Ph.D. Alumni & Placements

The PAM PhD program trains its students for careers as faculty with appointments in public policy and other interdisciplinary programs, as well as in disciplinary departments of economics and sociology.  We also regularly place students in research careers with think tanks, government, private consulting, and the not-for-profit sector.

Below, you will find the first placements for students with PhDs in PAM, as well as PAM-funded students with PhDs in Economics and Sociology.

First job placement after graduation for Ph.D.s
in Policy Analysis and Management

 

Year Graduated

Name

Title and Affiliation

2020 Pamela Meyerhoefer Postdoctoral fellow, Montana State University, Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics
2020 Andrea 
Monge 

Public Health Strategy and Analysis Staff of the Office of Economics and Analysis in the Office of the Commissioner of the Food Drug Administration

2019

Mariana Amorim

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Washington State University

2019

Marisa Carlos

Associate, Analysis Group

2018

Alexander Willen

Assistant Professor, NHH Norwegian School of Economics

2018

Sherry Zhang

Post Doctoral Fellowship, University Wisconsin Madison

2015

Richard Patterson

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, US Military Academy, West Point

2015

Anna Choi

Young Professionals Programme, OECD, Paris

2015

Daniel Grossman

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, West Virginia University

2014

Jose Balmori de la Miyar

Associate Dean of the Faculty of Business at Universidad Anáhuac México

2014

Anna Hill

Economist, Mathematica Policy Research

2014

Lauren Jones

Assistant Professor, Dept of Consumer Science, Ohio State University

2014

Katherine Michelmore

Post Doctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan

2012

Richard Turner

Post Doctoral Associate, Brown University

2012

Margaret Jones

Economist, U.S. Census Bureau

2012

Fenaba Addo

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2011

Matt Sweeney

Economist, Mathematica Policy Research

2011

Asia Sikora

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

2010

Joshua Price

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Texas at Arlington

2009

Kai-Wen Cheng

Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco

2009

Mabel Andalon Lopez

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Melbourne, Australia

2009

Julie Carmalt

Lecturer, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University

2009

Maki Ueyama

Vice President - Epidemiology, IKP Centre for Technologies in Public Health, Chennai India; postdoctoral scholar, University of Toronto

2009

Sean Eversley Bradwell

Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, Ithaca College

2009

Ashish Bajracharya

Fred H. Bixby Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Council

2009

Ning Zhang

Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, University of Rochester

2008

Max Schmeiser

Assistant Professor, Department of Consumer Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison

2008

Michael Collins

Assistant Professor, Department of Consumer Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison

2008

Daniel Dukjae Maeng

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Health Care and Policy Research, Penn State University

2008

Felicia Yang (Deleone)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2008

David Filiberto

Consultant, NMR Group and COO at Carbon Consulting, LLC

2008

Jacqueline Vanderpuye-Orgle

Economist, Analysis Group

2007

Feng Liu

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Shanghai University of Economics and Finance

2007

Hae Kyung Yang

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Texas Tech University

2007

Sarah Hoda (Neyaz)

Health Economist, MedStat

2007

Xiaofei Pei

Economist, Thomson Reuters

 

First job placement after graduation for PAM funded Ph.D.s
in the field of Economics 

 

Year Graduated Name Title and Affiliation

2020

Katelyn Heath

Postdoctoral fellowship, Department of Economics, Rice University 

2020

Lucy Xiaolu Wang 

Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Germany, then Assistant Professor, Department of Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

2019

Cassandra Benson

Assistant Professor of Economics, U.S. Air Force Academy

2019

James Elwell

Economist, Joint Committee on Taxation

2018

Barton Willage

Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University

2018

Corbin Miller

Economist, Office of Tax Analysis at the Treasury

2018

Todd Jones

Post Doc Associate, Georgia State University

2017

Daniel Ludwinski

Visiting Assistant Professor, Colgate University

2017

Nicholas Tilipman

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois

First job placement after graduation for PAM funded Ph.D.s
in the field of Sociology

 

Year Graduated Name Title and Affiliation
2020 Youngmin Yi Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
2019 Bridget Brew Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Mary Washington
2017 Allison Dwyer Emory

Postdoctoral fellowship, School of Social Work, Rutgers University