Doctoral Student Research Expertise

Learn more about Public Affairs and Planning (PAPL) Doctoral Students and their unique research interests.

Public Administration and Public Policy (PAPP)

Lenita Dunlap, PhD, MA, MPA

Founder and CEO

Advisor and Principal Consultant

Graduate Research Assistant

Kapreta Johnson, PhD, MPA, BA

Director of Alumni Strategy and Relations

Community Liaison

Jack Brandon Philips, PhD, MPA, BA

Instructor of Public Administration

Associate Editor of Social Media and Marketing

Walter Taylor, PhD, MPA, MA

Chief Strategy Officer

Urban Planning and Public Policy (UPPP)

Priscylla Bento, PhD, MA, BA

Policy Manager

Adjunct Professor of Political Science

Adjunct Professor of Government

Flora Alexandra Brewer, PhD, MPA, BA


Founding Member

Nazanin Ghaffari, PhD, MA

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Subham Kharel, PhD, MA, BS

Graduate Research Assistant

Doctoral Student

Indira Manandhar, PhD, MS, MA

Researcher and Graphic Designer

Ladan Mozaffarian, , Ph.D., M.LA., B.Arch.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Research Associate

Josh Newton, PhD, MA

Adjunct Faculty

Public Affairs and Planning

Shadin Nimery, PhD, MArch

Adjunct Faculty

Jenifer Reiner, AICP, CNU-A, PhD, MUEP, BA

Instructor for PLAN 4310, Planning the American City

Graduate Research Assistant

Urban Planning and Public Policy PhD

Amruta Sakalker, PhD, GIS, MArch

Ecoleader Community Research Fellow

Graduate Research Associate

Urban Plan & Public Policy PhD