Outgoing Students


Ph.D. in Environmental Science '17

Research interests: Coastal and wetlands vegetation, land use and land cover change analysis, sustainable development, remote sensing and GIS, climate change and ecosystem modeling, radar interferometry, wildlife and habitat management

Heading to: Coastal Studies Lab at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley as a research associate

NaLette Brodnax

Joint Ph.D. in Public Policy '17

Research interests: Inequality in education and computational social science

Heading to: Postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science

Tatiana Padilla

BSPA'17, Major in Law and Public Policy

Research interests: The movement of people across nontraditional boundaries, including macro effects of immigration

Heading to: Ph.D. in Policy Analysis and Management program at Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology

Mattie Theobald

MPA'17, Concentrations in Health Policy & Policy Analysis

Research interests Health policy and outcomes, especially in the fields of reproductive and child health

Heading to: Ph.D. in Public Administration program at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Lang "Kate" Yang

Ph.D. in Public Affairs '17

Research interests: State and local public finance, fiscal federalism, municipal bond market, financial management

Heading to: George Washington University’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Administration as an assistant professor