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Rhea Acuña

Rhea Acuña

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Carnegie Mellon University - Public Policy and Management

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, urban policy

Graham Ambrose

Graham Ambrose

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Minnesota - Science, Technology and Environmental Studies

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Governance and decision-making in the food system

Mariah Brennan

Mariah Brennan

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Connecticut - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Veteran affairs (education and health)

Austin McNeill Brown

Austin McNeill Brown

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Vermont - Social Work

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Recovery science, addiction recovery wellness, substance use disorders

Brandon Charles

Brandon Charles

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Chicago – Public Policy

315.443.3114

Ziqiao Chen

Ziqiao Chen

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Pittsburgh – Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Policy

Yoon-Jung Choi

Yoon-Jung Choi

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Indiana University - Public Financial Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Public Finance

Stephanie Coffey

Stephanie Coffey

Ph.D. Candidate, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.A., University of Maine
M.A., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

315.443.3114

Faculty Research Collaborators:

Amy Ellen Schwartz, Gary V. Engelhardt, Maria Zhu

Dissertation Title

Three Essays on Education and Childhood Health 

Areas of Expertise

Public economics, labor economics, economics of education 

Adam Cucchiara

Adam Cucchiara

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Duke University – Master of Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Veterans’ affairs, law enforcement and policing, national security

William Clay Fannin

William Clay Fannin

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Kentucky - Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social welfare programs, poverty policy

Giuseppe Germinario

Giuseppe Germinario

Ph.D. Candidate, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

B.S., George Mason University

315.443.3114

Faculty Research Collaborators:

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, Hugo Jales, Maria Zhu

Dissertation Title

“Essays on Health Economics and Applied Econometrics”

Areas of Expertise

Health economics, applied econometrics

 

Myriam Gregoire-Zawilski

Myriam Gregoire-Zawilski

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Universite de Montreal - Political Science

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and energy policy, energy transitions, green innovation

Joshua Grove

Joshua Grove

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

BA, Psychology, Hood College, 1998

MA, Religion and Biblical Theology, United Lutheran Seminary, 2000

MA, Sociology, University at Albany, 2008

315.443.3114

Hyojeong Kim

Hyojeong Kim

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Seoul National University - Public Administration; Rutgers University - Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, public finance

Sujung Crystal Lee

Sujung (Crystal) Lee

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

BS, Sociology, University of Minnesota,Twin Cities, 2017

315.443.3114

Shuyuan Li

Shuyuan Li

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Shandong University - Western economics

Areas of Expertise

Education economics

Mattie Mackenzie-Liu

Mattie Mackenzie-Liu

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Indiana University - Health Policy and Policy Analysis

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social welfare programs, poverty policy, family policy, public finance

Maeve Maloney

Maeve Maloney

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Pittsburgh - Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics, labor economics

Qasim Mehdi

Qasim Mehdi

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Syracuse University - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Climate change, hydrology and watershed management, environmental policy, collaborative governance

Nicholas Oesterling

Nicholas Oesterling

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Dayton - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Policy design, implementation and compliance, institutional analysis

Claire Pendergrast

Claire Pendergrast

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

MPH, University of Washington, Environmental Health, 2019

BA, Dartmouth College, Biology, 2015

315.443.3114

Lauryn Quick

Lauryn Quick

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Syracuse University - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social policy

Michael Quinn

Michael Quinn

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Georgetown University - Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Economics of education

Radine Rafols

Radine Rafols

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics - Economics of Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics, labor economics, development

Christopher Rick

Christopher Rick

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

City College of New York - Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban, transportation, housing, and community development policy

Samuel Saltmarsh

Samuel Saltmarsh

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

California State University, East Bay - Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics

Spencer Shanholtz

Spencer Shanholtz

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Virginia Tech - Urban and Regional Planning

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban, housing and education policy

Sarah Souders

Sarah Souders

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Master of Public Affairs

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Public finance and governance, political economy of education, social policy, education program evaluation

Yue Sun

Yue Sun

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

BA, Public Administration, East China University of Science & Technology, 2015

MA, Sociology, Zhejiang University, 2017

315.443.3114

Yao Wang

Yao Wang

Ph.D. Candidate, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

B.A., Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

315.443.3114

Faculty Research Collaborators:

Alexander Rothenberg, Devashish Mitra, Stuart Rosenthal

Dissertation Title

Three Essays on Economic Geography and Development Economics

Zhanhan Yu

Zhanhan Yu

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Duke University - Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Labor, urban, environmental economics

Xiaoyan Zhang

Xiaoyan Zhang

Ph.D. Student, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Syracuse University - Human Development and Family Science

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social Determinants

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

Health Outcomes

Bo Zheng

Bo Zheng

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Syracuse University - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Impact of technological advancement on social inequality

Dongmei Zuo

Dongmei Zuo

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Xi’an Jiaotong University - Management Science and Engineering

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Aging and health, health-based public policy, food and nutrition policy, social gerontology

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