Public Policy PhD Graduates | Milano School in NYC


  • Dr. Megan Gavin, May 2014

    Social Scientist, DevTech Systems Inc.
    Dissertation Title: The Story of Parental Participation in Honduras: Closer to understanding how and why teaching-learning happens

    Dr. Milos Sugovic, May 2014

    Senior Manager, OPEN Risk Management, American Express
    Dissertation Title: Can Soda Tax Framing Affect Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages?

    Dr. Ryan Buck, May 2014

    Executive Director of International Student Affairs, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
    Dissertation Title: The Influences of the Post-9/11 GI Bill on Veteran Educational Attainment and Civic Engagement

    Dr. Philip Plotch, May 2014

    Assistant Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Masters in Public Administration program at Saint Peters University
    Dissertation Title: Why Does It Take More Than 30 Years to Finalize aTransportation Plan and What Are the Lost Opportunities?

    Dr. Charles Swift, May 2014

    Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science Department, Kingsborough Community College, The City University of New York
    Dissertation Title: What Explains Mental Health Utilization Among US-Based Afro-Caribbeans? Implications for Urban Mental Health Policy

    Dr. Jamie Taylor, January 2014

    Research Manager, Cloudburst Consulting Group, Landover Maryland
    Dissertation Title: Housing Assistance for Households Experiencing Homelessness

    Dr. Edward Summers, May 2013

    Chief Deputy to the President, Stony Brook University
    Dissertation Title: The Shifting Politics of Economic Development in the City of Beacon and Poughkeepsie: Implications for Small City Economic Development

    Dr. Rachael A. Petitti, May 2013

    Chief executive officer at Connecticut Renaissance, a Connecticut-based statewide not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization
    Dissertation Title: The Integration of Primary Care in Behavioral Health Outpatient Setting: Identifying Unmet Medical Needs and Improving Access to Care

    Dr. Rahsaan Harris, May 2013

    Executive director at Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
    Dissertation Title: Are They Really 'Our Kind of People'? Does class or race affinity better describe the philanthropy of the black community?

    Dr. Adriana Gaviria Duque, May 2012

    Director of the Fulbright Program, Bogota, Colombia
    Dissertation Title: Immigrant Micro Entrepreneurship: The Colombian Case in New York and New Jersey

    Dr. Nadia Mian, May 2012

    Dissertation Title: The Redevelopment Activities of Historic Religious Institutions in New York

    Dr. Julia Kohn, May 2012

    National Director of Research for Planned Parenthood Federation of America at NYU Wagner
    Dissertation Title: Loosely Evidence-Based: The Role of Research in U.S. Teen Pregnancy Policy

    Dr. Shoshanah B. D. Goldberg, May 2012

    Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
    Dissertation Title: The Role of Arts and Culture in Modern Cities: Making Art Work in Toronto and New York

    Dr. Marjorie Anne Visser, January 2011

    Assistant professor of community and regional development in the Department of Human and Community Development at the University of California, Davis
    Dissertation Title: Race, Poverty and State Intervention in the Informal Economy: Evidence from South Africa

    Dr. LaChelle Bailie, May 2010*

    Policy analyst in the Office of Policy and Strategy-Research and Evaluation Unit of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
    Dissertation Title: Refugee Resettlement: The Rule of Ethnic Culture Brokers and Social Networks in Access Services

    Dr. Flona Mincy, May 2009

    Management trainer at the New York City Housing Authority
    Dissertation Title: The Effect of Housing Subsidies on Union Status and Visitation

    Dr. Nicole Oretsky, May 2008

    Assistant professor of urban studies in the HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Dissertation Title: Shelter Injustice and the Endurance of Housing Poverty in South Tucson, Arizona

    Dr. Alys Willman-Navaro, May 2008

    Social development specialist; part of the Conflict, Crime and Violence team for Social Development at the World Bank
    Dissertation Title: What's Money Got To Do With It? The Economics of Risk in Commercial Sex Work in Managua, Nicaragua

    Dr. Alan A. Aja, May 2008

    Assistant professor in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino studies at Brooklyn College-CUNY, where he has taught as an instructor and adjunct lecturer since 2005
    Dissertation Title: Miami's Dual Stew Pot: Revisiting the Limits of Ethnic Solidarity in the Miami Cuban Enclave and Implications for Public Policy

    Dr. Chijioke Evoh, January 2008

    Teacher for the New York City Department of Education
    Dissertation Title: Collaborative Partnerships and the Transformation of Secondary Education through ICTS in South Africa

    Dr. Sookhee Oh, May 2007

    Associate professor of sociology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Dissertation Title: Immigrant Communities and Ethnic Linkages: Suburban Koreans in the New York-New Jersey Metropolitan Area

    Dr. Frances Martin, May 2007

    Dissertation Title: Stories of Returning Women: Lessons Learned from Deinstitutionalization

    Dr. Anna Bounds, May 2006

    Instructor in the Department of Sociology at Queens College-CUNY
    Dissertation Title: Network Management in Cultural District Implementation. The Case of Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts

    Dr. Meg Holden, May 2004

    Associate professor of urban studies and geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, Canada, since 2003
    Dissertation Title: A Pragmatic Test for Sustainability Indicator Projects: The case of social learning in Seattle

    Dr. Richard Hendra, May 2004

    Senior research associate at MDRC
    Dissertation Title: Identifying and Unbundling the Employment Impacts of a Time-limited Welfare Program

    * Deceased