Florida State University

Askew School of Public Administration

College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Doctoral Graduate Job Placements

The Askew School of Public Administration and Policy’s students go on to pursue many paths. We support our students pursuing diverse career paths and would like to highlight our doctoral graduates.

2020

James Cockerham
Legislative Policy Analyst
Office of Program Policy and Government Accountability (OPPAGA)
State of Florida

Ahreum Han
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Care Administration
Trinity University

Chien-shih Huang
Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior
University of California Davis

Jonathan Hilliard Lubin
Legislative Policy Analyst
Office of Program Policy and Government Accountability (OPPAGA)
State of Florida

Naon Min
Adjunct Faculty
Askew School of Public Administration and Policy
Florida State University

Rebecca Stella Layne “Becca” Rogers
Disaster Management Specialist
Hagerty Consulting
Crisis and Risk Management Consultant
Global Rescue LLC

2019

Donwe Choi
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Texas Tech University

Namhoon Ki
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science
University of Miami

Seo Young “Serena” Kim
Scholar in Residence
School of Public Affairs
University of Colorado Denver

Abra “Abby” Kinch
Vice-President of Programs and Services
Student Veterans of America

Tianfeng Li
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Public Policy and Administration
Boise State University

Sungdae Lim
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Sam Houston State University

Ruowen Shen
Assistant Professor
Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs
Wichita State University

Jiasheng Zhang

2018

Jun Ki Lee
Researcher
Korea Institute of Local Finance

Michael Blair Thomas
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Valdosta State University

2017

Ki Woong Cho
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Jeonbuk National University, South Korea

Sarah Lynn Hinkel-Young
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science and International Affairs
University of North Georgia

Jeongmin Ko
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Republic of Korea

Susan L. Spice
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Government
New Mexico State University

2016

Lachezar G. “Lucky” Anguelov
Assistant Professor
Public Affairs, MPA Program
Evergreen State College

Karina Arias
Vice Director of University Relations
University of Santiago, Chile

Suk Joon Hwang
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Kongji National University, South Korea

Gook Jin Kim
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Incheon National University, South Korea

Koomin Kim
Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy
Geumgang University, South Korea

Na Yeon Kim
Teaching Professor
Kookmin University

Chang-Gyu Kwak
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Sejong University, South Korea

Minsun Song
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Valdosta State University

William Lawrence Swann
Assistant Professor
School of Public Affairs
University of Colorado Denver

Kimberly Kay Wiley
Assistant Professor
Nonprofit Leadership and Community Sciences
University of Florida

2015

Aaron Deslatte
Assistant Professor
O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Indiana University

Hanane Cherkaoui
Technical Advisor
Program TAMHEEM
German Society for International Organizations, Germany

Karen M. Jumonville
Growth Management Director
City of Tallahassee, Florida

Seunghoo Lim
Professor
Graduate School of International Relations
International University of Japan

Jiwon Nam
Assistant Professor
School of Public and International Affairs
University of Baltimore

Zia Obaid
Associate Professor and Director
Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization
University of Peshawar, Pakistan

Karen H. Samuel
Executive Director, Human Resources
United Methodist Publishing House

2014

Cali Curley
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Miami

Rizalino Barbolino Cruz
Assistant Professor
National College of Public Administration and Governance
University of the Philippines

Bruce Grant
Consultant
Bruce Grant, LLC.

Jungwon Park
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Andong National University, South Korea

Na Yong Ryoo
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Seoul Women’s University, South Korea

Christy D. Smith
Associate Professor
Master of Public Administration Program
University of New Haven

Jisun Youm
Associate Researcher
Korea Institute of Public Administration, South Korea

2013

Amer Afaq
Deputy Commissioner
City of Abbottabad, Pakistan

Agustin Leon-Moreta
Assistant Professor
School of Public Administration
University of New Mexico

Youngmin Oh
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Dongguk University, South Korea

Joseph Anthony Vonasek, Jr

Tae Kyu Wang
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Changwon National University, South Korea

Taeseop Yoon
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Chungbuk National University, South Korea

2012

Aisha Azhar
Acting Director School of Governance and Society and Assistant Professor
School of Governance and Society
University of Management and Technology

Sungkyu Jang
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Indiana University South Bend

Sangsoo Kim
Professor
National Assembly Training Institute, South Korea

Sang-Chul Park
Associate Professor
Department of Public Administration
Yeoungnam University, South Korea

Jessica Terman
Associate Professor
Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University

2011

Hyungsang Ha
Associate Professor
Department of Public Administration
Kookmin University, South Korea

Sejin Lee
Senior Lecturer
Department of Public Administration
Yeoungnam University, South Korea

Youngmi Lee
Associate Professor
Department of Public Administration
Kyonggi University, South Korea

2010

Cheon-Geun Choi
Associate Professor
Department of Public Administration
Hansung University, South Korea

Ho-Seok Jang
Senior Researcher
Korea Consumer Agency

Claire Connolly Knox
Associate Professor and Emergency and Crisis Management Academic Program Coordinator
School of Public Administration
University of Central Florida

Pre-2010

Howard Frank (1988)
Professor and Department Chair
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs
Florida International University

Jayce Lavalle Farmer (2008)
Assistant Professor
School of Policy and Leadership
University of Nevada Las Vegas

Melanie Hicks (2007)
Founder and CEO
InPursuit Research Institute

Myung Hun Jin
Associate Professor and Chair of Master of Public Administration
L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Virginia Commonwealth University

Meeyoung Lamothe (2000)
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Oklahoma

Scott Lamothe (2000)
Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Oklahoma

Deok-ro Lee (2004)
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Administration
Sejong University, South Korea

Christopher J. Mansfield (1988)
Professor of Public Health
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University

Arthur Simon (2001)
Senior Lecturer
Department of Political Science
University of Miami

Manoj K. Shrestha (2008)
Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Politics and Philosophy
University of Idaho

Gary VanLandingham (2006)
Professor and MPA Director, Reubin O’D. Askew Senior Practitioner in Residence
Askew School of Public Administration and Policy
Florida State University

Anthony Viegbesie (1988)
Gadsden County Commissioner, District Two
Gadsden County, Florida, County Commission
Professor of Economics and Public Administration
Tallahassee Community College

Sarah Whitehead (1994)
Program Director of Sustainable Urban Planning Program
Sustainable Urban Planning Program
The George Washington University

Jessica Word (2006)
Associate Professor and Academic Director of Nonprofit Community & Leadership Initiative
School of Policy and Leadership
University of Nevada Las Vegas