Recent Ph.D. Placements

2018

Brian Amos
Chair: Daniel Smith
Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of North Florida

Anna Mwaba
Chair: Bryon Moraski
Lecturer and McPherson/Eveillard Postdoctoral Fellow in Government, Smith College

Sebastián Sclofsky
Chair: Philip Williams
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice, California State University, Stanislaus

2017

Ba, Oumar
Chair: Aida Hozic
Assistant Professor, Morehouse College

Benabdallah, Lina
Chair: Badredine Arfi
Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University

Forshee, Jennifer
Chair: Les Thiele
Assistant Professor, Santa Fe College

Lee, Keith
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Assistant Professor, Georgia College

Yon, Richard
Chair: Beth Rosenson
Assistant Professor, US Military Academy (West Point)

Ziogas, Ioannis
Chair: Laura Sjoberg
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi

2016

Baron, Kevin
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Civic Engagement Coordinator & Lecturer, Bob Graham Center University of Florida

Bodian, Mamadou
Chair: Leonardo Villalon
‎Research Associate, ‎Sahel Research Group

Boylan, Jennifer
Chair: Michael Bernhard
Managing Editor, Perspectives on Politics

Campbell, Donald
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Assistant Professor, Middle Tennessee State University

Feinstein, Scott
Chair: Michael Bernhard
Assistant Professor, Iowa State University

Flemming, Audrey
Chair: Leslie Anderson
Assistant Professor, Austin College

Fridkin, Dustin
Chair: Daniel Smith
Assistant Professor, Santa Fe College

Funk, Kevin
Chair: Ido Oren
Assistant Professor, Spring Hill College

Lichty, Steven
Chair: Leonardo Villalon
Design, Evaluation, & Research Expert, Institute for Development Impact

Merivaki, Lia
Chair: Daniel Smith
Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University

Oztas, Buket
Chair: Michael Bernhard
Assistant Professor, Furman University

Sellers, Mitchell
Chair: Daniel Smith
Visiting Assistant Professor, Colorado State University

Tanrioven, Nail
Chair: Ido Oren
Erciyes University, Turkey

Tarrant, Seaton
Chair: Les Thiele
Assistant Professor, The Oregon Extension

2015

Adejumo, Vincent
Chair: David Hedge
Lecturer, African American Studies, University of Florida

Bracewell, Lorna
Chair: Daniel O’Neill
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Kearney

Caraccioli, Mauro
Chair: Les Thiele
Assistant Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Forster, Diana
Chair: Daniel Smith
Survey Analyst, Hanover Research, Washington, D.C.

Knowlton, Nicholas
Chair: Leonardo Villalon
US Department of Homeland Security

Marianetti, Jadon
Chair: Laura Sjoberg
US Department of Education

Samnotra, Manu
Chair: Daniel O’Neill
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida

Silber, Marissa
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Lecturer, Samford University

Stringer, Amy
Chair: Michael Martinez
Research Analyst, Step Up for Students

Whooley, Jonathan
Chair: Laura Sjoberg
Lecturer, San Francisco State University

Yon, Rachel
Chair: Sharon Austin
Assistant Professor, US Military Academy (West Point)

2014

Bilinski, Adam
Chair: Michael Bernhard
Instructor, Pittsburg State University

Galinanes, Ramon
Chair: Philip Williams
Bonner Scholars Program Coordinator, Wofford College

Hicks, William
Chair: Daniel Smith
Assistant Professor, Appalachia State University

Huder, Joshua
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Senior Fellow, Georgetown University

Jung, Dong Joon
Chair: Michael Bernhard
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Peace and Unification Studies, Seoul National University

Kaya, Ruchan
Chair: Michael Bernhard
Director of Strategy and Policy, Hazar Strategy Institute

Olivieri, Victor
Chair: Michael Bernhard
City Commissioner, San Fransisco; Director, VetsinTech

Vellinga, Tristan
Chair: Amie Kreppel
Data Scientist, Workiva; Lecturer, Iowa State University

Weghorst, Keith
Chair: Stephan Lindberg
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Vanderbilt University

2013

Gokkir, Betul
Chair: Badredine Arfi
Assistant Professor, Melikşah Üniversitesi, Turkey

Ilieva, Evgenia
Chair: Les Thiele
Assistant Professor, Ithaca College

Jones, Cara
Chair: Benjamin Smith
Assistant Professor, Mary Baldwin College

Rippere Cossette, Paulina
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Assistant Professor, Washington College

Levy Odera
Chair: Staffan Lindberg
Assistant Professor, Minerva Schools at KGI

Tecklenburg, Henry Chris
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Assistant Professor, Austin Peay State University

Wainscott, Ann Marie
Chair: Leonardo Villalon
American Academy of Religion Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace

Wei, Chi-Hung
Chair: Hozic, Aida
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Princeton University

2012

Bardsley, Lance
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Associate Professor, University of North Georgia

Giurcanu, Magda
Chair: Amie Kreppel
Teaching Assistant Professor, East Carolina University

Hamill, Jeffrey
Chair: Bryon Moraski
Adjunct Professor, Bryant University

Schmeisser, Hans
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Assistant Professor, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Whitman-Cobb, Wendy
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Assistant Professor, Cameron University

2011

Kiggins, Ryan
Chair: Ido Oren
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Central Oklahoma

Leinweber, Ashley
Chair: Leonardo Villalon
Associate Professor & Interim Director of the Master of Global Studies Program, Missouri State

Martin, Kimberly
Chair: David Hedge
Instructor of Political Science, Georgia Southern University, Armstrong

Peet, Jessica
Chair: Laura Sjoberg & J. Samuel Barkin
Visiting Assistant Professor, Bucknell University

Ragusa, Jordan
Chair: Lawrence C. Dodd
Associate Professor, College of Charleston

Spina, Steven
Chair: Sharon Austin
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida