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Jason Allen

Jason  Allen
 Major Jason Allen comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on strategic level policy and the use of economic

Nanae Amaki

Nanae  Amaki
Ms. Nanae Amaki joins the EMPA program with a passion for promoting the development of local industry, seeking to improve her analytical skills. She currently works in the Trade Reme

Chad Ames

Chad Ames
Mr. Chad Ames joins the Maxwell School for a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration.  He wishes to expand his knowledge of public administration and leadership in order to con

Vittoria Anna Buccina

Vittoria  Anna Buccina
Ms. Vittoria Buccina is seeking an EMPA degree in order to expand her knowledge of organizational structure and leadership skills. 

HERMAN ASBERRY III

Herman Asberry III
 Mr. Herman Asberry III comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on the management of nonprofit organiz

Harmony Ayers-Friedlander

Harmony Ayers-Friedlander
Ms. Harmony Ayers-Friedlander joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking to improve her skills in social welfare policy and health services management

Ayodele Balogun

Ayodele Balogun
Mr. Ayodele Balogun joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking to hone his skills in public administration.

Brian Benedict

Brian Benedict
Mr. Brian Benedict joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School in order to improve managerial skills in a healthcare environment.

Carol Boll

Carol Boll
Ms. Carol Boll comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a certificate of advanced study in public administration. She wishes to improve her understanding of the dynamics of management, leadership and policy making

Kimberly Brown

Kimberly Brown
Ms. Kimberly Brown joins the EMPA program hoping to continue her already extensive career at Syracuse University. She is currently the assistant director of Alumni Programs at Syracuse

Kari Burke 2

Kari Burke
Ms. Kari Burke joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking a greater understanding of public policy as it relates to technology.

Lisa Campagna

Lisa Campagna
Ms. Lisa Campagna continues her EMPA degree seeking to expand her knowledge of health care policy and service delivery.  

Melissa Cassidy

Melissa Cassidy
Ms. Melissa Cassidy joins the EMPA program to further her skills in nonprofit management and leadership.  She also has an interest in pursuing studies in conflict resolution and fiscal

Rahul Choudhari

Rahul Choudhari
 Mr. Rahul Choudhari  joins the EMPA program hoping to focus on policy formation that effects information communication and technology. He is the General Manager of marketing at Bharti Airt

Xenophondas Chronis

Xenophondas Chronis
Mr. Xenophondas Chronis  continues with the EMPA program at the Maxwell School in order to improve his understanding of state and local government analysis and management. Most recent

Jeffrey Cleland

Jeffrey Cleland
Mr. Jeffrey Cleland joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking to gain leadership skills in public administration in order to propel him into a greater scope of professional

Randy Curry

Randy Curry
Chaplain Randy Curry  comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on how policy affects programs and ministry for th

Trang Thi Thuy Dang

Trang Thi Thuy Dang
Mrs. Trang Thi Thuy Dang  joins the EMPA program hoping to gain a deeper understanding of public administration to apply to her job as a journalist. As Head of the Politics Division at

Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis
Mr. Joshua Davis joins the EMPA program seeking to expand his knowledge of education policy and organizational leadership.

David Dempsey 2

David Dempsey
Mr. David Dempsey owns his own insurance business in King Ferry, N.Y. He served for seven years as a county legislator in Cayuga County, N.Y., and for eight years as a representative on the Auburn City Council.

Brian Desvignes

Brian Desvignes
Mr. Brian Desvignes comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on developing skills in management and finance to

Marcel Dixon

Marcel Dixon
 Mr. Marcel Dixon comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on leadership of international businesses and NGOs.

Jennifer Dombroske

Jennifer Dombroske
Ms. Jennifer Dombroske is an EMPA candidate at the Maxwell School who looks to gain new skills in administration and public policy for service agencies, as well as strengthen her financial management knowledge.

Terrance Dougherty

Terrance Dougherty
Mr. Terrance Dougherty comes to the Maxwell School as an EMPA candidate seeking to increase his public sector skills and ability to support collaborative services among municipalities. 

Kristen Duggleby

Kristen Duggleby
Ms. Kristen Duggleby is pursuing an EMPA in order to expand her knowledge base in public administration and leadership.  She has interest in nonprofit management, volunteer management,

Alex Filippovsky

Alex Filippovsky
Mr. Alex Filippovsky joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking skills in performance measurement, effective governance strategies, and general public management and administration knowledge.

