Directory

Lilian Ademu

Public Policy Program

lademu@uncc.edu

Degrees and Certifications: Masters in Microbiology and Political Science, Bachelor in Microbiology

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Faith Butta

Public Policy Program

fbutta@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Social Inequality, Nonprofit Management, Homelessness

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Tengteng Cai

Public Policy Program

285E Fretwell
tcai1@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Public Opinion, Political Psychology, Political Attitudes and Political Behavior

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Ercument Camadan

Public Policy Program

ecamadan@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Energy economics and markets

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Dillon Clausner

Public Policy Program

dclausne@uncc.edu

Degrees & Credentials: Master in Regional Planning, Bachelor in English

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Christina Danis

Public Policy Program

cdanis1@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Environmental Science, City and Regional Planning

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Akofa Dossou

Public Policy Program

adossou@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Fiscal Policy, International Economics, Economic Development, Budgeting policy, Quantitative methods, Econometrics

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Nathan Duma

Public Policy Program

nduma@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Environmental policy, Environmental Sensitivity and Concern, Urban and Regional Development,

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Titiksha Fernandes

Public Policy Program

tfernan7@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Environmental economic policy, environmental policy, climate change, urban resilience, resource management and economic development

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Lief Fitzpatrick

Public Policy Program

lfitzpa2@uncc.edu

Degrees and Credentials: Masters in Public Administration, BA in English.

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Iván Flores Martínez

Public Policy Program

ifloresm@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Drug Policy and Education Policy

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James Fuller

Public Policy Program

jfulle50@uncc.edu

Degrees and Credentials: Master in Economics, Bachelor in Economics

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Jingjing Gao

Public Policy Program

jgao9@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Health Policy and Social Media

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Ken Gjertsen

Public Policy Program

kgjertse@uncc.edu

Degrees and Credentials: J.D., Master in Accountancy, Bachelor in Business Economics

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Sarah Haley

Public Policy Program

shaley5@uncc.edu

Research Interests: The intersection of climate change and reproductive justice, and how those impacts create barriers to full body autonomy.

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Adrienne Hua

Public Policy Program

ahua@uncc.edu

Dissertation Title The Budding Ripple Effect featuring Foreign Aid and Human Trafficking
Research Interests: International trade; management policy; human trafficking

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Michael Paul James

Public Policy Program

mjames11@uncc.edu

Degrees and Certifications: Master in Architecture and Urban Design, Bachelor in Music Composition. NC Real Estate License

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Cayce Jamil

Public Policy Program

cgjamil@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Cooperatives, participatory planning, decentralized democracy, and social psychology
Dissertation Topic: Utilize advances in the understandings of human vocal dynamics to analyze status inequalities that emerge in mixed-sex dyads. The purpose of the proposed experiment is to examine ways to overcome persistent generalized status inequalities, as well as how such interventions impact group cohesion and solidarity.

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Mimosa Khatun

Public Policy Program

mkhatun@uncc.edu

Degrees and Certifications: Masters in Economics

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Samuel LaVergne

Public Policy Program

slavergn@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Inequality, Stereotypes, Selfishness, Greed, Social Psychology, Behavioral Economics

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Victoria Lee

Public Policy Program

velee@uncc.edu

Degrees and Credentials: Master in Public Health, Bachelor in Business Administration

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Ping Mao

Public Policy Program

pmao1@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Education Policy

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Emily Mikkelsen

Public Policy Program

emikkels@uncc.edu

Degrees and Credentials: Master in Peace and Conflict Studies, Bachelor in Political Communications

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Ian Mikkelsen

Public Policy Program

imikkels@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Inequity: Gender, Racial, Class; Technology Development and Social Capital

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Carrie Nelson

Public Policy Program


Degrees and Credentials: Master in Business Administration, Bachelor in Marketing

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Aanuoluwapo Olajide

Public Policy Program

aolajide@uncc.edu

Degree and credentials: Masters in Tech Urban and Regional Planning, Bachelors in Tech Urban and Regional Planning

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Bakhytzhan Oskeyeva

Public Policy Program

boskeyev@uncc.edu

Degrees and Credentials: MA in International Public Policy and Management, BA in International Economic Relationships

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Robert Pinka

Public Policy Program

rpinka@uncc.edu

Degrees and Credentials: Master in Ethics and Applied Philosophy, Bachelor in Direct and Interactive Marketing

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Janine Rangel de Assis

Public Policy Program

jdeassis@uncc.edu

Degrees and Certifications: Master in Latin American Studies, Bachelor in Economics

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Hanif Sajid

Public Policy Program


Degrees and Certifications Master and Bachelor in Political Science

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Peter Thompson

Public Policy Program

pthomp34@uncc.edu

Research Interests: Environment and security policies

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Victoria Watlington

Public Policy Program

vwatling@uncc.edu

Degree and Credentials: Masters in Engineering Management, BS in Mechanical Engineering

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