Graduate Job Positions

The Political Science Department here at UK is happy to have our PhD graduates employed in a variety of diverse locations, industries, and professions. Below, find a global map showing where our Cats have ended up and are continuing to make an impact. 

 

 

Political Science PhD’s: Current Positions

Name PhD Year

Major Field

Placement

Current Position

Glenn Harden 2019 International Relations Lecturer, Asbury University Lecturer, Asbury University
Stephen Joiner 2019 International Relations & Comparative Politics Assistant Professor Carson-Newman Assistant Professor Carson-Newman
Chris Ledford 2019   Analyst, BCTC's Office of Institutional Planning, Research, and Effectiveness (IPRE) Analyst, BCTC's Office of Institutional Planning, Research, and Effectiveness (IPRE)
Gregory Saxton 2019 Comparate Politics Visiting Professor, Texas Tech Visiting Professor, Texas Tech
Jaclyn Johnson 2018 International Relations Assistant Professor, University of the Cumberlands Visiting Assistant Professor, Centre College (2019)
Charles Dainoff 2018 International Relations Assistant Professor, University of Idaho  
Gabriela Rangel 2017 Comparative Politics Assistant Professor, Virginia Military Institute  
Anna Rannou 2017 International Relations Community Development Internship Coordinator, Covenant College  
John Poe 2017 American Politics Postdoctoral Scholar with the Center for Public Health Services & Systems Research at UK Statician Lead, University of Michigan Medical School
Austin Trantham 2017 American Politics Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University  
Anup Phayal 2016 International Relations Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Wilmington  
Ryan Voris 2016 American Politics Assistant Professor, Abraham Baldwin College, Georgia  
Andrew Martin 2015 American Politics Senior Research Scientist, Kentucky Transportation Center  
Jungmoo Woo 2015 International Relations Assistant Professor, Dongguk University, South Korea  
Yu Ouyang 2015 American Politics Assistant Professor, Purdue University, Northwest  
Michael Morgan 2015 International Relations Assistant Professor, Thiel College, PA. Assistant Professor, Marietta College
Theresa Schroeder 2015 International Relations Assistant Professor, Radford University Visiting Assistant Professor, Ohio Northern University
Andrea Neal-Malji 2015 International Relations Assistant Professor at Hawai'i Pacific University  
Jack East 2014 International Relations Strategic Planner, US Army Cadet Command Command Executive Officer, United States Army Reserve 84th Training Command
Priyam Saharia 2014 International Relations Co-founder of Rhyme N Reason Books Co-founder of Rhyme N Reason Books
Su-Mi Lee 2013 International Relations Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii-Hilo Associate Professor, University of Hawaii-Hilo
Jeremiah Olson 2013 American Politics Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint  
Barrett Osborn 2013 International Relations Senior Statistician/Analyst at OMNITEC Solutions, DC Organizational Change Manager, Falconwood Incorporated
Jason Kehrberg 2013 American Politics Assistant Professor, Muskingum University  
Isaac Castellano 2012 International Relations Lecturer, Dept. of Political Science, Boise State University, Boise, ID Lecturer, Dept. of Political Science, Boise State University

Sharma Ramesh

2012

American Politics

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

 
Jonathan Powell 2012 International Relations Associate Professor, University of Central Florida  

Trace Lasley

2012

International Relations

Dept. Homeland Security, Office of Policy/Strategy, Planning, Analysis,  Risk

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, American University

Hanbeom Jeong

2011

International Relations

Research Faculty Korea University, South Korea

 

Adam Butz

2011

Policy Studies

Assistant Professor, California State University-Long Beach

 

Ridvan Peshkopia

2011

International Relations

Director of Social Sciences Program, University College, Kosovo

 

Jerry Thomas

2011

American Politics

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Lee Remington Williams

2011

American Politics

Assistant Professor, Bellarmine University Louisville, KY

 

Kirill Bumin

2008

Comparative Politics

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean of University of North Carolina at Pembroke Graduate School

Jorge Figueroa

2008

International Relations

University of Quintana Roo

 

Thomas Martin

2007

American Politics

Visiting Professor, Eastern Kentucky University

Executive Director, Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU)

Assistant Professor of Management at EKU

Byungkyu Kim

2007

Public Policy

Assistant Professor, Public Administration, Andong National University, South Korea

 

Satoshi Machida

2006

Comparative Politics

Associate Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney

 

Marc Hutchison

2006

International Relations

Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island

Department Chair of Political Science, University of Rhode Island

Mandi Bates Bailey

2006

American Politics

Associate Professor, Valdosta State University, GA

 

David Prince

2005

American Politics

Assistant Professor, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

Assistant Professor of Political Science Georgia Gwinnett College

Jeff Fine

2005

American Politics

Associate Professor, Clemson University, SC

 

Young-Kwi Bae

2005

International Relations

Assistant Professor, Korea Air Force Academy, Korea

 
Elizabeth Langston 2005 Transnational Politics Academic Dir., School for Intl. Training, Oman Freelance Research & Consulting

Tae-Huang Kim

2004

Comparative Politics

Assistant Professor, Political Science, Soongsil University, South Korea

 
Zeynep Alemdar 2004 International Relations Assistant Professor, Okan University,Turkey Associate Professor, Okan University
Marybeth Beller 2004 Public Policy Associate Professor, Political Science, Marshall University, WV  
Mike Musulin 2004 Public Policy Adjunct Faculty at Kaplan University, Vice President at USA Synthetic Fuel Corporation   
James Avery 2004 American Politics Associate Professor, Richard Stockton College, NJ  
Eun Seok Jang 2004 International Relations Associate Professor, Korea Air Force Academy, South Korea  
Kimberly Zagorski 2004 International Relations Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin Stout  

 

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