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Ellie Rosen

“Northeastern is known for the success of its graduates, and I’m seeing why so clearly being in this program … I’m learning in a way that I’ve never learned or been challenged prior to being in graduate school.”..
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Evaristus Odinikaeze

U.S. Coast Guard veteran Evaristus Odinikaeze is applying his interest in law, public policy and behavioral sciences to help improve and expand initiatives at All Dorchester Sports and Leadership. He received a prestigious fellowship from Mission Continues, an organization that empowers veterans to continue their service on the community level…
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Shalanda Baker

Shalanda Baker is an expert in environmental and renewable energy law, sustainable development, administrative law, and international development. Here, she explains how she went from working at a law firm to conducting field research in Latin America and developing a research agenda focused on global energy transition, climate change, and indigenous rights…
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Vienna Thompkins

Vienna Thompkins is applying the knowledge she has acquired through the MPA Program and the Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics to conduct a fiscal analysis of the use of fees and fines in the criminal justice system…
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Gavin Shatkin

In a multidisciplinary initiative, professor Gavin Shatkin is looking into flood risk in rapidly growing coastal megacities including Jakarta, Indonesia…
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Joe Nania

Joe Nania discusses the PlusOne Program, his internship at Common Cause Massachusetts, and his challenging, client-oriented Capstone project…
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Alicia Sasser Modestino

Labor economist Alicia Sasser Modestino is leading a multi-year study with the Boston Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development to shed light on what works for summer jobs programs, as well as what works for whom, under what conditions, and why…
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Theodore Landsmark

Theodore C. Landsmark, a higher education visionary and public policy expert, assumed the role of director of the Dukakis Center April 1, 2017, bringing with him an outstanding record as an activist educator focused on urban design and diverse cultures…
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Kelley Turner

Kelley Turner discusses the ways his military skills are relevant to his policy analysis studies, the hands-on work he is completing in classes, and how the MPP program will help him further his military career…
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Governance Project

Professors Stephen Flynn and Matthias Ruth and two doctoral students are assessing metro Boston’s interdependent energy and transportation sectors to identify a governance framework that would enhance resilience and regional institutional coordination…
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