Preparing Leaders

GSPIA provides the educational requirements and advanced studies to help students gain entry into careers throughout the U.S. and around the world. View a list of careers of GSPIA alumni.

Recent Placements

Positions Obtained by 2006-2016 Graduates of the GSPIA Doctoral Program

Academic Positions

United States

Assistant Professor of International Relations, James Madison College, Michigan State University

Assistant Professor of Policy Studies, Monterrey Institute for International Studies

Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Florida State University; previously Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Taubman Center for Public Policy, Brown University

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado-Denver

Assistant Professor of Criminology, University of South Carolina

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois-Chicago

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Sam Houston State University

Associate Director, University of Southern California State Capital Center, Sacramento

Assistant Professor of Public Administration, University of Akron

Research Associate, Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Assistant Professor of Business, Point Park University

Assistant Professor of Business and Economics, Eastern Mennonite University

Assistant Professor of Communications, Indiana Wesleyan University

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Visiting Scholar, Sam Houston State University

Assistant Professor, Political Science, Fordham University

Research Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

NSF Post-doctoral Research Associate, Computational Social Science, University of Maryland

Assistant Professor of International Trade and Global Studies, Arizona State University Thunderbird School of Global Management

Assistant Professor of Security Studies, The University of Texas at El Paso

Researcher, University of Maryland, College Park 

Assistant Professor, Kean University

International

Assistant Professor of Political Science, National University of Singapore

Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Seoul National University

Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy, National Taipei University

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands

Assistant Professor of International Business, HEC Montreal

Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Young-Nam University, Republic of Korea

Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Gyeong-Sang National University, Korea

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Thommasat University, Thailand

Assistant Professor, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations, American University in Bulgaria

Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, McGill University, Canada

Assistant Professor, Koc University

Associate Professor, Kanazawa University Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Government Positions

United States

Presidential Management Fellow/Foreign Affairs Specialist, U.S. Department of Defense

Research Associate, National Center for Juvenile Justice, U.S. Department of Justice

Intelligence Officer-Terrorism Research and Analysis Branch, US CENTCOM

Trade Policy Analyst, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 

International

Staff member for Governance, Institutional Development and Gender Issues, Institutional Development Committee, Office of the President of the Republic, Mali

Government Research Institute, Seoul National University

NGO Positions

Head of Management Support Unit, United Nations Development Program in Sri Lanka

Non-Profit Positions
 

United States

Associate Political Scientist, RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh

Chief Operations Officer, American Red Cross—Southwestern Pennsylvania

Executive Director, Amizade Global Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs

Senior Consultant, Non-Profit Leadership Institute

Research Analyst, Great Lakes Behavioral Research Institute

Program Manager, University of Pittsburgh 

Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

Senior Vice President, Public Safety and Operations, Allegheny County Airport Authority 

Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

International

Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce, Casablanca, Morrocco

Director of Central and Eastern European Operations, Pressley Ridge (in USA and Hungary)

Corporate

Data Science Expert, McKinsey & Company

Founder & CEO, Goldway International Educational Consulting Co. Ltd

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