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PhD Placements

For more information about past PhDs visit our Alumni Profile Page.

Graduates of the program are now on the faculty at a wide range of colleges and universities, including:

  • Brandeis University
  • Brigham Young University
  • College of Charleston
  • Eastern Mennonite University
  • Florida International University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • Goucher College
  • Kent State University
  • Kennesaw State University (Georgia)
  • Marietta College (Ohio)
  • Maquarie Univeristy (Australia)
  • Ohio University
  • Panteion University (Greece)
  • Syracuse University, Maxwell School
  • Thunderbird: The American Graduate School of International Management
  • Towson University
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Costa Rica
  • University of Miami
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of North Carolina (Charlotte)
  • Virginia Tech
  • Waterloo University (Canada)


Graduates also hold government and industry positions, including:

  • Indonesian Ministry of Information
  • International Relations Institute, Pakistan
  • International Research and Exchange Board
  • Foreign Service, Emirate of Kuwait
  • Foreign Service, Egypt
  • Researcher with the State of California
  • Researcher, DAIWA Research
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Foreign Service


Contact Kasey Neil Petri, the PhD Program Coordinator, at 202-885-6582 or

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the University to meet faculty members and current PhD students. To arrange a visit, contact Graduate Admissions at 202-885-1646 or