Non-Academic Placements

Non-Academic: Think Tanks, Government, Corporate, Administration

(current positions only)

Casey Mahoney, Ph.D. 2023, Associate Political Scientist at RAND Corporation (Technology and Security Policy Center), starting April 2024.

Kimberly Cardenas, Ph.D. 2023, Project Manager at Research Support Services Inc.

Santiago Cunial, Ph.D. 2023, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Washington D.C.

Zachary Smith, Ph.D. 2023, Behavioral Scientist at Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Washington D.C.

Nicholas Bell, Ph.D. 2022, Associate Director for Data & Analytics at Clairity

Hajer al-Faham, Ph.D. 2022, Gates Foundation

Amber Hye-Yon Lee, Ph.D. 2020 (joint with Communications), CFI Survey Research Fellow, Consumer Finance Institute.

Scott Wingo, Ph.D. 2020, International Economist at U.S. Department of the Treasury

Keith Carter, Ph.D. 2019, Lieutenant Colonel at United States Army, 2019-2023 (now on academic track as Assistant Professor at Naval Post-Graduate School, from Fall 2023)

Christopher Liu, Ph.D. 2019, Senior Associate at Blueprint ADE

Travis Robison, Ph.D. 2019, Lieutenant Colonel at U.S. Army

Jeremy Springman, Ph.D. 2019, Senior Research Associate at DevLab@Penn, University of Pennsylvania (formerly DevLab@Duke)

Prakirti Nangia, Ph.D. 2018, Senior Consultant at TRINITY

Ashley A. Tallevi, Ph.D. 2017, Senior UX Researcher at Facebook

Laura Silver, Ph.D. 2016, Senior Researcher at Pew Research Center

Daniel Parker, Ph.D. 2015, Investigator (Republican Party) at Senate Judiciary Committee

Ke Wang, Ph.D. 2014, Assistant Analyst at Compensation & Time Keeping, University of California San Diego

Jurgen Reinhoudt, Ph.D. 2014, Research Associate at Hoover Institute at Stanford University

Christopher Russell, Ph.D. 2014, Foreign Affairs Officer at U.S. State Department

Jonathan Argaman, Ph.D. 2014, Faculty of Critical Writing, Marks Family Center for Excellence in Writing, niversity of Pennsylvania

Tim Junio, Ph.D. 2013, Senior Vice President at Products, Cortex at Palo Alto Networks

Meredith Wooten, Ph.D. 2013, Director of the Graduate Student Center at University of Pennsylvania

Eric Trager, Ph.D. 2013, Professional Staff Member at U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services

Alexandra De Renzy Channer, Ph.D. 2012, Senior Analyst Human Rights & Societal Risk at Maplecroft

Matthew Tubin, Ph.D. 2011, Senior Vice President at PJT Partners

Eric Hoyer, Ph.D. 2011, Associate Director of Post-Doctoral Affairs & Graduate Student Development at University of South Florida

Wendy Ginsberg, Ph.D. 2011, Staff Director at House Committee on Oversight & Reform, Subcommittee on Government Operations

Todor Enev, Ph.D. 2010, Managing Partner at MEDiSTRAVA

Lia Howard, Ph.D. 2010, Student Advising & Wellness Director at SNF Padeia Program at University of Pennsylvania

Sergio Saenz-Rivera, Ph.D. 2010, Instructor of Government El Paso Community College

Marton Markovits, Ph.D. 2010, WMC Financial Adviser at Northwestern Mutual (2016); started as Visiting Assistant Professor at Ohio University

Stefan Heumann, Ph.D. 2009, Deputy Program Director at Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, Berlin

Kimberly Fitch, Ph.D. 2007, Director of Global Talent & Learning at Otis Elevator Co. (Dusseldorf, Germany), previously at Gallup (New Jersey)

Ferdous Jahan, Ph.D. 2005, Senior Social Development Specialist at World Bank (and concurrently Distinguished Senior Fellow of Fox Leadership International at University of Pennsylvania)

Tara Das, Ph.D. 2005 (joint with Anthropology), State Registrar and Director, Texas Department of State Health Services

Joseph Mink, Ph.D. 2005, Assistant Dean of the College at Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Stephen Del Rosso, Ph.D. 2004, Program Director of International Peace and Security, International Program, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Steven Cook, Ph.D. 2003, Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East & Africa Studies at Council of Foreign Relations (also Director of the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars)

Joseph Glicksberg, Ph.D. 2003, Senior Program Manager at the Open Society Institute of the Soros Foundation Network

Chris Harth, Ph.D. 2003, Chief Operating Officer, Lake Oconee Academy

Wambui Mwangi, Ph.D. 2003, Founder, Generation Kenya

Youngshik Bong, Ph.D. 2002, Research Fellow at Yonsei University Institute for North Korean Studies

William Murphy, Ph.D. 2002, Founder and President at Good Government Now

Denise Natali, Ph.D. 2000, Research Fellow Institute for National Strategic Studies and member of Council of Foreign Relations

Lisa Gelman, Ph.D. 2000, Owner at Apt Tutoring, Test Prep & College Counseling

Michal Segal-Arnold, Ph.D. 2000, CTC Creating Trust and Cooperation (mediation, consensus-building, and legal support organization based in Haifa, Israel)

Alison Von Rosenvinge, Ph.D. 2000, Book Author at Crooked Lane Books, writing mystery books as D. A. Bartley.