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Recent Ph.D. Graduate Placements

Qian (Habi) Zhang (2023) Post-doctoral Visiting Fellow, James Madison Program, Princeton University 

Jorge Alberto Alatorre Flores (2022) Research Professor, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Erik Davis (2023 Candidate) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science, Peru State College, Omaha

Janel Jett (2022) NCEC Sloan Foundation Postdoctoral Research Scholar, New Carbon Economy Consortium, Harry S. Truman School of Government and Public Affairs, University of Missouri.  Beginning fall 2024, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon. 

Amber Lusvardi (2022)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Jasmine Jackson (2022)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Texas Christian University

Kuan-Sheng (Charles) Wu (2021)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice, University of South Alabama

Guillermo Caballero (2021)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Salisbury University

Mintao Nie (2020)
Assistant Professor, School of Political Science and Public Administration, China University of Political Science and Law

Bi Zhao (2020)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Gonzaga University (First placement, Whitworth University)

Elis Vllasi (2019)
Senior Research Associate and Lecturer, Center for National Security and Foreign Affairs, The Baker School, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Heather Cann (2018)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Franklin and Marshall College 

Chris Kulesza (2018)
Research Analyst, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice Univerity

Sara L. Wiest (2018)
Research Associate II, Fors Marsh

Summer Forrester (2017)
Assistant Professor, Carleton College

Fernando Tormos (2017)
Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Pittsburgh

Chelsea Kaufman (2017)
Assistant Professor, Wingate University 

Toby Lauterbach (2016)
Adjunct Professor at Ashford University, Grand Canyon University and University of Arizona Global Campus

Katie Anne Cahill (2016)
Associate Director, Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Director, Leadership & Governance Program, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Nusta Carranza Ko (2016)
Associate Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Baltimore

Paul J. Danyi (2016)
Instructor, Department of Political Science, Eastern Illinois University 

Amelia Andrews (2015)
Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University


Placements Prior to 2014

Aurora University in Illinois - Mark Petersen & Matt Dabros
Brescia University - Waheed Khan
California Polytechnic State University - Amelia Andrews
Center for Policy Alternatives - Kirsten Lindquist
East Carolina State University - Caroline Orth
Georgetown College - Kali Wright-Smith
Georgia Gwinnett College - Laura Young
Grand Valley State University - Laura Schneider
Hope College - Joel Toppen
Howard University - Thierno Thiam
Illinois State University - Julie Webber
International University of Sarajevo - Joseph Kaminski
Jackson State University, Mississippi - Hyung-Lae Park
Kentucky State University - Minerva Cruz
Lincoln University, New Zealand - Stefanie Rixecker
Lockheed Martin - Amy Zeitler
Loyola University - Young Soo Kim
Masaryk University - Zuzana Ringlerova
Mercyhurst College - Natasha Duncan
Miami Dade College - Melissa Buehler
Ministry of Human Resources, Government of Sri Lanka - Vagisha Gunasekara
North Central College, Illinois - Abigaile VanHorn
Northern Kentucky University - Jonathan McKenzie
Oakland University - Terri Towner
Ohio Wesleyan University - Ji Young Choi
San Diego State University - Cheryl O'Brien
Shanghai University - Min Tang
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Southern Nazarene University - Anthony Rodin
Southern Poverty Law Center - Heidi Beirich
Southwestern College - Jean Gabriel Jolivet
St. Anselm College - Erik Cleven
Texas Legislature - John McGeady
Trinity University - Katsuo Nishikawa
University of Connecticut - Evelyn Simien
University of Kansas, Lawrence - Maria Omelicheva
University of Louisville - Olga Avdeyava
University of Maryland, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism - Crystal Shelton
University of Michigan, Dearborn - Andrea Olive
University of Puerto Rico - Viviana Abreu
University of Toronto - Andrea Olive
Waikato University, New Zealand - Priya Kurian
West Chester University - Ashlie Delshad
Westfield State University - Heather Brown