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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


    Amu Ptah RiojasDepartment of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYHarm Reduction Coordination
    Ray AchesonWomen's International League for Peace and Freedom, NYProgram Director



    Employer Position
    Brena Cascini New York State Assembly Policy Analyst