Meet Our Students

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Meet our StudentS!

 

What does it mean to be a part of the Carsey School?

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. 

Below, you’ll find some information about the #CarseyStudents and have a chance to explore the backgrounds and current roles of members of this unique, devoted, and experienced school.

View students by degree program below.

With MPP Student Ellie Masson
"I am excited about learning the different types of fields and careers and having the ability to learn plenty more about criminal justice issues and how we can move towards a more restorative justice system. "       ~(MPP) Student Ellie Masson  — Shelburne, VT
With MPP Student Kacie Snyder
"I am committed to working in a field that promotes equity and mobility for marginalized populations, and hope to become fluent in advocating for equitable resource distribution and policy priorities."       ~(MPP) Student Kacie Snyder — Wolfeboro, NH
With MPP Student Justus Schriedel
"I realized I loved social justice work so much that I wanted to make it my career, and that realization inspired me to join the MPP program!"       ~(MPP) Student Justus Schriedel — Portsmouth, NH
With MPP Student Carly Prescott
"After my time working for Senator Jeanne Shaheen, I discovered a passion for New Hampshire social issues including our public education system."       ~(MPP) Student Carly Prescott — Elkins, NH
With MPP Student Zachary Phillips
"I wish to create an environment where our veterans are honored, respected, and taken care of by the country and her citizens."       ~(MPP) Student Zachary Phillips — Concord, NH
With MPP Student Stephanie McNally
"I believe an MPP would provide me the tools to work within policy approaches that better consider the diversity of the population they serve."       ~(MPP) Student Stephanie McNally — Bethesda, MD
With MPP Student Tricia Foster
"My goal in pursuing a graduate degree in public policy is to make policy for renewable resources and learn about social marketing and applying it to different projects."       ~(MPP) Student Tricia Foster — Lancaster, NH
With MPP Student Zoe Dawson
"I am hopeful that getting my MPP will enhance my future goals of keeping harmful policies out of law."       ~(MPP) Student Zoe Dawson — Moultonborough, NH
With MPP Student Hannah Chisholm
"I want to expand the toolkit that my experiences have helped me create in order to serve my community better."       ~(MPP) Student Hannah Chisholm — Nashua, NH
With Accelerated MPP Student Meriah Metzger
"Having the experiences associated with the Accelerated Masters in Public Policy program has been really helpful in learning more about what I am interested in and how to best apply my skillset. "       ~(Accelerated MPP) Student Meriah Metzger  — Shelburne, VT
Wiith MPP Student Faith Thompson
Education: I did my undergrad at UNH and I was a dual major in History and Justice Studies with minors in Sociology and Forensics. Why did you decide to pursue a Masters in Public Policy? I was originally interested in law school with the intention of going into immigration law but after performing...
With MPP Student Tavion Dignard
"Obtaining my BA in Women’s Studies gave me the push to move toward “being the change” and gaining further knowledge of the intersection of gender and gender roles within society currently and historically and experience in advocating for feminism and various social justice issues."       ~(MPP)...
With MCD Student Lindsey Hajduk
"The MCD Program will give me tools and strategies to create a safe, connected community where everyone has a place to call home."       ~(MCD) Student Lindsey Hajduk — Anchorage, AK
With MCD Student Matthew Parker
"I am pursuing the Masters in Community Development to build out the tools I believe necessary to lead the Union of Minority Neighborhoods and to be an example to my children."       ~(MCD) Student Matthew Parker — Boston, MA
With MCD Student Jessica Martin
"I have a passion for housing issues, regional economic development, supporting under-served populations and transit related issues."       ~(MCD) Student Jessica Martin — Manchester, NH
With MCD Student Leo'el Jackson
"Since graduating from college, my main focus has been on keeping people in their homes and creating housing opportunities for people who do not have a home."       ~(MCD) Student Leo'el Jackson — Rochester, NY
With MCD Student Jacqueline Walker
"I'm looking forward to learning more about how to make lasting and sustainable change for a world that is more equitable for all."       ~(MCD) Student Jacqueline Walker — Dover, NH
With MCD Student Ethan Pope
"I want to build the skillset needed to effectively bridge the current gaps of disparity within my community"       ~(MCD) Student Ethan Pope — Chattanooga, TN
