MPP Students

Portrait of Vadim Abanin

Vadim Abanin
Dushanbe, Tajikistan

  • International Policy and Development

  • Economics

  • Political Strategy

  • Public Management

Portrait of Natasha Ahuja

Natasha Ahuja
New Delhi, India

  • International Development
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Economics
Portrait of Meshal Alkhowaiter

Meshal Alkhowaiter
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Labor Economics
  • Tax Policy
  • Education Policy
Portrait of Margarita Arguello

Margarita Arguello
Managua Nicaragua

  • International Development
  • Education
Portrait of Caitlin Chin

Caitlin Chin
Boston, Massachusetts

  • Foreign policy
  • Political Strategy
  • Environmental policy
  • Technology policy
Portrait of Anniete Cohn-Lois

Anniete Cohn-Lois
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  • Public Management Efficiency
  • Civil Service Reform
Portrait of Rafael Contreras Gomez

Rafael Contreras Gomez
Caracas, Venezuela

  • Migration and Forced Displacement
  • Education
  • Latin America and the Middle East
Portrait of Krista D'Alessandro

Krista D'Alessandro
Denver, Colorado

  • Economic Development
  • Women and Gender
  • Social Policy
Portrait of Erich Denk

Erich Denk
Pittsburgh, PA

  • Economic Policy
  • Methods
  • Political Strategy
Portrait of Kali Grant

Kali Grant
Columbus, Ohio (MPP Evening)

  • Social Policy
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • US Domestic

  • Tax/Fiscal/Budget Policy

Portrait of Yingtong Guo

Yingtong Guo
Shanghai, China

  • Economic Development
  • Trade Policy
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Tech Policy
Portrait of Sam Hodges

Sam Hodges
Big Timber, MT

  • Fiscal policy
  • Transportation policy
Portrait of Jared Ison

Jared Ison
Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Social Policy
  • Education
  • Latin America, Refugee & Migrant Issues

Portrait of Junaid Masood

Junaid Masood
Lahore, Pakistan

  • International Development
  • Data Science
  • Political Economy
Portrait of Shannon Meyer-Johanson

Shannon Meyer-Johanson
Sacramento, California

  • Environmental Policy
  • Tech Policy
  • Data Science Political Strategy
Portrait of Ben Mindes

Ben Mindes
Rockville, Maryland

  • Development Policy
  • Trade Policy
Portrait of Roxane Peloux

Roxane Peloux
Paris, France

  • International Policy and Development
  • Trade Policy
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Portrait of Caroline Reppert

Caroline Reppert
Scranton, Pennsylvania

  • Political Strategy
  • US Domestic
  • Social Policy
  • Women and Gender
Portrait of Kamila Saldanha

Kamila Saldanha
Bangalore, India

  • Economics
  • International Development
  • Political Strategy
Portrait of Kia Sosa

Kia Sosa
Chicago, IL

  • Education
  • International Development
  • Gender Equity
Portrait of Lina Stolyar

Lina Stolyar
Boston, MA

  • Domestic Health Policy
  • Social Policy
Portrait of Bailey Sutton

Bailey Sutton
Garden City, NY

  • Democratization
  • Institution Building
  • Election Monitoring
  • Foreign Policy
Portrait of Joaquin Taussig

Joaquin Taussig
Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Social Policy
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Inequality
Portrait of Hall Wang

Hall Wang
Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Education
  • Political Strategy
  • Public Management
Portrait of Itay Weiss

Itay Weiss
Rishon LeZion, Israel

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Public-Private Relationships

MPM Students

Portrait of Lindsey Burkhard

Lindsey Burkhard
Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Health Policy
  • Public Management
  • Land Use Policy
  • Local & State Affairs
Portrait of Meheret Shumet

Meheret Shumet
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Newport News, VA

  • International Development
  • Health Disparities
  • Women's Education
Portrait of Mitsuru Yamashiro

Mitsuru Yamashiro
Tokyo, Japan

  • International Development Cooperation

MSDSPP Students

Portrait of Maddie Pickens

Maddie Pickens
Tucson, Arizona

  • Social/Urban Policy
  • Economic Development
  • Data Visualization

MIDP Students

Portrait of Isabel Mejia

Isabel Mejia
Bogotá, Colombia

  • International Development
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Children’s Education and Health
  • Conflict, Violence and Poverty, and Financial Institutions
Portrait of Maude Sheena Cooper

Maude Sheena Cooper
Monrovia, Liberia and Minneapolis, MN

  • International Development
  • Economics
  • Financial Flows
  • Infrastructure Development
Portrait of Gerald Etarukot

Gerald Etarukot
Busia, Kenya

  • International Development with a focus on Education
  • Labour Market and Taxation
Portrait of Wetoga Feli

Wetoga Feli
South Brunswick, NJ

  • Education
  • Early Childhood Development
Portrait of Nikkie Pacheco

Nikkie Pacheco
Metro Manila, Philippines

  • International Development
  • Economic Policy
  • Poverty and Social Policy
  • Financial Inclusion and Microfinance
Portrait of Aruj Shukla

