Meet Our Students & Alumni

The Carsey School of Public Policy is more than a leading and nationally recognized policy education and research center – it’s a community of dedicated researchers and policy practitioners, of proven educators, of dedicated staff, and of change-making students and alumni, many of whom likely lead government and nonprofit institutions in your community. You’ll find members of the Carsey community working in all aspects of public administration and policy and community development and you’ll find them all over the world.

Below, you’ll find some information about the #CarseyCommunity and have a chance to explore the backgrounds and current roles of members of this unique, devoted, and experienced community. We welcome you to join us!

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Meet our Alumni

Carsey's alumni come from all different backgrounds and from all over the world. One thing's for certain though – they all go on to become leading Changemakers within their respective industries and organizations. On our Alumni webpage, we've pulled together a collection of articles highlighting news and biographies of Carsey alumni from all three programs: Master in Community Development, Master of Public Administration, and Master in Public Policy.

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Meet our Students

Carsey's students are on paths to become leaders within their communities and their organizations. They benefit from learning from leading researchers in the policy field and from educators with rich histories of working in policy and public administration around the country. On our Students webpage, we've provided biographical information on some of our students from all three programs: Master in Community Development, Master of Public Administration, and Master in Public Policy.

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Meet our Staff

Staff at the Carsey School of Public Policy come from all walks of life. One thing they all have in common though is a commitment to serving and helping students achieve their educational goals. So whether you’re looking for information on an academic program, seeking more information about our research, or reaching out regarding upcoming Carsey or NH Listens events, you can be assured that a staff member can offer the guidance you seek.

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Meet our Faculty

Proven practice in the field and the ability to effectively convey that expertise and any underlying foundational principles go hand in hand at Carsey, and it’s all due to the faculty here. The Carsey School faculty includes some of the leading policy experts in their fields, including proven practitioners from Washington, D.C., and nationally renowned experts in community development financing, demography, foreign policy, economics, and more. You’ll be glad to know you’re learning from the best when you enroll in a class at Carsey.

Contact Us

Interested in learning more about the Carsey School of Public Policy? Reach out to us regarding our Academic programs, Research, or just to say, "Hi!"

Degree Program Information and Inquiries

Have questions or want to discuss which Carsey School Master's degree program is right for you? Fill out the form below to request information from our Recruitment team.

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Research & Media Inquiries

For research queries or fellowship and internship opportunities, contact the Carsey School general inbox.

For media requests, contact
Erika Mantz, Executive Director of Media Relations & Spokesperson, UNH Communications and Public Affairs 

For all other questions, contact
Susan Colucci, Administrative Assistant

Carsey News

Each month, the Carsey School produces a variety of e-newsletters covering recent Research, Academic and General events, NH Listens news and events, and more. You can stay in touch with us by signing up for an e-newsletter below.

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Carsey in the News

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NH Union Leader: Ethan Underhill: Deepening connection and understanding across New Hampshire's urban/rural divide

NH Listens
Ethan Underhill, NH State Director for Urban Rural (UR) Action, writes an op-ed on UR Action and NH Listens' new collaborative project, titled Deepening Connection and Understanding Across New Hampshire's Urban/Rural Divide. This project focues on working with New Hampshire residents from all parts of the state to "strengthen relations and explore different reflections on community challenges —...
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Concord Monitor: Opportunity for All: Politics, money and the state’s education funding conundrum

The Concord Monitor reports on the state's Commission to Study School Funding and its collaboration with the Carsey School of Public Policy in an effort to reform how New Hampshire pays for public schooling. Laura Kiernan reports on Carsey's work with Washington, D.C.-based American Institutes for Research in its data collection and speaks with Commission members and New Hampshire educators and...
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Boston 25 News: Covid ‘baby bust’ Expected with Half a Million Fewer Births Next Year

Kenneth Johnson
Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer with the Carsey School, says birth rates had been drifting down for years and then went off a cliff during the Great Recession more than a decade ago. “In fact, because birth rates are so low and there’s been so little natural increase in the United States, the growth rate last year was the lowest it’s been since the time of the Spanish flu 100 years ago,” said...