Skip to main
University-wide Navigation

Placements feed

Dr. Wenchi Wei to Tsinghua University as an Associate Professor

Dr. Wenchi Wei, Martin School alum will be joining the Tsinghua University School of Public Policy & Management as an Associate Professor! Prior to his move in spring of 2024, he taught at Renmin University, also in China. Both of these are exceptional achievements, and we're always thrilled to hear that our alumni continue to shape the world of public policy scholarship.

Congratulations to 2023 Doctoral Program Graduates: Partom Juniult and Matt Young

Along with Kyung Ha Oh (see earlier story), both Partom Juniult and Matthew Young successfully defended their dissertations and have completed their doctoral program. Congratulations are due to Dr. Young and Dr. Juniult.

Kyung Ha Oh successfully defends dissertation

On Tuesday, April 18th, Martin School Doctoral Candidate Kyung Ha Oh successfully defended her dissertation. Titled, Three essays on rural education: Descriptive studies focused on federal rural definitions and policy changes, the dissertation discusses “how rural and non-rural schools can be perceived differently depending on how we define ‘what is rural’,” to quote Dr. Oh. She explains:

Sarah Ausmus Smith is graduating with her PhD in Public Policy and Administration

Sarah recently defended her dissertation "Three Essays on Governance, Inequality and Social Equity" and will graduate May 6, 2022.  The next chapter in her career will start in Richmond, Virginia where she will join the Commonwealth's Department of Social Services as a Senior Research Associate.

Martin School PhD Alumni Accepts Position at Inha University in South Korea

Congratulations to one of our PhD alumni, Jinsol Park, on her appointment beginning in March 2022 as an Assistant Professor at Inha Universityin South Korea!

Andrew Sullivan to be Assistant Professor at Southern Illinois University

We're proud to announce that Andrew Sullivan successfully defended his dissertation on April 7th and will be joining Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as an Assistant Professor in Aug. 2021. 

Jawad Shah Accepts Prestigious Research Fellowship at Oxford

Martin School PhD student and Fullbrighter Jawad Ali Shah will become a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre of Business Taxation, Said Business School, Oxford UK later this year. The news was announced in this tweet by Jawad's dissertation committee chair Dr. David Agrawal last week. 

Doctoral Program Alumni Archive

Jacklyn Makaaru Arinaitwe Research Fellow, Advocates Coalition for Development & Environment(ACODE) Nathan Barrett Associate Director and Senior Research Fellow, The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans Melissa A. Taylor Bell Dir. for Student Success Policy & Initiatives, Kentucky Counsel on Post-Secondary Education Jonica L. Burke Director of Enterprise Resource Planning and Financial Services, Shawnee State University Douglas Carr Assistant Professor, Oakland University

Jinsol Park Successfully Defends Dissertation

Recently, Martin PhD candidate Jinsol Park successfully defended her dissertation.