With Alum Amanda Landry '21G (MCD)
"I have a passion for food system work and economic development."       ~(MCD) Alum Amanda Landry — Shoreham, VT
With MCD Student Jess Torres
"I am interested in making community investments that are not about individual wealth-building but visioning reparations in the form of food and land for queer, trans, intersex, black, and indigenous individuals."       ~(MCD) Student Jess Torres — Long Beach, CA
With MCD Student Natalie Rogers
"I am passionate about economic justice, participatory democracy, and community-engaged research methods."       ~(MCD) Student Natalie Rogers — Silver Spring, MD
With MCD Student Victoria Pham
"Seeking a Masters in Community Development is my way of connecting my drive to help others with my love of design on a more practical and holistic scale. I am humble to be in this program and excited to continue learning."       ~(MCD) Student Victoria Pham — Haverhill, MA Position: Public...
With MCD Student Haley Taddeo
"I hope to blend my knowledge of growing food sustainably and my passion for food security to promote sustainable community development on both small and large scales."       ~(MCD) Student Haley Taddeo — Lancaster, MA
With MCD Student Brandon Jones
"I plan to lead community relations nationally and globally with concentrated efforts on lessening the wealth gap in communities of color."       ~(MCD) Student Brandon Jones — Dallas, TX
With MCD Student Victor Balaguer Datiz
"I believe that pursuing a masters-level education in community development at the Carsey School of Public Policy would allow me to successfully scale my work from something that is a local disaster recovery model to one that can affect a greater number of Puerto Ricans."       ~(MCD) Student...
With MCD Student Sofia Ashooh
"I hope to use this opportunity to delve into how I can more effectively drive budget decisions that will help organizations and the communities"       ~(MCD) Student Sofia Ashooh — Amherst, NH
With MPA Student Janina Kruzel
"I believe that the Carsey School MPA program will be the right stepping stone into merging my undergraduate degree with my real-life experience in the non-profit world."       ~(MPA) Student Janina Kruzel — Springfield, MA
With MPA Student Audrey Goudie
"I am passionate about non-profit work, especially in areas of workforce and economic development and community/public health."       ~(MPA) Student Audrey Goudie — Brisol, NH
With MPA Student Jessica Gifford
"I hope that the Carsey School MPA program will provide me with greater skills to continue my career in social development and the public sector."       ~(MPA) Student Jessica Gifford— Quito, Ecuador
With MPA Student Kellie Cunningham
"I plan to use the knowledge I learn through the MPA program to develop a nonprofit that helps to build confident, civically knowledgeable, and engaged citizens."       ~(MPA) Student Kellie Cunningham — Orange, CA
With MPA Student Connor Cryans
"I hope to develop real-life professional skills and broaden my network of public service professionals."       ~(MCD) Alum Heather Hobby — Hanover, NH
With MPA Student Owen Cororan
"Joining my career experience with the knowledge and skills I’ll acquire in this degree program will truly set me up for success in a new career in public administration."       ~(MPA) Student Owen Cororan — Amesbury, MA
With MPA Student Adam Clark
"I am convinced that the Masters in Public Administration at the Carsey School will help me better myself and my organization. "       ~(MPA) Student Adam Clark — Barrington, NH
With MPA Student Juliet Webber
"I am passionate about education, and finding ways to make lifelong learning accessible for all and I hope to integrate these areas throughout my MPA studies."       ~(MPA) Student Juliet Webber — East Kingston, NH
With MPA Student Jennifer Salazar
"I want to be someone that works with people but more importantly, I want to help people. "       ~(MPA) Student Jennifer Salazar — Manchester, NH
With MPA Student Jeanne Walker
"It has been some time since I was in school and quite a bit has changed but I am up for this challenge. It promises to be quite a ride."       ~(MPA) Student Jeanne Walker — Nashua, NH
With MPA Student Andrea LaBonté
"To implement the changes I want to make, I believe the Master’s in Public Administration program makes sense as my next step."       ~(MPA) Student Andrea LaBonté — Bolton, MA
With MPA Student Aislinn Forbes
"I am passionate about education equity and income inequality! I decided to join the MPA program to learn how to be a more effective organizer and manager. "       ~(MPA) Student Aislinn Forbes — Auburn, NH

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