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Kevin Ring ’92 B.A. (PSc)

was named vice president of criminal justice advocacy at Arnold Ventures, a Washington, D.C., organization that advocates for legal system reforms and equity in health care, education and tax policy. Previously, he was president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Natalie Teale ’13 B.A. (Geog)

is assistant professor in the Department of Geography at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her research focuses on physical geography, hydro-climatology and precipitation patterns at various scales.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Kristen Thorsness ’02 M.P.A.

has joined the Rochester, N.Y., office of the law firm Bond, Schoeneck & King as of counsel. Her work concentrates on athletics regulation, specifically gender equity and Title IX.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Roland Van Deusen ’67 B.A. (Soc)

had his article on reducing veteran suicides accepted by the research department of Syracuse University’s National Veteran Resource Center. The article was originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of Combat Stress magazine. Van Deusen runs a veteran support group in Clayton, N.Y., where he lives with his wife Nancy de Thomas Van Deusen '69 B.A. (Soc). He played a part in the successful effort to have the NFL test helmet add-ons, which helped reduce in-game concussions.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Federico Vincente ’14 B.A. (IR)

is a legal operation specialist at LUMA Energy ServCo, LLC, an electrical energy company based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Luma’s parent companies are Quanta Services, based in the United States, and ATCO, based in Canada.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Kathleen E. Walpole ’12 B.A. (Hist/PSt/PSc)

has accepted a role as the principal management analyst for the county manager's Office of Clark County, Nev.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Katie Wells ’08 M.A. (Geog)/ ’13 Ph.D. (Geog)

has co-authored the book “Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City,” with Declan Cullen ’13 Ph.D. (Geog) and Kafui Attoh ’08 M.A. (Geog)/’13 Ph.D. (Geog). The book is an analysis of the deep social divisions and urban politics that gave rise to the gig economy in the U.S. 

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Jonathan Wilson ’11 M.A. (Hist)/ ’15 Ph.D. (Hist)

recently accepted a position as an upper-school world history teacher at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, N.J.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Maxanne R. Witkin ’78 B.A. (PSc)

was appointed by the comptroller general of the United States to a five-year term as an administrative judge and member of the General Accountability Office’s Personnel Appeals Board, an independent adjudicatory authority that rules on employee relations, equal employment opportunity and labor relations issues.

December 13, 2023
Published in the Fall 2023 issue of the Maxwell Perspective

Derek Gutierrez ’21 B.A. (IR)

is utilizing his foreign language skills on contract with the U.S. Air Force as an airborne cryptologic language analyst. He’s tasked with analyzing messages obtained during flight and translating them to provide warnings and intelligence to assist in Air Force mission planning.

August 3, 2023

Mark N. V. Temnycky ’17 M.P.A./M.A. (IR)

was recognized at the International Sports Press Association Awards in the “Special Topic of the Year–Russian Invasion of Ukraine” category for writing an Atlantic Council article on how Ukrainian athletes are providing aid to the country during the Russian invasion.

August 1, 2023

Sangeun Yeo ’16 M.A. (IR)

has taken a job as an environmental, social and governance consultant at Deloitte. Yeo works as an assurance professional to help businesses incorporate sustainability objectives.

July 27, 2023

Alex Lynch ’16 B.A. (PSc/CCE)

has taken a job with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network Enforcement Support System’s software team in the firearms operations division.

July 25, 2023

Rachel Dunsmoor ’08 M.P.A.

was selected as a 2022 Bertelsmann Foundation Fellow, a six-month program that explores policy actions pertaining to an annually chosen topic. Dunsmoor, who works as a senior analyst at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, also contributed to the program’s February 2023 publication, "Emerging Ties: Essays on Transatlantic Engagement in the Developing World.”

July 20, 2023

Michael Scherger ’07 M.P.A.

is the new chief learning officer for the National Park Service. He is tasked with running the learning and development function of the agency.

July 18, 2023

Thomas Constable ’04 M.A. (PA)

announced on May 1, 2023, that he has retired from his role as acting assistant secretary of defense for manpower and reserve affairs after an extensive career in the U.S. Department of Defense.

July 13, 2023

Jonathan Schwabish ’02 M.A. (Econ)/ ’03 Ph.D. (Econ)

has published a book “Data Visualization in Excel: A Guide for Beginners, Intermediates, and Wonks” (A K Peters/CRC Press, 2023). Schwabish is the founder of PolicyViz, a data visualization and presentation skills firm.

July 11, 2023

Alyssa DeAndrade ’92 J.D./M.P.A.

was named the first female major of the Providence Police Department in Rhode Island in April 2023. She has worked at the department for 26 years, previously serving as a sergeant, lieutenant and the department’s second-ever female captain.

July 6, 2023

Timothy Doyle ’97 M.P.A.

has been appointed as the inaugural CEO of the Drupal Association, a free, open-source content management system with a global team of over a million developers.

July 5, 2023

Lelia DeAndrade ’90 M.A. (Soc)/ ’96 Ph.D. (Soc)

has been appointed the deputy secretary of state for equity and inclusion of Maine. She develops strategies to foster equity and inclusion across Maine’s Department of the Secretary of State.

July 4, 2023
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