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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Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs

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Email:
Daniel.Bromberg@unh.edu


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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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Former NH Listens Program Manager Now Serving as NH Public K-12 District Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

Andres Mejia, MCD Graduate and NH Listens Fellow A longtime University of New Hampshire employee was recently named the first Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) for a New Hampshire K-12 public school district. Andres Mejia, who most recently served as a program manager with the Carsey School of Public Policy’s New Hampshire Listens, began his new role as Director of...
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Breaking Barriers: Carsey Alum Deqa Dhalac ‘13G Inaugurated as Nation’s First Somali-American Mayor

Why not me? That’s the question Deqa Dhalac ‘13G posed to herself when she first began mulling over the decision to run for political office in 2018. Dhalac, a Somali American who has lived in the U.S. since the 1990s and in Maine since 2005, became increasingly active in condemning anti-immigrant and pro-nativist messaging and political leaders starting in 2015. Living in South Portland at the...
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How Important is Experiential Learning to Your Graduate Education?

Elizabeth Schwaner
The Carsey School graduate programs – the Master of Public Policy, Master in Community Development, and Master of Public Administration – work to integrate experimental learning through internships, field work, and capstone projects. In a recent blog article, writer Elizabeth Schwaner examines why it’s important to learn applied skills outside the classroom, especially within a graduate program,...