Gretchen Fitzgerald

Gretchen Fitzgerald
Ms. Gretchen Fitzgerald is pursuing an EMPA degree in order to expand her knowledge of leadership skills and nonprofit management. 

Daniella Fitzhugh

Daniella Fitzhugh
Daniella Fitzhugh comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing her EMPA, she wishes to focus on foreign policy and conflict res

Matthew Garvin

Matthew Garvin
Mr. Matthew Garvin comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on domestic government policy and its impacts on

Eteri Giligashvili

Eteri Giligashvili
Ms. Eteri Giligashvili joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School in order to improve her understanding of health policy management and international health.

Javier Fernandez Gonzalez

Javier Fernandez Gonzalez
Mr. Javier Fernandez Gonzalez joins the EMPA program seeking to improve his analytical abilities and develop an expertise in public management. He has a special focus in quan

Mahmut Guler

Mahmut Guler
Mr. Mahmut Guler joins the EMIR program seeking to better understand and gain valuable insight on the international policies that shape the world today. He is the Prime Ministry Expert at

Sang Woo Han
Mr. Sang Woo Han comes to the Maxwell School to pursue an EMPA with an interest in public administration and policy evaluation.  He would like to opportunity to reach out to international o

David Harris 2

David Harris
Mr. David Harris joins Maxwell with an interest in public and nonprofit management, policy analysis and financial management. He also wishes to study the impact of information technology on public administration.

Bulent Hayaloglu

Bulent Hayaloglu
Mr. Bulent Hayaloglu joins the EMPA program seeking to gain knowledge related to governance in the public sector and on analyzing public policy issues. He worked at Turkey’s Energy Mar

Michael Hernandez

Michael Hernandez
 Mr. Michael Hernandez comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on gaining greater knowledge of public p

Jonathan Herrle

Jonathan Herrle
Mr. Jonathan Herrle  joins the EMIR program with a passion for peddling ideas and causes that advance the human condition. Previously, he was a photographer, director, and producer for

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Richard Hill
Mr. Richard Hill joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School in order to improve his understanding of public administration.

Michelle Hurt

Michelle Hurt
Mrs. Michelle Hurt comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing her EMPA, she hopes to learn as much as she can about public policy and forei

Seokchae Hwang

Seokchae Hwang
Mr. Seokchae Hwang joins the EMPA program with an interest in efficient government spending. He has seven years of experience in the area of tax, policy coordination, and international f

Makedonka Trajkovska Ivanova

Makedonka Trajkovska Ivanova
Ms. Makedonka Trajkovska Ivanova joins the EMPA program with a focus in female leadership, empowerment and development. She hopes to create solutions to improve the gender e

Balamurugan Jayamangalam Mariappan

Balamurugan Jayamangalam Mariappan
Mr. Balamurugan Jayamangalam Mariappan comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration with an additional inte

Julie Johns

Julie Johns
Ms. Julie Johns comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing her EMPA, she wishes to learn as much as possible so she can gain insight into why

Todd Johns

Todd Johns
Mr. Todd Johns comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he seeks to improve his skills in human resource and financial management,

Hyunseok Jung

Hyunseok Jung
Mr. Hyunseok Jung joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School to improve his ability to manage fiscal resources. Most recently, he served as Deputy Director of the Railroad Industry team in the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Land, Transport, and Maritime Affairs.

Erin Kane

Erin Martin Kane
Ms. Erin Kane joins the EMPA program seeking to further her leadership skills and enhance her understanding of policymaking, specifically policies that benefit women and families. Sh

Tina Kapral

Tina  Kapral
Ms. Tina Kapral comes to the Maxwell School to pursue an EMPA degree with an interest in education, nonprofit management, program implementation, and public administration.

Sue Karlik

Sue  Karlik
Ms. Sue Karlik joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking to improve her understanding of public administration. 

