LSU PhD Placements

Alan Baily (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2006)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Stephen F. Austin State University, Associate Professor

Natasha Bingham (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2012)
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Loyola University, New Orleans, Assistant Professor

Tabatha Cale (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2012)
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Everglades Policy Associate, National Audubon Society

Isa Camyar  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2007)
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: International Politics
Position: University of Pennsylvania, Lecturer in International Relations
 
Matthew Connell (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2015)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Instructor of Political Science
 
Andrea Conque-Johnson (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2016)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: University of Louisiana Lafayette, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
 
Nicholas Davis  (Ph.D Louisiana State University, )
MA:  Louisiana State University, Aug. 2015
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: 

Tao Dumas  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2011)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Assistant Professor, The College of New Jersey

N. Susan Gaines  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2011)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Lecturer, University of Leeds

David Gauthier (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2004)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Legislative Analyst, Louisiana House of Representatives
 
James Gilley (Ph.D Louisiana State University, )
1st Field: Comparative Politics  |  2nd Field: International Relations
Position: 

Kimberly Hurd Hale  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2012)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Washington and Lee University, Visiting Assistant Professor
 
Rodolfo Hernandez ( Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2017)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Texas State University, Senior Lecturer in Political Science 
 
Jill Hickson  (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2016)
JD/MA: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2000
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position
 
Sean Illing (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2014)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: International Relations
Position: Covers politics, science and literature for vox.com
 
Tonya Kenny  (M.A. Louisiana State University, 2015)
1st Field: Comparative Politics  |  2nd Field: Methodology
Pursuing Ph.D. at Indiana University 
 
John Kitch (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2017)
MA: University of Oklahoma, 2012
1st Field: Political Theory  | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Beloit College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science 
 
Sarah Beth V. Kitch (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2014)
1st Field:  Political Theory  |  2nd Field:  Comparative Politics
Position:  Thomas W. Smith Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Department of Politics, James Madison Program, Princeton University (2016-2017)

Mileah K. Kromer  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2008)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Goucher College, Assistant Professor
 
Michal Kuz (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2014)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Lazarski University in Warsaw, Assistant Professor of Government Studies 

Thomas Laehn  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2010)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: McNeese State University, Assistant Professor
 
Benjamin Mabry  (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2015)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position:  Louisiana College, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Patrick McEachern  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2009)
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: International Relations
Position: United States Foreign Service, Seoul
 
Miceli, Angela  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2013)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: University of Navarra, Spain

Jeremy Mhire (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2006) 
1st Field: Political Theor | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Louisiana Tech University, Assistant Professor

Glenn A. Moots (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2007)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Northwood University, Professor
 
N. Kim Nguyen (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2011)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, Visiting Assistant Professor

Caroline Payne (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2010)
1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Lycoming College, Assistant Professor

Geoffrey A. Plauche (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2009)
1st Field: Political Theory | International Politics | 2nd Field: Philosophy
Position: Buena Vista University, Adjunct Instructor

Liang Qiao (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2012)
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: International Politics
Position: Renmin University of China, Assistant Professor
 
Jennifer Richard  (Ph.D Louisiana State University, )
1st Field: Political Theory  |  2nd Field: Comparative Politics
email: jvrichard@gmail.com

Madalina Hanes Robison (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2011)
1st Field Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: International Politics
Position: LSU Graduate School, Program Officer

Sam Robison (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2010) 
1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Office of Social Service Research and Development
 
Sam Rohrer  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, 2014)
1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position:  Assistant Professor, University of North Georgia

Stella Rouse  (Ph.D Louisiana State University, August 2008)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: University of Maryland, Associate Professor

Jeremiah Russell  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2010)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Jacksonville State University, Assistant Professor 
 
Eric Schmidt (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2016)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Kentucky Wesleyan College, Visiting Assistant Professor 
 
Bill Schulz (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2017)
Position: Lone Star College, Assistant professor of Political Science
 
Trevor Shelley (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2014)
MA: University of Calgary, 2007
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Executive Director of imagiNation 150

Kaitlyn Sill (Ph.D Louisiana State University, May 2010)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Pacific Lutheran University, Assistant Professor
 
Drew K. Thompson (Ph.D Louisiana State University, 2017)
1st Field: Politics Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Murray State University in Kentucky, Instructor of Humanities 
 
Thomas Varacalli (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2016)
1st Field: Political Theory  |  2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Lecturer, Political Science Department, Texas State University

Jeremy Wells (Ph.D Louisiana State University, August 2013)
1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics 

Position: Texas State University, Lecturer 

David Whitney (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2010)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Nicholls State University

Betina Wilkinson (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2010)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Wake Forest University, Assistant Professor

Rhonda Wrzenski (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2010)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Indiana University Southeast, Assistant Professor

Ping Xu  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2012)
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: University of Rhode Island, Assistant Professor

 

MORE LSU PH.D. PLACEMENTS


Phillip J. Ardoin (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 1996)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Political Theory
Position: Appalachian State University, Associate Professor

Rachel Bzostek (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2002)
1st Field: International Politics | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: University of Texas at Tyler, Assistant Professor

David D. Corey (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2002)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Baylor University, Associate Professor

Elizabeth Campbell Corey  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2004)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Baylor University, Assistant Professor

R. Scott Crichlow (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2001)
1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: West Virginia University, Associate Professor
 

Margaret Gonzalez-Perez  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1994)
1st Field: Comparative Politics | 2nd Field: Political Theory
Position: Southeastern Louisiana University, Professor

Jeffrey C. Herndon  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2003)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: International Politics
Position: Texas A&M University, Commerce, Associate Professor

John Christopher Howell (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 2000)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Political Theory
Position: Southern Utah University, Assistant Professor

Branwell DuBose Kapeluck  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, July 2001)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Political Theory
Position: The Citadel, Associate Professor

John Randoph Leblanc (Ph.D. Louisiana State University 1997)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: University of Texas at Tyler, Associate Professor

James Lemke (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 1978)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: International Politics
Position: Coker College, Professor

Christine LeVeaux  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1998)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: University of Houston, Assistant Dean of Honors College

James Lee Llorens  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1992)
1st Field: American Poliltics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Southern University-Baton Rouge, Chancellor

Nicholas Chad Long (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2001)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: International Politics
Position: St. Edward's University, Assistant Professor

Maruice Mangum (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 1998)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University

W. King Mott (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1997)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Seton Hall University, Associate Professor

Todd Myers (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1997)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: International Relations
Position: Grossmont College, Assistant Professor

Iren Omo-bare (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 1990)
1st Field: International Relations | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Millsaps College, Associate Professor

James F. Pasley (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 1999)
1st Field: International Politics | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Park University, Associate Professor

Peter Petrakis (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1998)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: Southeastern Louisiana University, Associate Professor

Gregory T. Russell  (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1987)
1st Field: International Politics | 2nd Field: Political Theory
Position: University of Oklahoma, Professor

Claes G. Ryn (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 1974)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: The Catholic University of America, Professor

Albert Samuels (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1998)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Southern University-Baton Rouge, Associate Professor

Scott Segrest (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 2005)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2nd Field: American Politics
Position: The Citadel, Assistant Professor

William Paul Simmons (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, December 1996)
1st Field: Political Theory
Position: Arizona State University, Associate Professor

Lee Trepanier (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, August 2001)
1st Field: Political Theory | 2ns Field: Comparative Politics
Position: Saginaw Valley State University, Associate Professor

Kenneth Wink (Ph.D. Louisiana State University, May 1992)
1st Field: American Politics | 2nd Field: Comparative Politics
Position: University of Texas at Tyler, Associate Professor