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SPPA ALUMNI IN ACTION
  • Alex Greer
    Alex Greer
    M.S. and B.A. '15 - Experience in quick response fieldwork, teaching emergency management.
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  • Andrew Haines
    Andrew Haines
    MPA '03 – An accomplished local governmental leader and elected official.
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  • Chunjing Liu
    Chunjing Liu
    M.S. '14 – On the front lines of marine disaster mitigation through effective policy planning in China.
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  • Cimone Philpotts
    Cimone Philpotts
    MPA '13 - Assistantship and Legislative Fellows experiences enrich doctoral student's blossoming career
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  • Gwen Angalet
    Gwen Angalet
    Ph.D. '00 - Ensuring programmatic and research opportunities for the promotion of children's health.
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  • Hira Rashid
    Hira Rashid
    M.A. '15 – Fulbright scholar now in the Ph.D. program studying global health economics and urbanization.
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  • Hsien-Ho (Ray) Chang
    Hsien-Ho (Ray) Chang
    Ph.D. '15 - Utilizing his knowledge of disaster science to educate students on fire and emergency management.
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  • James B. Goetschius
    James B. Goetschius
    Ph.D. '14 - Serves in the U.S. Army improving health care facilities in the eastern United States.
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  • Jenna Ahner
    Jenna Ahner
    B.A. and MPA '14 - Provides support for legislative and external affairs.
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  • John Carney
    John Carney
    MPA '86 – Newly elected Governor of the State of Delaware
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  • Kelsey Edmond
    Kelsey Edmond
    M.S. '14 - OCL program prepared her for success in the MPA program in pursuit of an interdisciplinary career.
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  • Lindsey Interlante
    Lindsey Interlante
    MPA '07 - Advocates for enriched, hands-on learning experiences at higher education institutions.
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  • Mark Rucci
    Mark Rucci
    B.A. and MPA '15 – Continuing his public policy education internationally.
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  • Meredith Rubin
    Meredith Rubin
    B.A. '11 - Practicing leadership and collaboration in the financial services sector.
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  • Paige Gugerty
    Paige Gugerty
    B.A. '15 - Coordinating electronic connections bewteen healthcare providers and resources.
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  • Paul Ruiz
    Paul Ruiz
    B.A. and M.A. '13 - Advocating for alternative fuels and reducing America's depencdence on oil.
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  • Stephanie Ottino
    Stephanie Ottino
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership skills in higher education.
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  • Tom DeWire
    Tom DeWire
    MPA '04 - Developing strategies for education systems to improve student achievement.
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  • Yuliya Brel
    Yuliya Brel
    M.A. '15 - Continuing her public policy education and assisting with research at the University of Delaware.
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  • Megan Wakelee
    Megan Wakelee
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership in a corporate setting.
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  • Zack Adinoff
    Zack Adinoff
    M.S. '13 - Experience in coordinating public safety, logistics, planning, and general disaster continuity.
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  • Jissell Martinez
    Jissell Martinez
    MPA '10 - Manages fiscal affairs and serves as a liaison for the Dept of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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  • Scott Beale
    Scott Beale
    MPA '07 - Successful nonprofit entrepreneur with experience in diplomacy and national politics.
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  • Matthew Garlipp
    Matthew Garlipp
    B.A. '13 - Measuring perfomance and running analyses for a federal government agency.
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  • Merritt Burke IV
    Merritt Burke IV
    MPA '98 - Various experiences in town management and community involvement.
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  • Ryan Burke
    Ryan Burke
    Ph.D. '15 - Vast experience with military strategy and conducting military research.
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  • Allison Becker
    Allison Becker
    B.A. '13 and M.A. '15 - Experienced and published media policy researcher.
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  • Serita Porter
    Serita Porter
    M.A. '15 - Continuing her behavioral health education at the University of Delaware.
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  • Kirsten Jones
    Kirsten Jones
    M.A. '16 - Contributing to policies that strengthen transportation and trade in New York and New Jersey.
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  • Elizabeth Burland
    Elizabeth Burland
    M.A. '15 - Studying for a doctoral degree in Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
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  • Elizabeth Lockman
    Elizabeth Lockman
    M.A. '15 - Education policy and equity in the urban landscape; improving advocacy efforts in Wilmington.
