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Please let your graduate students know they are welcome to attend this panel discussion.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs
College of Arts & Sciences
Georgia State University
The Political Science Department will host a panel on Non-Academic Jobs for Social & Behavioral Sciences Graduate Students on April 14 @ 1pm in Langdale 1076. Please join us!
The panelists include:
Mr. Connell has been a Department head in state government, with particular emphasis on fiscal management, policy development and federal and state legislative relations relative to affordable housing, higher education and health care.
Alisa Hamilton holds degrees in women's studies and sociology from the University of Richmond and Vanderbuilt University. She has been in the marketing research industry for 15 years, specializing in both qualitative and quantitative research. Most recently, Ms. Hamilton managed the research department at a mid-size supplier, where she became acutely aware of the changes in the industry and worked tirelessly to introduce hybrid methodologies, innovative technologies, and cross-departmental solutions. In August of 2014, Ms. Hamilton created Harvest Insights, where she provides freelance research services and moderating. In just over two years, Ms. Hamilton has grown Harvest Insights to a quarter million-dollar company and has plans to expand in the future.
Lawrence J. Korb is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining CAP, he was a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He has also worked at the Brookings Institution and at AEI, the American Enterprise Institute. Dr. Korb served as assistant secretary of defense (manpower, reserve affairs, installations, and logistics) from 1981 through 1985. In that position, he administered about 70 percent of the defense budget.
Judge Steven C. Teske is the Chief Judge of the Juvenile Court of Clayton County and serves regularly as a Superior Court Judge by designation. He was appointed juvenile judge in 1999. Teske earned his Bachelor's, Master's, and Juris Doctor degrees from Georgia State University. He was a Chief Parole Officer in Atlanta, Deputy Director of Field Services of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles, and a trial attorney in the law firm of Boswell & Teske LLP. He also served as a Special Assistant Attorney General prosecuting child abuse and neglect cases and representing state employees and agencies in federal and state court cases. Teske is a past president of the Council of Juvenile Court Judges and has been appointed by the Governor to the Children & Youth Coordinating Council, DJJ Judicial Advisory Council, Commission on Family Violence, and the Governor's Office for Children and Families.