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Recent PhD Placements

Our Ph.D. graduates regularly land jobs within academia, the private sector, and governmental positions. Check out some of our recent placements.

 

Wendy Davis (2019) Western Governor’s University

Richard Amon (2019) Utah System of Higher Education

Keita Omi (2019) Assistant Professor, Ahmedabad University

Perparim Gutaj (2018) Associate Professor, Salt Lake Community College

Arielle Newman (2018) Post-Doc, Brigham Young University

Jennifer Seelig (2018) Director of Community Empowerment, Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office

Marin Bryce (2018) Director, Peace Building Institute, Never Again Rwanda

Payam Foroughi (2017) Research & Teaching Fellow, OSCE Academy, Kyrgyz Republic

Jennifer Yim (2017) Executive Director, Utah Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission

Luis Oquendo (2016) University of Utah, Office of Budget & Institutional Analysis

Carrie Humphreys (2016) Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee at Martinsville

Christopher Russell (2016) Legislative Analyst, Governor’s Office, State of Utah

Koji Haraguchi (2016) Lecturer, International College of Liberal Arts, Yamanashi Gakuin University (Japan)

Serhun Al (2015) Assistant Professor, Izmir University of Economics

Nouf Alenezi (2015) Assistant Professor, Kuwait University

Gordon Dunne (2015) Associate Professor, Salt Lake Community College

Kevin Werner (2015) Science and Research Director, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

Christopher Krueger (U15) Teacher, Skyline High, Salt Lake City, UT

Masaki Kakizaki (2014) Assistant Professor, Temple University (Japan Campus)

Michael Howard (2014) Manager of HR Planning, Human Resource Department, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Saints, Salt Lake City, UT

David Buhler (2014) Commissioner of Higher Education, State of Utah

Brian Roberts (M.Phil., 2014) Senior City Attorney, Salt Lake City Attorney’s office

Nathan Simmons (M.Phil., 2014) Business Analyst, Monroe Energy

Shaohua Lei (2013) Assistant Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University (China)

Douglas Byrd (2013) Assistant Professor, Portland Community College

Joana Odencrantz (2012) Assistant Professor, Dixie State College

Kristian Alexander (2011) Assistant Professor, Zayed University (UAE)

Etga Ugur (2011) Post-Doc, Michigan State University; Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma

Stithorn Thananithichot (2011) Research Fellow, King Prajadhipok’s Institute (Thailand)

Jessica Taverna (M.Phil., 2011) Executive Director of Undergraduate Programs, Eccles School of Business

Saban Kardas (2010) Assistant Professor, TOBB Univ (Turkey)

Tracy Graham (2010) Director, Child Services, Utah State

Jennifer Robinson (2010) Associate Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

Heidi Franco (2010) Adjunct Professor, Univ of Utah

Stephen Nelson (2010) Deputy District Attorney, SLC District Attorney’s Office; Adjunct Professor, Univ of Utah

Robert Forbis (2010) Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas

Nathan Melton (M.Phil., 2010) Instructor, Utah Valley University

Melissa Goldsmith (2009) Research Associate, Urban Institute for Teacher Education

Nora Wood (2009) Adjunct Professor, Univ of Utah

Brendon Cannon (2009) Science Applications International Corp; Associate Professor, Khalifa University

Shireen Burki-Liebl (2007) Department of Defense

Anne Golden Worsham (2007) Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University

Michael Minch (2007) Assistant Professor, Utah Valley University

Hasan Kosebalaban (2006) Assistant Professor, Lake Forest University

Joseph Robert (2006) Assistant Professor, Roger Williams University

Gamze Yasar (2006) Assistant Professor, Colorado State University

Chyleen Arbon (2004) Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University

Robert Bateman (2004) Assistant Professor, American University, Sharjah

Francis Bell (2004) Town Manager, Crested Butte, Colorado

Rebecca Larsen (2004) Adjunct Professor, University of Utah

Samantha Woolsey (2004) Adjunct Instructor, University of Utah

Doug Goodman (2002) Associate Professor, Mississippi State University

Shambayati Hootan (2001) Assistant Professor, Bilkent University (Turkey)

Imad K., Harb (2001) Instructor, Georgetown University

Lisa Dicke (2000) Professor, Texas Tech University

Melanne Cherry (2000) Senior Social Worker, University of Utah

Hootan Shambayati (2000) Assistant Professor, Bilkent University (Turkey)

Douglas McGee (2000) Assistant Professor, Saginaw Valley State University

Last Updated: 7/16/20