Research Seminar Series

Seminars convened on Thursdays from noon to 1:15 p.m. over Zoom, unless otherwise noted. Please contact Khaldoun AbouAssi at or Erdal Tekin with any questions. Please feel free to bring a (virtual) bag lunch.

Fall 2020 RSS Lineup

August 27, 2020
Andrea Headley
, Assistant Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

September 10, 2020
Michel Grosz
, Economist, Federal Trade Commission

October 1, 2020
Megan Stevenson
, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia School of Law

October 22, 2020
Stephanie Moulton
, Associate Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University

November 5, 2020
Leisha DeHart-Davis
, Professor of Public Administration and Government, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Past Research Seminar Series

Fall 2019

August 29, 2019
Lilli Shaffer, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

September 5, 2019
Scott Cunningham, Associate Professor, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University

September 12, 2019
Zachary Bauer, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

September 19, 2019
Emilia Simeonova, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Caney School of Business

October 3, 2019
Long Tran, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

October 10, 2019
Samuel Kleiner, Economist, Federal Trade Commission

October 24, 2019
Dan Smith
, Associate Professor, Biden School of Public Policy & Administration, University of Delaware

November 1, 2019
Wallis Romzek
, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

November 14, 2019
Sean Nicholson-Crotty
, Professor, Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University 

November 21, 2019
Susan Dynarski
, Professor, University of Michigan


Spring 2020

January 16, 2020
Brent Never, Associate Professor, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri-Kansas City

January 30, 2020
Mirya Holman, Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts, Tulane University

February 6, 2020
Tina Nabatchi, Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University

February 13, 2020
Deborah A. Carrol, Associate Professor and Director of School of Public Administration, Center for Public and Nonprofit Management, University of Central Florida

February 27, 2020
Lael Keiser, Professor and Director of Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri

March 5, 2020
Doug Almond, Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University 

March 19, 2020
Christopher Ruhm, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia

March 26, 2020
Domonic Bearfield, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University

April 2, 2020
Amanda Girth, Associate Professor and Director of Washington Studies, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University

April 9, 2020
Sebastian Tello-Trillo, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

April 16, 2020
Peter Blair, Assistant Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University 

Fall 2018

August 30, 2018
Dany Bahar, David M. Rebenstein Fellow, Brookings Institution

September 20, 2018
Barry Bozeman, Regents Professor, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

September 27, 2018
Mildred Warner, Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University

October 4, 2018
Alnoor Ebrahim, Professor, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

October 11, 2018
James Gordon, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

October 25, 2018
Norma Riccucci
, Board of Governors Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University, Newark, School of Public Affairs & Administration

November 1, 2018
Kitt Carpenter
, Professor, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University

November 15, 2018
Ben Hansen, W.E. Miner Professor of Economics, University of Oregon

November 29, 2018
Ted Joyce, Professor of Economics, Baruch College, City University of New York


Spring 2019

January 17, 2019
Mario Macis, Associate Professor of Economics, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University

January 31, 2019
NaLette Brodnax, Assistant Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

February 7, 2019
Mary K. Feeney, Associate Professor and Lincoln, Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

February 14, 2019
Michael Kofoed, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy at West Point

February 21, 2019
Brandi Blesset, Associate Professor, Political Science Department, University of Cincinnati

March 7, 2019
Julia Carboni, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Syracuse University

March 21, 2019
Fredrik O. Andersson, Assistant Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University

March 28, 2019
William Resh, Associate Professor of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

April 11, 2019
Matthew Neidell, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

April 25, 2019
Austin Nichols, Principal Scientist, Abt Associates

Fall 2017

September 7, 2017
Liz Cascio, Associate Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College

September 14, 2017
James E. Wright II, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

September 21, 2017
Umut Özek, Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research

September 28, 2017
Meghan Doughty, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

October 5, 2017
Michael Hatch, PhD. Candidate, DPAP

October 19, 2017
Gregg G. Van Ryzin, Professor, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University – Newark

October 26, 2017
Scott Robinson, Henry Bellmon Chair of Public Service and Associate Professor, Department of Political Science - University of Oklahoma

November 16, 2017
Adán Silverio Murillo
, Professorial Lecturer/Postdoctoral Fellow, DPAP

November 30, 2017
Nora Gordon
, Associate Professor at Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy


Spring 2018

January 17, 2018
Nolan Pope,
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

February 1, 2018
Kerwin Charles, University of Chicago

February 8, 2018
Susan T. Gooden, Virginia Commonwealth University

February 15, 2018
Kelly LeRoux, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago

February 22, 2018
Jessica Sowa, Associate Professor of Public Administration, University of Baltimore

March 1, 2018
Resul Cesur, University of Connecticut

March 22, 2018
Joseph Sabia, San Diego State University

March 29, 2018
Alasdair Roberts, University of Massachusetts Amherst

April 5, 2018
Sonia Ospina, New York University

April 19, 2018
Jason Lindo, Texas A&M University

April 26, 2018
Lindsey McDougle, Rutgers University-Newark

Academic Year 2016 - 2017

Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

Academic Year 2015 - 2016

Fall 2015 | Spring 2016

Academic Year 2014 - 2015

Fall 2014 | Spring 2015

Academic Year 2013-2014

Fall 2013 | Spring 2014

Academic Year 2012-2013

Fall 2012 | Spring 2013

Academic Year 2011-2012

Fall 2011 | Spring 2012

Academic Year 2010-2011

Fall 2010 | Spring 2011

Academic Year 2009-2010

Fall 2009 | Spring 2010

Fall 2020 Research Seminar Series Flyer