Students on the Job Market

Faith Butta
Public Policy Program

Dissertation Title: Location! Location! (Al)Location! An Evaluation of Housing and Supportive Service Locations for the Formerly Homeless: The Case of Charlotte, North Carolina Dissertation Defense Date: Fall 2021 Ph.D. Expected: December 2021 CV- Degrees and Credentials: Master of Public Administration, UNC Charlotte 2014 Research Interests: Social Inequality, Nonprofit Management, Homelessness Recent Research and Publications: […]

Tengteng Cai
Public Policy Program
285E Fretwell

Research Interest: Public Opinion, Political Psychology, Political Attitudes and Political Behavior Ph.D. Expected: May 2020 Dissertation: Perceptions of Equality and Opportunity

Akofa Dossou
Public Policy Program

Research Interests: Fiscal Policy, International Economics, Economic Development, Budgeting policy, Quantitative methods, Econometrics Ph.D. Expected: 2023 Dissertation: TBA CV:

Adrienne Hua
Public Policy Program Hua holds a BS in Business Administration and Management and a MA in International Commerce and Policy. Her experience working at the United States Mission to the United Nations has allowed her to bring a unique international perspective to her work, particularly as it relates to policy making. Her current research interests revolve around […]

Cayce Jamil
Public Policy Program

Education: Ph.D. in Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte MA in Sociology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte BA in History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Research Interest: Social psychology, status, solidarity, theory construction, experiments, and quantitative methods Year PhD Expected: Successful Defended Dissertation on April 11, 2023 Dissertation Title: A Public […]

Samuel LaVergne
Public Policy Program

Education: MBA – Duke University. The Fuqua School of Business (2008) J.D. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law (1999) B.A – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1996) Research Interest: Race, gender, and the U.S.caste system Ph.D. Expected: 2022 Publications: Messer, S., LaVergne, S., & Stogner, J. (2020). Controversies […]

Iván Flores Martínez
Public Policy Program

Education: Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (2009-2011). Research Interests: Drug Policy and Education Policy Ph.D. Expected: 2023 Dissertation: TBA Recent Research and Publications: Iván Flores Martinez has won 1st place in the Marian Beane Writing Competition (graduate category). You can find Ivan’s full essay here: […]