Saied Toossi

CPR (PhD Graduate Student - Public Administration and International Affairs)


Saied Toossi

Contact Information

315-443-9054
mtoossia@syr.edu
Personal Home Page

Undergraduate Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mathematics and History 

Graduate Education

Northern Illinois University, MA Economics 

Research Interests

  • Social Policy, Food Insecurity, and Program Evaluation
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Biography

Saied is a doctoral student in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs and a research assistant at the Center for Policy Research, where he works with Professor Sarah Hamersma. He has a broad interest in social policy and inequality, particularly as they pertain to children's well-being. His current research focuses on children's nutritional intake, food preferences, and food security. Prior to enrolling in the Ph.D. program, Saied had engaged in political campaigning, issue advocacy, and mentoring at-risk adolescents.