Aruj Shukla
Lucknow, India

  • Development Economics
  • Food and Agriculture Policy
  • Political Economy
  • Inequality
Portrait of Ramy Zeid

Ramy Zeid
Cairo, Egypt

  • Governance
  • Tax & Labor Policy


Portrait of Maria Aysa-Lastra

Maria Aysa-Lastra, MPP
Rock Hill, SC

Associate Professor of Sociology, Winthrop University

Portrait of Kaitlin Bernell

Kaitlin Bernell, MPP
Austin, TX

Doctoral Student, Education Leadership & Policy, University of Texas at Austin

Portrait of Alex Budak

Alex Budak, MPP
Berkeley, CA

Changemaker in Residence and Faculty, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

Portrait of Josh Caplan

Josh Caplan, MPM
Washington, DC

Budget Analyst, Senate Budget Committee

Portrait of Alejandra Cervantes Mascareño

Alejandra Cervantes Mascareño, MPM
Mexico City, Mexico

Director of Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Anthropology

Portrait of Jessica Clarke

Jessica Clarke, MPP
Baltimore, MD

Project Manager, Baltimore City Housing Department

Portrait of Rose Clouston

Rose Clouston, MPP
Chicago, IL

Director of Online Training, National Democratic Training Committee

Portrait of Erica Dahl

Erica Dahl, MPP
Salt Lake City, UT

Vice President of Government Affairs at Vivint Solar

Portrait of Carlos Delgado

Carlos Delgado, MPP
Washington, DC

Consultant, World Bank Group

Portrait of Karen Durham

Karen Durham, MPP
Potomac, MD

Healthcare Blog Writer

Portrait of Felix Faltin

Felix Faltin, MPP
Vienna, Austria

Head of Strategic Projects, Speedinvest Venture Capital

Portrait of Jake Ford

Jake Ford, MPP
Durham, NC

Program Evaluator, Program Evaluation Division, North Carolina General Assembly

Portrait of Tom Fox

Tom Fox, MPP
Washington, DC and Madrid, Spain

Executive Coach, Signal House Coaching

Portrait of Erika Germer

Erika Germer, MPP
Ashville, NC

Workforce Development Specialist

Founding Director, City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy

Portrait of Theresa Goldberg

Theresa Goldberg, MPP
Chicago, IL

Investment Management

Portrait of Lisa Griffin

Lisa Griffin, MPM
Washington, DC

Special Assistant for General and Flag Officer Matters, The Joint Staff, Pentagon

Portrait of Matt Gyory<br />

Matt Gyory, MPP
Arlington, VA

Specialist Master, Deloitte

Portrait of Wendy Jeffries

Wendy Jeffries, MPP
Baltimore, MD

Executive Director, TasteWise Kids

Portrait of Sven Jones

Sven Jones, MPM
Bethesda, MD

Disabilities Services Director, Marymount University

Portrait of Rachel Kerestes

Rachel Kerestes, MPP
Washington, DC

Vice President of Marketing, Nareit

Portrait of Nghia-Piotr Le

Nghia-Piotr Le, MPP
Washington, DC

Research Officer, International Monetary Fund

Portrait of Cristina Martinez Pinto

Cristina Martinez Pinto, MPP

Lead, C Minds AI for Social Good Lab

Portrait of O. Felix Obi

O. Felix Obi, MPM
Annapolis, MD

Commissioner, Governance, Economic, and Int’l Trade Consultant

Portrait of Colin Odogwu

Colin Odogwu, MPP
Raleigh, NC

Contracts Manager

Portrait of Geoffrey Okamoto

Geoffrey Okamoto, MPP
Washington, DC

Acting Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Finance

Portrait of Carlos Orvañanos Rea

Carlos Orvañanos Rea, MPM
Cancun, Mexico

Director General, Institute for Development and Financing of the State

Portrait of Mandy Pellegrin

Mandy Pellegrin, MPP
Nashville, TN

Policy Director, The Sycamore Institute

Portrait of Agustin Porres

Agustin Porres, MPP
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Country Director, Varkey Foundation

Portrait of Emily Rasheed

Emily Rasheed, MIDP
Washington, DC

Data Analyst, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Portrait of Rachel Rush-Marlowe

Rachel Rush-Marlowe, MPP
Washington, DC

Research Analyst, National Student Clearing House Research Center

Portrait of Mike Sanford

Mike Sanford, MPM
Washington, DC

Logistics Staff Officer, HQDA, DCS G4

Portrait of Scott Schonberger

Scott Schonberger, MPP/MBA
Boston, MA

Head of Strategy and Analytics, Poly6 Technologies

Portrait of Kat Song

Kat Song, MPP
Washington, DC

Communications Director, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Portrait of Art Stewart

Art Stewart, MPM
Philadephia, PA

Management Consultant

Portrait of Michael Sugimura

Michael Sugimura, MPP
Ventura County, California

Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Portrait of Paul Treacy

Paul Treacy, MPP
Chapel Hill, NC

PhD Candidate, Public Policy, University of North Carolina

Portrait of Stephanie Vergara

Stephanie Vergara, MIDP
Bogotá, Colombia

Education Consultant, World Bank Group

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