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 the Director of Graduate Studies Christopher Johnston (christopher.johnston@duke.edu).

Job Candidates

  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • American Politics
    • Political Psychology
    • Political Economy
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • Comparative Politics
    • Political Economy
    • Economic History
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • Comparative Politics
    • International Relations
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • Incarceration
    • Democratic Theory
    • Empire
    • American Political Thought
    • American Political Development
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • Political Economy
    • Financial Markets
    • Government Debt
    • Quantitative Methods
    • Foreign Policy
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • Political Economy
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • Comparative Politics
    • Political Economy
    • Corruption and Accountability
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • American Politics
    • Race, Ethnicity, and Politics
    • African American Politics
    • Political Behavior
  • Research & Teaching Interests
    • Chinese Bureaucracy and Governance
    • Authoritarian politics
    • Comparative Political Economy