Discover the Carsey Community: Students, Alumni & Faculty

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 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.

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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.

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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Contact Our Academic Team

Have questions or want to discuss which one of the Carsey School's programs is right for you? Schedule a time for us to talk: 

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Robin Husslage, Program Manager

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Email: Robin.Husslage@unh.edu


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Have questions about admissions, tuition costs, or financial aid?

Contact Sanjeev Sharma, Program Manager

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Email:
Sanjeev.Sharma@unh.edu

 

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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Tackling the Challenge

Student sustainability solutions celebrated at Social Venture Innovation Challenge
A smart ring that can detect the presence of date rape drugs in drinks, an edible supplement made from seaweed to reduce methane production in cows and a process to produce renewable jet fuel were some of the student-generated entrepreneurial ideas that took center stage at UNH’s annual NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC) on Dec. 1. Ten awards were doled out in a combination of judge...
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On a Mission

Alumnus Alex Freid named UNH Social Innovator of the Year
Alex Freid '13, founder, Post-Landfill Action Network Alex Freid ’13 has been named the 2022 Social Innovator of the Year by the University of New Hampshire. Honoring individuals since 2013, the award is among the university’s most prestigious, recognizing leaders with a demonstrated commitment to combining the purpose of a social and/or environmental mission with the rigor and accountability of...
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National Lab Day

Conference connects Department of Energy facilities with UNH research
.U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen welcomed participants to UNH's National Lab Day. Dozens of representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Laboratories visited UNH this week to forge new connections and strengthen existing ones between UNH researchers and their 17 world-class facilities. In all, more than 200 UNH faculty members and students, researchers from regional universities and...