Hire a Duke Ph.D.

Our graduates have gone on to outstanding careers in higher education, public service, and the private sector. Again this year, we are proud to have outstanding students on the job market. Brief sketches of our placement candidates are available below. We also include their contact information. Some students maintain their own page with more detailed information regarding their preparation and strengths. If you have questions about graduate student placement, please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator Kathy Ivanov (kathy.ivanov@duke.edu). If you have any questions about our Ph.D. program in general, contact Director of Graduate Studies Kyle Beardsley (kyle.beardsley@duke.edu).

Job Candidates

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    National security, intelligence, and foreign policy

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Comparative Politics, Political Institutions

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    American Politics, Political Behavior, and Public Opinion

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Political Theory

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Political Economy, Business-State Relations, Bureaucracy, Good overnance, and Authoritarian Politics

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    American Politics, Behavior Identities, Methods

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    American Political Development, Incarceration and Democracy, Theories of Representation, and Ancient Political Thought

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Political Methodology and Political Economy

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Political Economy

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Comparative Politics, Political Behavior, Urbanization and Development, Gender and Development

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Comparative Politics, Political Institutions, Religion & Politics

  • Research & Teaching Interests

    Political Economy, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Methodology