Doctoral Candidates

Students enter into doctoral candidacy once they have completed all of their doctoral coursework, passed their qualifying exams, and successfully defended their dissertation proposals. These students have begun collecting data and writing their dissertations.

Kofi Abaidoo-AsieduKofi Abaidoo

Program & Policy Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Health Services in Milwaukee





Jeremiah R. Bailey

Investigator, Drug Enforcement Administration





Robert L. Elliott

Retired, State Police and Army National Guard






Sarah Jennings
Director of Corporate & Foundation Giving, SSM Health Foundation-St. Louis





Rebekah GrosbollRebekah Grosboll

Legal Studies & Political Science Online Program Coord., UIS





Cynthia (Cindy) Stephenson Lamar
Post Doc/Faculty Business Administration, University of Illinois-Springfield





John Malone

Associate Professor of Communication, Lincoln College





Scott McFarlandScott McFarland

Executive Director, Serve Illinois





Jackie NewmanJackie L. Newman

Executive Director, Springfield Public Housing Authority





Anita J. RumageAnita J. Rumage

Executive Director, Nonprofit Social Services Agency





David SchererDavid Scherer

Associate Director, Division of Research Safety, UIUC





Joe SchweickertColonel Joe Schweickert

Chief of Staff, Illinois Army National Guard





Tami S. SilvermanTami S. Silverman

President and CEO, Indiana Youth Institute





Farris A. WatsonFarris A. Watson

Senior Community Dev. Specialist, St. Louis County Gov’t





Keisha WindhamKeisha Windham

Public Health Research Coordinator, Wash. University School of Medicine