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Rhea Acuña

Rhea Acuña

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

Carnegie Mellon University - Public Policy and Management

racuna@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, urban policy

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Graham Ambrose

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

M.S., Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota, 2018

grambros@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Governance and decision-making in the food system

Areas of Expertise

Collaborative governance, public management, leadership, nonprofit management

Samantha Cervantes

Mayra Samantha Cervantes

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.S., Applied Economics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 2022

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

mscervan@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Applied microeconomics with a focus on crime and transportation
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Brandon Charles

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Design and Governance

M.S., Public Policy, University of Chicago, 2021

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

bcharles@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and energy policy, utility regulation, energy transitions

Ziqiao Chen

Ziqiao Chen

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

University of Pittsburgh – Public Administration

315.443.3114

zchen64@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Policy

Adam Cucchiara

Adam Cucchiara

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

M.S., Master of Public Policy, Duke University 

ajcucchi@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Veterans’ affairs, law enforcement and policing, national security

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William Clay Fannin

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.P.P., Public Policy, University of Kentucky, 2020

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

wcfannin@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Social welfare programs, poverty policy

Myriam Gregoire-Zawilski

Myriam Gregoire-Zawilski

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.S., Political Science, Universite de Montreal, 2015

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

mgregoir@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and energy policy, energy transitions, green innovation

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Lyuan Han

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.P.A., Cornell University, 2023

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

lhan10@syr.edu

Ashraf Haque

Ashraf Haque

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Research Assistant, Maxwell X Lab

M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 2013

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

mdhaque@syr.edu

Abdela Hilo

Abdela Hilo

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

Graduate Research Associate, Maxwell African Scholars Union

M.P.A., Syracuse University

aahilo@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Social determinants of health, health inequality in developing countries, survey experiments

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Hyojeong Kim

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.A., Seoul National University

M.P.P., Rutgers University

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

hkim22@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, public finance

Areas of Expertise

Collaborative governance, public participation, conflict resolution, civil society, policy process

Joanne Kim

Joanne Kim

Ph.D Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

M.P.P., Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

jkim307@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Public management, collaborative governance, spatial inequality, poverty, economic and community development

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Dong Hoon Lee

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.A., Georgetown University, 2019

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

dlee98@syr.edu

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Mitch McFarlane

Ph.D Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.P.A., Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2021

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

mpmcfarl@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Anti-poverty programs, public health

Qasim Mehdi

Qasim Mehdi

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

Syracuse University - Public Administration

mmehdi@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

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

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Nicholas Oesterling

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Design and Governance

M.S., Public Administration, University of Dayton, 2020

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

naoester@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Policy design, implementation and compliance, institutional analysis

Areas of Expertise

Political participation, youth activism, Participatory Action Research

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Sarah Souders

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.S., Master of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

sasouder@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

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

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Juan Sebastián Uribe-Quintero

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Design and Governance

M.P.P., Universidad de los Andes, 2021

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

jsuribeq@syr.edu

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Francisco Villarroel

Ph.D Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.P.P., University of Chile, 2021

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

frvillar@syr.edu

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Shuping Wang

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Design and Governance

M.P.P., Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota, 2023

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

swang253@syr.edu

Anna Wiersma Strauss

Anna Wiersma Strauss

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

Graduate Research Associate, Aging Studies Institute

M.A., American University of Paris

aewiersm@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Social welfare programs, caregiving across the lifecourse, tax policy and politics

Halim Yoon

Halim Yoon

Ph.D Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Aging Studies Institute

M.P.A., Seoul National University

hayoon@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Social policies, work and retirement, health, caregiving, intergenerational transfers and life course, public finance

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Jingni Zhang

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.P.A., Cornell University, 2023

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

jzhan354@syr.edu

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Yuwei Zhang

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, East Asia Program

M.P.A., Brown University, 2022

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

yzhan702@syr.edu

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Bo Zheng

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

M.S., Public Administration, Syracuse University

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

bzheng05@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise

Impact of technological advancement on social inequality

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215 Eggers Hall