Kevin Kenny

Kevin Kenny
Mr. Kevin Kenny comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on public-private partnerships. Prior to enrolling in

Devesh Kumar

Devesh Kumar
Mr. Devesh Kumar joins the EMPA program, looking forward to learning new analytical and quantitative tools as his career is shifting from policy implementation to policy formulation. He c

Umashankar Kushwaha

Umashankar Kushwaha
 Mr. Umashankar Kushwaha  joins the EMPA program seeking to obtain a high level of proficiency in public administration, as well as interact with students with different cultural backgr

Sanjay Lalasaheb Yadav

Sanjay Lalasaheb Yadav
Mr. Sanjay Lalasaheb Yadav joins the EMPA program seeking to develop a strategic approach to the management of public affairs and a scientific approach to policy making, public

Kimberly Langbart

Kimberly Langbart
Ms. Kimberly Langbart joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking to improve her understanding of public administration.

Sofia Lebanidze

Sofia Lebanidze
Ms. Sofia Lebanidze joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking to broaden her understanding of health policy and management.

Amy Lee Eells

Amy Lee Eells
Ms. Amy Lee Eells joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School in order to improve her understanding of human resource management. 

Keith Loren Aderhold
Chaplain Capt. Loren Aderhold comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to learn more about faith-based NGO/non-profit management. 

Michael Mapley

Michael  Mapley
Mr. Michael Mapley joins the EMPA program with 18 years of experience as a SUNY police officer.     He was a New York State Department of Criminal Justice Certified Police Instructor, le

Jeremy Marshall

Jeremy Marshall
Mr. Jeremy Marshall  joins the EMPA program hoping to develop skills that allow him to be an effective leader in local government. For over 16 years, he has served various government posi

Hiroko Masuda

Hiroko Masuda
Ms. Hiroko Masuda joins the EMPA program hoping to gain the skills necessary to better formulate and publicize policy related to industrial science and technology. She is part of the Ja

Michael Mattson

Michael Mattson
 Mr. Michael Mattson joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School in order to broaden his understanding of public and non-profit management. 

Matthew McReynolds

Matthew McReynolds
Mr. Matthew McReynolds joins Maxwell with a focus in Information Technology Policy within an EMPA degree while concurrently pursuing studies at the School of Information Studies.  Hi

Hee Min

Hee Min
Ms. Hee Min joins the EMPA program hoping to build organizational and policy leadership skills and knowledge. She started to work at Korea Customs Services in 2004, and has since then been ap

Kristina Moore

Kristina Moore
Ms. Kristina Moore comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing her EMPA, she wishes to focus on policy formation and finding efficiencies

Deidre Moskoff

Deidre Moskoff
Ms. Deidre Moskoff returns to pursue an EMPA after completion of her Humphrey Fellowship at Maxwell last year.  She continues her studies in leadership development, NGO management and ca

Geoffrey Mosley

Geoffrey  Mosley
Mr. Geoff Mosley comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on applying leadership concepts to better lea

Muthineni Ram Mohan Rao

Ram Mohan Rao Muthineni
 Mr. Muthineni Ram Mohan Rao comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration, seeking to broaden his outlook and deepen his knowle

Ashok Kumar Nakra

Ashok Kumar Nakra
Mr. Ashok Nakra joins the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration with a focus on policy implementation and development in order to more effe

Rose Ndong

Rose Ndong
 Ms. Rose Ndong joins the EMPA program hoping to one day develop productive and efficient organizations grounded in compassionate service. She wishes to focus on bureaucratic administration,

Yasmeen Neal

Yasmeen  Neal
Ms. Yasmeen Neal comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing her EMPA, she wishes to learn more about NGO/non-profit management. Prior to en

Erika Osae

Erika Osae
Ms. Erika Osae joins the EMPA program, hoping to use her Maxwell education to continue mentoring and growing organizations. She is currently a Development Practitioner and Managing Partner

Oscar Pascual

Oscar  Pascual
Mr. Oscar Pascual joins the EMPA program seeking to improve both his knowledge about economic policies and his leadership skills. He is an analyst for the Department of Supervision of M

Carrie Anne Prue

Carrie Anne Prue
Ms. Carrie Anne Prue joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School seeking to expand her knowledge of public administration. Most recently, she served as a Communications Manager for S

Gulab Chandra Rai

Gulab Chandra Rai
 Mr. Gulab Chandra Rai comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration, hoping to gain skills to manage various public administration i

Taapsi Ramchandani

Taapsi Ramchandani
Ms. Taapsi Ramchandani joins the EMPA program seeking to complement her doctoral research in applied anthropology from the Maxwell School. Previously, she was a features reporter wit

