Ph.D.

Meet the Doctoral Candidates

Levin College Ph.D. Program

Our Ph.D. students study a variety of aspects of urban life. Their coursework and original research at The Levin College of Urban Affairs prepares them to research, teach, and practice reflectively in positions related to urban studies and public affairs, in universities and public policy organizations. Meet some of our current Ph.D. candidates who are in the process of completing their dissertations and degrees.

Albert A. Bragg, Jr.
Ph.D. Candidate in Urban Studies and Public Affairs
Specialization: Urban Studies/Public Affairs (Policy)
Research Interests: Various aspects of sustainability, particularly as it relates to low to moderate income housing.  Also,  interested in research pertaining to policies, which would make the safety forces more efficient and effective. 

Daniel Dunchack
Ph.D. Candidate in Urban Studies and Public Affairs
Specialization: Urban Studies and Public Administration
Research Interests: Whistle-Blowing, Public Finance, Intersex in Public Policy, Collaboration in Producing Public Value, Ethics, and Mixed-Methods Methodology.

Taekyoung Lim 
Ph.D. Candidate in Urban Studies and Public Affairs (Expected 2017)
Specialization: Urban and Environmental Policy
Research Interests: Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation, State and Local Governance, Regional Collaboration, Energy Policy, Sustainable Economic Development, Urban Policy and Urban Management