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Awards and Prizes
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Placement History

The department has an excellent placement record for doctoral students. Most graduates have initially obtained tenure-track positions or post-doctoral fellowships at leading university and colleges. Following is the placement history of our reent graduates.

Initial Placement of Doctoral Program Graduates Since 2011

2018-19

Aaron Rosenthal, Assistant Professor, Simmons College

Brianna Smith, Assistant Professor, U.S. Naval Academy

Holly Dunn, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida

Jennifer Spindel, Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma

Lucas Franco, Researcher, District Council of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA)

Matthew Motta, Postdoctoral Fellow, Annenberg Public Policy Center

Ore Koren, Assistant Professor, Indiana University

Quynh Pham, Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco

Katrina Heimark, Research and Professor, Universidad de Lima

2017-2018

Chase Hobbs-Morgan, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College

Christina Farhart, Assistant Professor, Carleton College

David Temin, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Emily Baer, Postdoctoral Fellow, APSA Congressional Fellowship

Lucas Lockhart, Researcher, U.S. Bank

Paul Snell, Assistant Professor, Pacific University

2016-2017

Adam Olson, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota-Morris

Ashley English, Assistant Professor, University of North Texas

Charmaine Chua, Visiting Assistant Professor, Macalester College

Maron Sorenson, Assistant Professor, Bowdoin

Matthew Luttig, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago

Timothy Callaghan, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M

Tom Pryor, Visiting Assistant Professor, Augsburg College

Zein Murib, Assistant Professor, Fordham University

2015-16

Adam Dahl, Assistant Professor, Sewanee: The University of the South

Darrah McCracken, Visitin Assistant Professor, Willamette University

Garnet Kindervater, Visiting Scholar & Lecturer, Dartmouth College

Kevin Lucas, Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY-Geneseo

Magic Wade, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois-Springfield

Phil Chen, Visiting Assistant Professor, Macelester College

Robert Asaadi, Adjunct Professor, Portland State University

2014-15

Amanda Bryan, Assistant Professor, Loyola University, Chicago

Brooke Coe, Research Fellow, Mortara Center for International Studies, Georgetown University

Caleb Goltz, Visiting Assistant Professor, Hartwick College

Charles Gregory, Assistant Professor Stephen F. Austin State University

Giovanni Mantilla, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Princeton's Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance

Henry Thomson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Nuffield College at Oxford University

Ismail Yaylaci, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Sehir University

Josh Anderson, Visiting Assistant Professor, St. Olaf College

Mark Hoffman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Vassar College

Sergio Valverde, Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Shaun Williams-Wyche, Research Analyst, State of MN, Department of Higher Education

2013-14

Anthony Pahnke, Visiting Assistant Professor, St. Olaf College

Elizabeth Sharrow, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Geoffrey Sheagley, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota-Duluth

Geoffrey Dancy, Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University

Jennifer Gagnon, Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia

Jonas Bunte, Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Dallas

Laura Thaut Vinson, Postdoctoral Resedarch Fellow, U.S. Foreign Policy & International Security, Dartmouth College

M. David Forrest, Instructor, Arizona State University

Michael Julius, Visiting Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina

Moira Lynch, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland-Loyola

Ralitsa Donkova, Visiting Assistant Professor, Colgate

Zhen Wang, Assistant Professor, Middle Tennessee

2012-13

Caitlin Dwyer, Assistant Professor, Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis

Christopher Galdieri, Assistant Professor, St. Anslem College

David Pak Yue Leon, Assistant Professor, Keuka College

Denis Kennedy, Assistant Professor, College of the Holy Cross

Matthew Cravens, Visiting Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dartmouth College

Matthew Dean Hindman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Lindfield College

Ross Edwards, Assistant Professor, Albertus Magnus College

Veronica Michel, Assistant Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Zenqing Zhang, Assistant Professor, Hamline University

2011-12

Aaron Rapport, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University

Adriano Udani, Visiting Assistant Professor, St. Olaf College

Edward Gimbel, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Esen Kirdis, Assistant Professor, Rhodes College

Lauren Wilcox, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University

Michael Nordquist, Assistant Professor, Albertus Magnus College

Robyn Linde, Assistant Professor, Rhode Island College

Vencent Vecera, Assistant Professor, Randolph College