Rennie Rechel

Rennie Rechel
 Mrs. Rennie Rechel comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing her EMPA, she wishes to focus on policy, information and technology, and publ

Ryan Reeves

Ryan Reeves
Ms. Ryan Reeves comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration, seeking to become a stronger leader, manager and mentor, while developing pol

Christopher Richelderfer

Christopher Richelderfer
 Chris Richelderfer comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on health services management

Vikas Sheel

Vikas Sheel
Mr. Vikas Sheel joins the EMPA program, hoping to learn new tools and techniques in the field of Public Administration, to eventually formulate targeted national level policies. He is an of

James Short

James Short
Mr. James Short  comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on developing skills in management and finance to

Gyu Sik Kim

Gyu Sik Kim
 Mr. Gyu Sik Kim joins the EMPA program hoping build an international network, learn about different cultures, and gain skills that will allow him to improve the Korean government system. M

William Simon

William Simon
Mr. William Simon joins the EMIR program seeking to gain a better understanding of foreign affairs at the strategic and policy level and will concentrate his studies on the Africa. He is

James Sims
Mr. James Sims joins the EMIR program seeking a joint degree in International Relations and Public Relations. He joined the United States Army Reserve when he was 17, and served a 9 month t

Ateesh Kumar Singh

Ateesh Kumar Singh
Mr. Ateesh Kumar Singh comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration.   He has an interest in best practices in order to take these g

Devesh Singh

Devesh Singh
Mr. Devesh Singh comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration.  He has an interest in public policy and implementation in order to more ef

Neeraj Srivastava

Neeraj Srivastava
Mr. Neeraj Srivastava joins the EMPA program hoping to enhance his knowledge of Public Administration, identify major challenges and paradigm shifts around the world, and interact wit

Brian Surowiec

Brian Surowiec
Mr. Brian Surowiec comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to understand the unintended effects of government polic

Jake Tanksley

Jake Tanksley
Mr. Jake Tanksley is pursuing an EMPA degree at Maxwell with interest in collaborative management, team building, strategic management and conflict resolution. 

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Ali Temiz
 Mr. Ali Temiz joins the EMIR program hoping to deepen his understanding of international issues and eventually shift his career to a more managerial position. He is currently the Chief Insp

Fatima Temiz

Fatima  Temiz
Ms. Fatma Temiz joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School in order to improve her understanding of human resource management.

Tracy Tillapaugh

Tracy Tillapaugh
Ms. Tracy Tillapaugh joins the EMPA program at the Maxwell School to learn more about public administration. She hopes to expand and strengthen her skills in leadership and management, to become an administrator in a higher education environment.

RAJNEESH TINGAL

Rajneesh Tingal
Mr. Rajneesh Tingal comes to the Maxwell School to pursue a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Administration.  He is interested in the methodology and best practices of public adm

Anton Volov

Anton Volov
Mr. Anton Volov joins the EMPA program seeking to gain insight about the history and functioning of developmental democratic institutions to launch a political career to drive effective ch

Vijay Waghmare

Vijay Waghmare
Mr. Vijay Waghmare joins the EMPA program, hoping to master statistical analysis to generate viable policy alternatives for tackling chronic problems in India. He has a decade of experi

Gregory Walker

Gregory Walker
 Mr. Gregory Walker comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on policy development in an increasingly global

Anthony Weilbacher

Anthony Weilbacher
Mr. Anthony Weilbacher comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on the impact of public policy on the

Ryan Werner

Ryan Werner
Mr. Ryan Werner comes to the Maxwell School as part of the Defense Comptrollership Program. While pursuing his EMPA, he wishes to focus on leadership of NGOs. Prior to enrolling at Syracuse

Mohammad Yousaf Yahyapur

Mohammad Yousaf Yahyapur
 Mr. Mohammad Yousaf Yahyapur  joins the EMIR program hoping to enhance his academic knowledge and eventually contribute to the development and promotion of civil society, human

Hye Ryong Yu

Hye Ryong Yu
Ms.Hye Ryong Yu comes to the Maxwell School to pursue an EMPA with a focus on economics, policy analysis, implementation, conflict resolution and collaboration.  She also has an interest i

Aliona Zabrian

Aliona Zabrian
Ms. Aliona Zabrian joins the EMPA program with a special interest in economics. Prior to coming to the Maxwell School, Ms. Zabrian was a consultant for the Business Development Department at the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Moldova.