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Rhea Acuña

Rhea Acuña

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Carnegie Mellon University - Public Policy and Management

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, urban policy

Graham Ambrose

Graham Ambrose

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

University of Minnesota - Science, Technology and Environmental Studies

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Governance and decision-making in the food system

Mariah Brennan

Mariah Brennan

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

University of Connecticut - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Veteran affairs (education and health)

Austin McNeill Brown

Austin McNeill Brown

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

University of Vermont - Social Work

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Recovery science, addiction recovery wellness, substance use disorders

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

426 Eggers Hall

315.443.3114

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

University of Chicago – Public Policy

315.443.3114

Adam Cucchiara

Adam Cucchiara

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Duke University – Master of Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Veterans’ affairs, law enforcement and policing, national security

William Clay Fannin

William Clay Fannin

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Kentucky - Public Policy

315.443.3114

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

Universite de Montreal - Political Science

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and energy policy, energy transitions, green innovation

Joshua Grove

Joshua Grove

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

BA, Psychology, Hood College, 1998

MA, Religion and Biblical Theology, United Lutheran Seminary, 2000

MA, Sociology, University at Albany, 2008

315.443.3114

Zhe He

Zhe He

Ph.D Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Wuhan University - Economics & Mathematics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Applied econometrics, econometrics theory

Harneet Kaur

Harneet Kaur

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Hyojeong Kim

Hyojeong Kim

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Seoul National University - Public Administration; Rutgers University - Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, public finance

Jooyoung Kim

Jooyoung Kim

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Korea University, Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics, public economics, labor economics

Sujung Crystal Lee

Sujung (Crystal) Lee

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

BS, Sociology, University of Minnesota,Twin Cities, 2017

315.443.3114

Shuyuan Li

Shuyuan Li

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Shandong University - Western economics

Areas of Expertise

Education economics

Maeve Maloney

Maeve Maloney

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Pittsburgh - Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics, labor economics

Qasim Mehdi

Qasim Mehdi

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Syracuse University - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

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

Nicholas Oesterling

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

University of Dayton - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Policy design, implementation and compliance, institutional analysis

Lauryn Quick

Lauryn Quick

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Syracuse University - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Social policy

Michael Quinn

Michael Quinn

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Georgetown University - Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Economics of education

Radine Rafols

Radine Rafols

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics - Economics of Public Policy

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics, labor economics, development

Sarah Souders

Sarah Souders

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Master of Public Affairs

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

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

Yue Sun

Yue Sun

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Graduate Research Associate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

B.A., Public Administration, East China University of Science & Technology, 2015

M.A., Sociology, Zhejiang University, 2017

315.443.3114

Rui Xu

Rui Xu

Ph.D Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

University of Texas at Austin - Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics, education, applied econometrics

Zhanhan Yu

Zhanhan Yu

Ph.D. Student, Economics Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Duke University - Economics

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Labor, urban, environmental economics

Bo Zheng

Bo Zheng

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

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Syracuse University - Public Administration

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Impact of technological advancement on social inequality

Dongmei Zuo

Dongmei Zuo

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Xi’an Jiaotong University - Management Science and Engineering

315.443.3114

Areas of Expertise

Aging and health, health-based public policy, food and nutrition policy, social gerontology

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