Doctoral Careers


The doctoral program prepares graduates for careers at academic institutions, in think tanks, research firms, and research units of public, quasi-public, non-profit, and private organizations, as well as for other positions with substantial focus on the supervision and administration of research.

Recent graduates of the Doctoral Program can be found in significant positions in universities and research centers:

Todd Ely (2010) Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver's School of Public Affairs

Rachel Meltzer (2009) Assistant Professor at the Milano School (New School University)

Francesca Frosini (2009) Senior Researcher at the King’s Fund in London

Thad Calabrese (2009) Assistant Professor, School of Public Affairs at Baruch College – CUNY

Tod Mijanovich (2008) Research Assistant Professor at NYU Wagner

Steve Camp-Landis (2008) Director of Research at the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority in Philadelphia

Colin Chellman (2008) Director of the Office of Policy Research, CUNY