Preparing students for academic and research careers in political science

Job Market Candidates

The doctoral program at Cornell is very demanding, and our students are trained in all the main fields of the discipline.

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Our graduates have gone on to outstanding careers in higher education, public service, and the private sector. Again this year, we are proud to have outstanding students on the job market. Brief sketches of our placement candidates are available below. We also include their contact information. Some students maintain their own page with more detailed information regarding their preparation and strengths.

If you have questions about graduate student placement, please contact the Graduate Field Assistant, Tina Slater or the Director of Graduate Placement, Christopher J. Anderson. If you have any questions about our Ph.D. program in general, contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Christopher Way.

Students Seeking Jobs
Holger Kern
Political Methodology, Comparative Politics, Political Behavior
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Daniel Kinderman
Comparative Politics, Comparative and International Political Economy, Economic Sociology, European Politics, Governance, International Relations
Aleksander Lust
Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, European Union, Russia, Globalization, Post-Communist Transitions, Social Movements, Historical and Analytical Theories of Justice
Michael Miller
American Politics, Political Methodology, Campaigns & Elections, Political Behavior, Civic Engagement, Public Opinion
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Daniel Sledge
American Politics, Bureaucracy, Policy Entrepreneurship, Public Health, Public Policy, Local Knowledge and Political Culture, Political Institutions, Economic Underdevelopment
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Tariq Thachil
Comparative Politics, Political Parties and Electoral Behavior, Political Economy of Development, Religion and Politics, South Asian Politics, Social Movements, Democratization
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Primary Contacts

  • Graduate Field Assistant and Job Placement Coordinator Tina Slater
    212 White Hall
    Ithaca, NY 14853-7901
    tel: (607) 255-3567
    fax: (607) 255-4530

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