Student Profiles

Samuel Aguilar

Local Government/Government Budgeting and Finance

I am interested in the fields of local government, public policy, and government budgeting. My ideal working environment would be in a city management/financial position or a policy non-profit. ...

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Ryan Allison

Law & Courts

Ryan is a first year Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia. Originally from Greenwood, Indiana, Ryan is attending UGA to focus on the American judicial system, elite decision-making models, and quantitative political analysis. Ryan is a Christian, classically trained on...

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Donna Arriaga

Higher Education

Donna Arriaga graduated from Georgia Southern University with a dual Bachelor’s of Writing and Linguistics and Political Science. She has a passion for higher educational policy and hopes to one day work for the Department of Education. ...

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Austin Arrowood

Generalist

My name is Austin Arrowood and I am an MPA student at the University of Georgia. ...

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D. Keith Atkins, Jr.

Organization Theory and Behavior

Originally from South Carolina, I received my Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Administration degrees from The University of Georgia. After working as a public service assistant for the UGA Small Business Development Center for six years, I am now pursuing a Ph.D. in...

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Casey Aultman

Higher Education Administration

By day, I work at the crossroads of government decision-making and higher education administration. In my free time, I try to capture as much inspiration as I can to make sure my job continues to make a difference in an innovative way. ...

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Stephen Bagwell

Comparative Politics

I am PhD student at the University of Georgia. I enjoy teaching, my international political economy research, and basketball. ...

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Gordon Ballingrud

American Politics

Lu Bao

Local Government and Public Management

After four-year working experience in private sector, I returned to school to pursue a master degree in public administration. I am interested in both public and private management. ...

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Rachel Bitecofer

American Politics, (Minor in Law & Courts)

Rachel Bitecofer is a doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Georgia specializing in American Politics. ...

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Bryan Black

American Politics

Ethan Bolt

American Politics

Benjamin Brunjes

Public Management

Ben is a Ph.D. student interested in public management. He is currently conducting research on representative bureaucracy, collaborative management, and contracting out for services. Over the long-term, he hopes to further the knowledge of the implications of the “hollow...

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Jessie Bruno

Public Policy

Brittany Bullock

Jason Byers

American Politics

Scott Cambers

Yoon Kyoung Cho

Public Budgeting and Finance

Lucas Cioffi

Public Management and Organizational Theory

I am presently a MPA student at UGA, a recent graduate from GCSU, graduating with a B.S. and a B.A. degree. I am specializing in Public Management, with specific interests in federal law enforcement management. ...

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Robert Cooper

American Politics