Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Jakob Allen is a recent University of Georgia summa cum laude graduate from Canton, Georgia. He holds dual Bachelor Degrees in Public Relations and Political Science, as well as a Professional Certificate in Public Affairs Communications from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Jakob was a Double Dawgs student during the course of his undergraduate studies, completing four graduate-level MPA courses while working on his two Bachelor Degrees.


Bachelor of Arts | University of Georgia / Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication | May 2022 | Public Relations

Bachelor of Arts | University of Georgia / School of Public and International Affairs | May 2022 | Political Science

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Educational Experiences

While studying as an undergraduate, Jakob was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America, a Grady Ambassador, an Election Day Observer and a Research Assistant.

Career Goals

Jakob aspires to work at a non-partisan, governmental or quasi-governmental agency that specializes in nuclear energy security and policy – e.g., the United States Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, etc.

Relevant Work Experience

Election Day Observer, Research Assistant for Professor Aaron Hitefield at the University of Georgia

Of Note

Summa cum laude graduate, Presidential Scholar

Areas of Expertise


Research Interests

Nuclear energy security and policy, renewable energy security and policy