Graduates

Graduates have completed all program requirements, including successfully writing and defending their dissertations.

Recent Graduates


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

 

 

 

 

Anita J. RumageAnita J. Rumage

Executive Director, Nonprofit Social Services Agency

 

 

 

 

2019 Graduates


Yetunde Agbesola

Healthcare Specialiast, United States Army

 

 

 

 

Nelson AgbodoNelson Agbodo

Acting Chief, Division of Health Data and Policy, Illinois Department of Public Health

 

 

 

 

Sophia M. Gehlhausen Anderson

Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, Illinois Board of Higher Education

 

 

 

 

Annie Brooks

Federal Liaison and Director of Title Grants, Illinois State Board of Education

 

 

 

 

Sabohat K. ManiscalcoSabohat K. Maniscalco

 

 

 

 

 

Bill PiperBill Piper

Income Tax Auditor, Illinois Dept. of Revenue

 

 

 

 

Lyle A. RigdonLyle A. Rigdon

Retired School Superintendent

 

 

 

 

Ann Schneider

Consultant, Transportation

 

 

 

 

Jennifer WellmanJennifer Wellman

Methods & Procedures Advisor,

Illinois Dept. of Public Health,

Division of Chronic Diseases

 

 

Graduates Prior to 2019


Chris Bitner

Assistant Professor, Western Illinois University

Bitner, C. E. (2013). Exploring the relationship between work-climate of police departments and officer performance at work.

 

 

 

Andrea GraffAndrea Graff
Adjunct Instructor of Political Science, Lincoln Land Community College

Graff, A. S. (2018). Dynamic capabilities and program implementation: A new theory of contextual dynamism.

 

 

 

Amy LemanAmy Leman
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois-Springfield

Leman, A. (2017). Youth leadership development: An evaluation of 4-H teen leadership competencies.

 

 

 

Sarah MackeySarah Mackey
Senior Director, Habitat for Humanity International

Mackey, S. W. (2016). Does size matter? exploring the relationship between the size of the boards of directors and charitable contributions at habitat for humanity organizations in the united states.

 

 

 

Betsy GouletBetsy Goulet
Clinical Assistant Professor,University of Illinois-Springfield

Goulet, B. P. (2014). A phenomenological approach to understanding teachers’ mandated reporting experiences.

 

 

 

Matt MontgomeryMatt Montgomery
Agronomist, Pioneer

Montgomery, M. (2013). Examining the private applicator community: Applying social science to improve IPM adoption and pesticide safety education the rational egoist ratio, game tenure, field crop scouting, and Illinois private applicator communities.

 

 

Nancy L. HuyckNancy L. Huyck
Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University –Edwardsville

Huyck, N. L. (2012). Public safety radio communications: A case study of a metropolitan county of southwestern Illinois.

 

 

 

John PhillipsJohn Phillips

Phillips, J. R. (2009). Organization and democracy: Mary Parker Follett and the science of administration.

 

 

 

 

Victoria GordonVictoria Gordon
Professor, Western Kentucky University

Gordon, V. M. (2004). Home rule and local government autonomy: The determinants of fiscal health of Illinois municipalities.

 

 

 

John PetterJohn Petter
Retired, State of Illinois

Petter, J. (2002). “Assessing responsibility in professional street-level bureaucrats.”

 

 

 


Woods, M. L., Jr. (2015). Determinants of job satisfaction of public sector engineers: An analysis of a Midwestern state transportation agency. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Runkle, K. D. (2012). Evaluation of the quality of drinking water sources and obstacles to potable drinking water in west point and suburban Monrovia, Liberia. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Ferrara, B. E. (2011). Gender and governors’ policy agendas. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Paine, J. R. (2009). Motivation to serve in local government: Testing the measures. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Brecher, J. A. (2009). Generation and the occupational culture of policing. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Small, J. E. (2009). Determinants of organizational effectiveness and an integrated performance evaluation model for nonprofit organizations. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Cantrell-Bruce, T. (2008). Nonprofit evaluation: Using a multiple-constituency approach to discover determinants of organizational effectiveness. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Srithongrung, A. (2006). The impact of state capital budget and management programs on state capital budget decisions and economic performance. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Habtes, F. F. (2006). Local government preparedness for a bioterrorist attack: Case study of Springfield, Illinois. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Meier, M. (2005). The invisibility of emotional labor: A case study of faculty members at small liberal arts colleges. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Baker-Roby, L. (2004). Backward mapping as a tool for studying program implementation: The case of black disparities in the women, infants, and children program and the family case management program. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Choi, D. L. (2003). Moral reasoning in public service: Individual, organizational, and societal determinants. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Miller, R. D. (2002). Decision-making in the public sector: A collective case study of fire sprinklers in Illinois’ public university dormitories. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.

Franklin, M. A. (2002). An application of the theory of reasoned action to the Illinois general assembly: Predicting voting intention regarding dispersal of the tobacco settlement monies. Available from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Illinois at Springfield.