Doctoral Students & Candidates

Most of our doctoral students are mid-to-late in their careers and have significant experience in the public, private, and/or nonprofit sectors. Some hold administrative positions in these sectors, and many are closely involved in developing and evaluating public policies at the federal, state, and/or local levels.

These students are completing their doctoral coursework, preparing for their qualifying exams, or working on their dissertations.

Graduate Assistant, School of Public Management and Policy, UIS
Director of Operations, Illinois National Guard
Unit/Head Marketing, Assistant examiner and subject expert for West African Examination Council, Trainer and Researcher at Center for Policy Research and Strategic Study (CepRass)
Director of Advocacy, University of Illinois System Office of External Relations and Communications
Deputy Director of Performance Management and Operational Excellence, Office of Correctional Medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Sergeant -Patrol Division Bolingbrook Police Department
Lecturer, Gallaudet University
Executive Director, My Intellectual Property Law Guide
Technology Team Member/Digital Forensic Analyst, City of Chicago: Police Department
Doctoral Fellow, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Office of Community Assistance
District Development Planning Officer, Kwahu East District Assembly
Lawyer, Nigeria
Assistant Vice President, External and State Relations Office of External Relations and Communications University of Illinois System
Intelligence Analyst, Department of Defense
Lawyer, Uganda
Programme Specialist in the Section of Inclusive Quality Education, UNESCO
Grants and Contracts Coordinator, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National Center for Supercomputing Applications