinary areas. I am looking forward to the contributions I can make to the TRB and this Committee, and helping to make connections for NJCU in areas that complement our programs throughout the University."
Professor Bell, an NJCU School of Business Faculty member since September 2016, is a graduate of Tulane University Law School, where he is a co-founder of that school's nationally recognized Corporate Law Boot Camp Program, and continues to serve Tulane Law as an Intersession Faculty Member for that program. Among Professor Bell's current service contributions to the University include the university-wide General Education Curriculum Committee (member).