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Recent Placements

  • Please see a selection of recent placements from the PhD and MA programs in Politics. To see placements, click on the "open" link to the right of the year.

  • PhD Graduates


    Nathan Angelo   Merrimack College, Andover, MA Visiting Assistant Professor
    Laura Balbuena Gonzalez

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru


    Amando Basurto Salazar   Adelphi University, New York, NY Lecturer
    Hadas Cohen WZB (Social Science Research Center Berlin), Migration, Integration and Transnationalization Unit, Berlin, Germany Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yoav Fromer  

    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Maria Gonzalez de Withrington  

    National University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina

    Carmen Ilizarbe

    Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, Pueblo Libre, Peru

    Professor and Chair
    Angel Jaramillo Torres

    National Autonomous University of Mexico City (UNAM), Mexico

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Marcos Soler  

    Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ), Office of the Mayor, New York, NY

    Chief of Staff
    Sarah Taylor   Human Rights Watch, New York, NY Women, Peace and Security Advocate



    Raphael Cezar da Silva NevesUniversity of Sao PauloPost-Doctoral Fellow
    Christina DragomirSUNY OswegoVisiting Assistant Professor
    Jennifer TerrellAmerican University, CairoAssistant Professor of Law
    Lauren ParemoerUniversity of Cape Town, RSALecturer
    Adrienne StaffordAmerican Public UniversityInstructor
    Solongo WandanUniversity of OklahomaAssistant Professor
    Paul ClementFashion Institute of TechnologyAssociate Professor of Economics,
    Assistant Chairperson, Department
    of Social Sciences


    Victoria Quiroz Becerra MDRC Research Associate
    Jonathon Hoye Maastricht University, The Netherlands Assistant Professor
    Brian Jefferson University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignAssistant Professor
    Karen Anderson Ponzer  Pace Community Law Practice, White Plains, NY   Supervising Attorney and Assistant Director  


    Alexandra Budabin University of Dayton Assistant Professor
    Adam Ganaway University of Chicago Press Assistant Editor, Journals Division
    Claudia Heiss Universidade de Chile, Santiago Assistant Professor
    Josh Lerner The Participatory Budgeting Project Executive Director
    Emily Wills University of Ottawa Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Veronica Zebadua Yanez United Nations System in Mexico Trust Fund on Violence Against Women Joint Program Coordinator


    Hanan Al-Hajeri Kuwait University Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Evan Daniel Queens College, CUNY Assistant Professor of History
    Daniela Mansbach University of Wisconsin Superior Assistant Professor
    Alex Mirescu Saint Peter's College, New Jersey Assistant Professor


    Michal Aharony The Open University, Israel Postdoctoral Fellow
    Guadalupe Correa Cabrera University of Texas (Brownsville) Associate Professor and Chair of Government Department
    Carlos Figueroa Ithaca College Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Tal Sessler Congregation Agudath Achim, the Freehold Jewish Center, New Jersey Rabbi


    Nehal Bhuta (M.A. 2004, LLM [NYU] 2005, ABD) European University Institute, Florence Professor of Public International Law
    Kevin Nesbitt (ABD) John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Director of Faculty Services
    Lauren Paremoer (ABD) University of Cape Town Lecturer
    Marcos Soler (ABD) Civilian Complaint Review Board, City of New York Director of Strategic Initiatives & Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
    Michael Tesfamichael (ABD) United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime/Joint Donor Team, Juba, South Sudan Accountability (Anti-Corruption) Advisor

  • MA Graduates



    Mayra Cotta Cardozo De SouzaThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Sarah DemartinoPaul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLPResearch Assistant
    Stephen GrafThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Bruno Irion ColettoColetto, Gregoski, and GavroskiAttorney
    Alix JansenUniversity of TorontoDoctoral Student, Political Science and Government
    Louis JargowThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Nahema Alexia MarchalDow JonesContent Editor
    Christina McElderryThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Claudia SampsonNYC Department of FinanceChief Diversity Officer
    Noah ShusterThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics



    Daniel Beancirca.comTech Correspondent
    Michael DobsonThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Shaza ElsheshtawyThe New SchoolSenior Secretary, Department of History
    James FishonGlobal Health StrategiesProgram Assistant
    Joshua GapetzFreelanceWriter
    Selim HeperThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Eynel Pilatowsky CameoUNAMFaculty of Political and Social Sciences
    Julian Rivera SojoNortheastern UniversityDoctoral Student, Politics


    Magdalene ArroyoFeingold and Alpert, LLPLegal Assistant
    Maria Ignacia Castellon RamirezThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Sociology
    Signe LarsenLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceDoctoral Student, Department of Law
    Hjalte Christian LokdamLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceDoctoral Student
    Amu Ptah-RiojasMayor's Fund to Advance New York CitySenior Advisor, Social Innovation Fund
    Edward Wilcox The New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics 



    Rhiannon AuriemmaThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Political Theory
    Allison BritoWondersauceMarketing Lead
    Nicholas FioriThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Sara Ronny Elisabeth GebhThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Samarjit GhoshUniversity of MinnesotaDoctoral Student, Political Science
    Sophie Anne LewisThe University of ManchesterDoctoral Student, Geography
    Bridget MartinUniversity of California - BerkeleyDoctoral Student, Geography
    Peter OviattMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyDoctoral Student, Science, Technology, and Society



    Asif AkhtarNew York UniversityDoctoral Student, Media, Culture, and Communication
    Elisabeta PopAmerican Council of Learned SocietiesProgram Coordinator, International Programs
    Michael SikoraGeorgia PIRGPolicy Associate
    Adrian TottenThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Candan TurkkanUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstDoctoral Student, Politics



    Kavi AbrahamJohns Hopkins UniversityDoctoral Student, Political Science
    Laura BanishAmerican Bar AssociationSenior Presidential Advisor
    Avita BanseeIndependentYoga Instructor
    Dillon ColganWachtell, Lipton, Rosen and KatzDirector of Corporate Paralegal Support
    Mykolas GudelisThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Jordanco JovanoskiThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Brandon KoenigThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Dean LenoirFreelanceVideo Editor
    Kevin NesbittJohn Jay College of Criminal JusticeDirector of Faculty Affairs and Services
    John PriceThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Scott RitnerThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Casey RomanickNYC Department of Education, PS3Registrar
    Neil Alexander James RussellUniversity of EdinburghDoctoral Student, Politics
    Assel RustemovaGediz UniversityAssistant Professor, International Relations
    Daniel TanisLeighFisherSenior Consultant
    Veronica Alicia Zebadua YanezThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics


    Chanez BaaliScenyc, Inc.Director
    Emma BunkleyUniversity of ArizonaDoctoral Student, Medical Anthropology
    Chris CrewsIndia China InstituteProgram Coordinator
    Carly CzepigaAlliance for a Healthier GenerationCorporate Development Manager
    Sarah DeGrayREV Indoor Cycling, LLCFitness Entrepreneur
    Jorkeell EcheverriaLandman Corsi Ballaine and Ford, PCAssociate
    Eric EingoldYouth RepresentFellow
    Peter Janos GalambosThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Michael GorupCornell UniversityDoctoral Student, Government
    Susan GottehrerLong Island UniversityAdjunct Professor, Political Science
    Boris HeersinkThe Miller CenterNational Fellow
    Julia HonkasaloThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Evan JohnstonNew York UniversityDoctoral Student, Culture, Education, and Human Development
    Michael MastroianniCommonwealth OperationsDirector of Project Management
    Masha SpaicHugo and MarieDirector, Integrated Production
    Stephanie WakefieldThe New School, Eugene Lang CollegeInstructor
    Arya ZahediThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics