Poonam Argade - firstname.lastname@example.org
interested in interdisciplinary research in small cities- urban and peri-urban
spaces in western India using mixed methodologies. Prior to this, she studied her Masters in Development & Planning from the Indian Institute of Technology
Bombay, India. She engages
with Transnational and Dalit- Bahujan feminisms; and attempts to draw on
scholarship across Women’s & Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology and
Human Geography. She is also pursuing a Masters degree in Sociology from the Maxwell School.
Elvis Avdic - email@example.com
Elvis Avdic′ will focus his broader research on the intersection of immigration/refugees, entrepreneurship, and technology. Elvis would like to study the social and economic development of immigrants who pursue technology start-ups, what barriers they face (immigration policies, socially constructed barriers of stigma, racism, social adaption, etc.) and what supports they leverage in overcoming these barriers.
Cory Michael Cali - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cory is a first-year PhD student in the Social Science Program. He holds a J.D. from Syracuse University's College of Law, and a master's degree in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. Cory Michael Cali, Esq. is the legal advisor to the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) and the former General Counsel of DevTech Systems. An attorney in New York and Virginia, Cory has previously worked in litigation and risk management. He also has experience in both program management and program evaluation having worked across a wide selection of Department of State bureaus and USAID Missions.
Erika Carter Grosso - email@example.com
Erika Carter Grosso is a doctoral student in the Social Science Ph.D. Program
within the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Affairs at Syracuse University.
Her broad research interests include international migration and settlement, as
well as globalization and its effects, specifically on migration and
incorporation. The focus of her dissertation research is Cuban migration to
Syracuse, NY and the role that social networks play in the migration
Kent Cheng - firstname.lastname@example.org
Kent is interested in the economic implications of the aging population. Prior to enrolling in the PhD program, he worked as a health policy researcher in the premier health sciences center in the Philippines. Some of his notable involvements in research of nationwide scope include the cost-effectiveness of dengue vaccination, cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination, and the modelling of viral hepatitis burden.
Nicholas Croce - email@example.com
Nicholas' research examines the nature of economic mobility in the United States. He is fascinated by the repercussions of postmodern technology on capitalism and social interaction. Nicholas is a graduate of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University (MPP in Social Policy, Poverty Alleviation), as well as Nazareth College and Monroe Community College.
Fitore Hyseni - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fitore Hyseni plans to study segregation in education
systems, as well as policy alternatives which would create more inclusive
systems which could be replicated in other regions. She will explore whether
choice-based programs reduce or increase racial, ethnic or economic
S. Samanta Lee - email@example.com
Samanta Lee's research focuses on patient engagement in healthcare and how healthcare professional assess the quality of recommendations generated by consumers during activities that engage state and lay actors in commissioning, designing, delivering, and/or assessing public services.
Melissa Lopoo - firstname.lastname@example.org
Melissa Lopoo began her studies in the Social Science PhD Program in 2017. Her work explores the historical, social, and cultural implications of American college athletics. Her interests include commercialism, amateurism, social justice issues, and the prevalence and impact of predominant football cultures, particularly in the American South.
Daniel Piston - email@example.com
Daniel Piston is a part-time
Social Science Ph.D. student, with a full time position as a Program Evaluation
Manager at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse
University. He currently holds two degrees from Syracuse University, an
undergraduate degree in Health and Exercise Science (2016) and a Master of
Public Administration degree (2018). Prior to attending his undergraduate
studies, Dan served for six years in the United States Navy as an Aviation
Rescue Swimmer and Helicopter Crewchief, deploying four times in support of
Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn and Operation Unified Response. Dan
plans to use his dissertation to explore the use of behavioral economics in the
Krishna (Krushna) Ranaware - firstname.lastname@example.org
Krushna received her Masters in Economics from the
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Previously, she was a research assistant
at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, India. Her
research interests are food security, agriculture, and gender. Krushna is
currently working in the Center for Policy Research of the Maxwell School with Professor Rebecca Schewe.
Adelaide Rosa - email@example.com
is interested in developing an understanding of how collective sense of place
interacts with decision-making and environmental justice outcomes. Adelaide
plans to investigate how Onondaga Lake's complex and contested watershed is
understood, interacted with, and conceptualized in very different ways by
diverse co-located communities. She completed a Master of Public Administration
from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University in 2016, and holds Bachelors
degrees in Political Science and International Relations from the University of
California San Diego.
Jaisang Sun - firstname.lastname@example.org
Jai's main areas of interest
are in transnational migration, diasporic nationalism, multiculturalism and
John Wolohan - email@example.com
Attorney John Wolohan is a professor of Sports Law in the
Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University. He is one of the lead editors of the book
”Law for Recreation and Sport Managers” by Cotton and Wolohan, as well as being
the author of the “Sports Law Report” a monthly article that appears in Athletic Business. He is interested in sport law; sport doping,
antitrust and labor law, image rights; rights of athletes.
Shiyang Xiao - firstname.lastname@example.org
Shiyang is a doctoral student in Social Science
Ph.D Program since 2017. Before coming to Syracuse, she received her master's degree from the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University,
China. Her major research interests include policy process studies and
inter-organizational cooperation. She believes inducing collaboration
among different social sectors will help achieve better
Dongmei Zuo - email@example.com
Dongmei Zuo plans to examine inter-generational relationships
over the life course, family dynamics, and elder care from both policy and
cultural perspectives. Her prior
research of economics and family relationships has pointed to strained
circumstances that lower the morale and cause depression among seniors. She seeks to improve understanding of these
issues and how they might be affected by policy.