Discover the Carsey Community: Students, Alumni & Faculty

The Carsey School is more than a nationally recognized policy education and research center—it's a community of change-making researchers, practitioners, students, and alumni. Members of the Carsey community work in all aspects of public administration, policy, security, and development.

Explore the #CarseyCommunity below.

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Carsey's alumni come from all over the world and they all go on to be leading changemakers. On our Alumni webpage, you can find articles highlighting news and biographies of Carsey alumni from each program. 

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With guidance from leading researchers and educators, Carsey students are on a path to becoming leaders. Watch student features from all four of our programs: Master in Community Development, Master in Global Conflict & Human Security, Master of Public Administration, and Master in Public Policy.

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Carsey's faculty include leading policy and academic experts, and renowned professionals in community development finance, demography, foreign policy, economics, and more. At Carsey, you learn from the best. 

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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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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!"

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Carsey News

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Carsey in the News

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Citizen of the World

The best time of life is now for Jolan Rivera
“I live my life according to my personal values. My choices will never bring me great wealth or power but I am happy to be living my vocation.” Those are the words of Jolan Rivera, who has been teaching at the UNH Carsey School of Public Policy since the community development program began in 2011 and currently serves as its program director. After exploring options in chemistry and engineering,...
A photo of a vendor at the Exeter Farmers Market selling her items to a customer. New UNH research highlights New England consumers’ perspectives of farmers markets with the goal of identifying new strategies for making these and other alternative food markets more viable for farmers and food producers.

Examining Perspectives of New England Farmers Markets

UNH research studies consumer views on farmers markets and other alternative food networks
Key Finding Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) have struggled to reach beyond a small niche market of committed consumers. While AFNs emphasize local, sustainably grown food sourced directly from small farms, UNH survey results show that attributes like taste, high quality, healthiness, and affordability are more important to most New England consumers than how the food is grown or who grows...
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Compelled by Complexities

A Profile of Carolyn Arcand
Dr. Carolyn Arcand doesn’t shy away from the issues and intricacies of the world; she embraces them.  “I'm always keeping an eye on things that are unfolding around me in terms of policy relevance,” she says. “I've always been interested in the complexity of how policies come together.”  Dr. Arcand is a senior lecturer at the Carsey School of Public Policy, where she has taught since the school’s...