Alumni/ae Corner

2017 Doctoral Graduates

Some Recent Ph.D. Recipients and their Current Positions

  • Juan Arroyo Flores, Ph.D., 2020, Researcher, Military Analytics at Fors Marsh Group.  Arlington, VA
  • Doug Engelman, Ph.D. , 2020, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • Silpa Satheesh, Ph.D., 2020, Assistant Professor of Development, Azim Premji University
  • Rodrigo Serrao, Ph.D., 2020, Assistant Professor, Hope College
  • Jasmón Bailey, Ph.D., 2019, Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Maryland
  • Patrick Casey, Ph.D., 2019, Adjunct Instructor at USF and University of Tampa
  • Hadi Khoshneviss, Ph.D., 2019, Assistant Professor, Rhodes College
  • Erik Withers, Ph.D., 2019, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, River Falls
  • S. Katie Cooper, Ph.D., 2018, Assistant Professor, University of Tampa
  • Justine Egner, Ph.D., 2018, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
  • Melissa Welch, Ph.D., 2018, Youth and Young Adult Advocacy Specialist for the Arc of Larimer County, Colorado
  • Fae Chubin, Ph.D., 2017, Assistant Professor, Bradley University
  • Jennifer Earles, Ph.D., 2017, Assistant Professor, Frostburg State University
  • M.C. Whitlock, Ph.D., 2017, Assistant Professor, University of North Georgia-Dahlonega
  • David Zeller, Ph.D., 2017, Adjunct Instructor, University of South Florida
  • Maggie Cobb, Ph.D., 2016, Assistant Professor, University of Tampa
  • Damien Contessa, Ph.D., 2016, Professor of Instruction, University of Tampa
  • Elaina Behounek, Ph.D., 2015, Assistant Professor, Middle Georgia State University
  • Brenda Mason, Ph.D., 2015, Adjunct Instructor, Pasco-Hernando State College and Saint Leo University
  • Loren Wilbers, Ph.D., 2015, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
  • Hilary Dotson, Ph.D., 2014, Senior Researcher, Military Analytics at Fors Marsh Group.  Arlington, VA

Some Recent M.A. Recipients and their Current Positions*

  • Ana Balius, M.A., 2018, United Way Suncoast
  • Diamond Briggs, M.A, 2017, Teach for America, New York City
  • Chase McCain, M.A., 2015, DACCO Behavioral Health's program on Community Housing Solutions
  • Amber Gregory. M.A., 2014, Economic Integration Coordinator, Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency
  • Antoine Jackson, M.A., 2013, teacher in Hillsborough County Public Schools
  • Morgan Sanchez, M.A., 2013, Assistant Professor at California State East Bay
  • Adam Woolf, M.A., 2012, Veterans Services Representative, Philadelphia
  • Natalie M. Delia Deckard, M.A., 2011, Assistant Professor, University of Windsor
  • Herrica Telus, M.A., 2011, Child Protective Investigator, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
  • Jennie Lai, M.A., 2010, UX Researcher at Google, Mountain View, California
  • Anastacia Schulhoff, M.A. 2010, Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University
  • Marc Settembrino M.A., 2010, Associate Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Alexander A. Hernandez, M.A., 2009, Instructional Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
  • Sharla Alegria, M.A., 2007, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
  • Shawn Perkins, M.A., 2007, Field Interviewer at NORC at the University of Chicago
  • Christina Partin, M.A., 2006, Master Instructor of Sociology, University of South Florida
  • Ilir Disha, M.A., 2005, Assistant Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • William Force, M.A., 2005, Associate Professor, Western New England University

In addition to these career achievements, two alumni of our master's degree program have been promoted to positions of administrative leadership at their universities. Professor Neil Quisenberry (MA, 1992), is now Chair of the Division of Social Science at McKendree University in Illinois. Mr. Lonnie Griffin (MA, 2004), is now Campus Dean of the Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College, Fayetteville, NC.

More information about the alumni/ae of our graduate programs is available in Alumni/ae News.

*Many others are completing doctoral programs at prestigious universities

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