Doctoral Program Alumni

Academic Placements

Jawad Ali Shah, PhD Candidate PhD, 2021 Research Fellow

Oxford University Centre of Business Taxation

Andrew Sullivan, 2020 PhD PhD, 2021 Assistant Professor

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Xin Chen, PhD Candidate PhD, 2020 Assistant Professor

Sun Yat-Sen University

Cory Curl, PhD Candidate PhD, 2020 Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky

Jiebing Wen, PhD Candidate PhD, 2020 Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Harvard University

Barrak Algharabali PhD, 2019 Assistant Professor

Kuwait University

Hyokyung Kwak PhD, 2019 Assistant Professor

College of Charleston

Asst. Prof at Renmin, China Dr. Wenchi Wei PhD, 2019 Assistant Professor

Institute of Public Finance and Public Policy, Renmin University of China

Alex Combs PhD, 2018 Assistant Professor

University of Georgia

Saerim Kim PhD, 2018 Assistant Professor

Columbus State University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2018 Chair of Department of Business and Public Policy

Young Harris College

Jinhai Yu PhD, 2018 Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Peter A Jones, MPP Phd '14 PhD, 2014 Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science & Public Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2013 Assistant Professor

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2013 Assistant Professor

Texas A&M

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2013 Researcher

U.K. College of Public Health

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2013 Assistant Professor

Kansas State University

John Foster PhD, 2012 Assistant Professor

S. Illinois University at Edwardsville

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2012 Assistant Professor

Eastern Kentucky University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2010 Assistant Professor

University of Kansas

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2010 Assistant Professor

James Madison University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2009 Lecturer

Commercial-Technical College, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2009 Assistant Professor

Indiana University-Purdue University - Ft. Wayne

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2009 Assistant Professor

Florida Atlantic University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2008 Assistant Professor

Rutgers University - Newark

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2008 Associate Professor

Central Michigan University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2008 Associate Professor

Virginia Commonwealth University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2007 Assistant Professor

Oakland University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2007 Associate Professor

Appalachian State University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2007 Associate Professor

Tennessee State University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2007 Assistant Professor

Old Dominion University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2005 Professor and Director of MPA Program

University of Central Florida

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2001 Associate Professor

Florida State University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2000 Associate Professor

Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy Florida State University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2000 Professor

Cheju National University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2000 Associate Professor

Northern Kentucky University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1999 Associate Professor

University of North Dakota

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1999 Associate Professor

Old Dominion University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1998 Professor

College of Charleston

2018 Dwight Denison, Emeritus Professor PhD, 1997 Professor

University of Kentucky

Ron Zimmer, Director of the Martin School PhD, 1997 Director and Professor at the Martin School

University of Kentucky

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1995 Professor

University of Georgia

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1995 Associate Dean and Professor

Sullivan University

Non-Academic Placements

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2019 Statistician

Y-12 National Security Complex

Nate Kratzer PhD, 2018 Lead Data Scientist

Brown Forman

Cole Rakow PhD, 2016 Economist

New York City Independent Budget Office

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2014 Research Scientist

Child Trends

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2013 Staff Economist

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2013 Research Associate

Kentucky Transportation Center - University of Kentucky Management and the Martin School

Bethany Paris, Part Time Instructor PhD, 2013 Senior Economic Research Associate

Center for Business and Economic Research, UK

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2011 Research Fellow

Advocates Coalition for Development & Environment (ACODE)

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2011 Associate Director and Senior Research Fellow

The Education Research Alliance for New Orleans

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2010 Director of Enterprise Resource Planning and Financial Services

Shawnee State University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2009 MHAP Academic Director/ Assistant Professor

U.S. Navy/ University of Maryland U.C.

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2009 Project Manager

Stanford University Prevention Research Center

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2009 Director of Division of Health Care Policy Administration

Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Catholic Diocese of Lexington

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2007 City Manager

City of Doraville, GA

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2007 NPO Fundraiser

The Fisher House Foundation Bows for Brats

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2006 Financial Management & H.R. Director

U.S. Embassy

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2005 Research Associate

Kentucky Transportation Center - University of Kentucky

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2005 Family Leave

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2003 Institutional Effectiveness Specialist

Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2002 Director for Student Success Policy & Initiatives

Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2002 Associate Policy Researcher

The Rand Corporation

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2002 Evaluation Consultant

Garrett Consulting, LLC

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 2000 Retired - Owner

U.S. Army - Bluegrass Depot/Curves

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1999

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1998 President

Asbury University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1995 Director of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships

Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships University of Kentucky

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1994 Dean of the College of Public Administration

Daegu University

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1993 Retired

University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD, 1991 Family Leave

Michigan State University

Rhonda Trautman PhD, 1991 Mayor

Glasgow, Kentucky

Martin School for Public Policy and Administration replacement graphic PhD,  Director of Financial Strategy for Financial Excellence

University of Kentucky