Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Nikko is a second-year Master of Public Administration Candidate, specializing in public management/organization theory. A Georgia native, Nikko received his B.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in comparative politics from the University of Georgia in May 2021. Nikko has a demonstrated interest in work in government, with professional experience in both houses of the Georgia General Assembly and research experience with the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government. His academic interests include federal social policy, climate change, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the public sector. Nikko’s professional goals encompass a wide range of work in the public sector, including work with the federal government, think tanks, and/or intergovernmental organizations.


University of Georgia, School of Public and International Affairs
Master of Public Administration Candidate
December 2021

University of Georgia, School of Public and International Affairs
Bachelor of Arts, International Affairs
May 2021

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Career Goals

Federal policy-legal advising space or policy advising for an intergovernmental organization.


Work Experience

University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government Georgia State Senate, Senate Committee on Rules Office of the District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit of Georgia

Research Interests

Comparative Administration
Climate Change and Migration Policy
Federal Social Policy
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Public Sector