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  • Thomas Martin
    Thomas Martin
    Ph.D. '14 - Directing the M.S. in Health Informatics program in the College of Public Health at Temple Univ.
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  • Savannah Edwards
    Savannah Edwards
    MPA '17 - Planning for sustainable and complete communities in Delaware and Maryland.
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  • Scott Murphy Eisenhart
    Scott Murphy Eisenhart
    MPA '17 - Legislative aide credits SPPA experience for helping him excel in the world of politics and policy.
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  • Taylor Hawk
    Taylor Hawk
    MPA '17 - Graduate's policy analysis and research aims to improve education funding.
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  • Evan Miller
    Evan Miller
    MPA '17 - Local Government Management Fellowship kickstarts graduate's professional career
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  • Angela Gladwell
    Angela Gladwell
    M.A. ’98 – Instrumental in environmental planning and federal emergency management decision making.
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  • Mark D. Stevens
    Mark D. Stevens
    MPA '09 – Integral in the leadership and financial management of federal agencies.
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  • Courtney Mogavero
    Courtney Mogavero
    B.S. '12 – Translating leadership education into a successful early career path in major tech corporations.
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  • Melanie Ross Levin
    Melanie Ross Levin
    B.A. and MPA '05 – Developing education and advocacy campaigns on public policy relating to women's issues.
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  • Dená Brummer
    Dená Brummer
    MPA '05 – Successful private sector business partner drawing upon public sector experiences.
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  • Eric Johnson
    Eric Johnson
    Ph.D. '03 – Revitalizing a community through the application of theory and practical experience.
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  • David Rudder
    David Rudder
    Ph.D. '03 – Practicing effective leadership to academic programs that promote service to the community.
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  • Erin Kennedy
    Erin Kennedy
    MPA '06 – Drives health care organizations towards improving quality of patient care and clinical outcomes.
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  • Tom Friedman
    Tom Friedman
    MPA '07 – Manages government relations, strategic & financial plan, and policy analysis for State Health Plan.
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  • Mike Morton
    Mike Morton
    MPA '86 – Oversees budgetary analysis and legislative information systems for the Delaware General Assembly.
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  • Jonathan Kirch
    Jonathan Kirch
    MPA '07 – Advocating for public policy that promotes better health for all Americans.
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  • Albert Shields
    Albert Shields
    MPA '07 – Developing strategies to best communicate Governor Carney's positions on diverse policy issues.
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  • Kim Gomes
    Kim Gomes
    MPA '04 – Strategically lobbying for client interests on a number of policy issues.
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  • Erika Farris
    Erika Farris
    M.A. '09 – Developing policies to better manage water drainage and promote environmental sustainability.
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  • Mike Fortner
    Mike Fortner
    MPA '02 – Overseeing city planning for housing, land use, economic development, and transportation.
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  • Emily Gonce
    Emily Gonce
    MPA '02 – Leading lobbying efforts to show members of Congress the value of life insurance to constituents.
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  • Bill Clark
    Bill Clark
    MPA '03 – Supervising a team of consultants to support projects for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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  • Anastasia Kuzmina
    Anastasia Kuzmina
    MPA '02 – Supporting two general managers with product and employee management in 14 countries.
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  • Barrett Edwards
    Barrett Edwards
    MPA '06 – Assisting municipalities with legal issues including planning, human resources, and finance.
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Bair, Myrna L.mbairmbair@udel.eduPolicy Advisor, IPADirector, Personal Leadership Development Program177B Graham Hall302-831-3323<img alt="Myrna Bair" src="/Images%20Bios/Bair_Myrna.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Barlow, Janicejlsjls@udel.eduPolicy Scientist, CCRSDirector, KIDS COUNT in Delaware298B Graham Hall302-831-3462<img alt="Janice Barlow" src="/Images%20Bios/Barlow_Janice.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Barnes, Philip J.barnespbarnes@udel.eduAssistant ProfessorAssociate Policy Scientist, IPA298P Graham Hall302-831-7010<img alt="Philip J. Barnes" src="/Images%20Bios/Barnes_Philip.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Barni, Kevinkbarnikbarni@udel.eduPolicy AssociateArchitectural Historian and Archivist331 Alison Hall302-831-7360<img alt="Kevin Barni" src="/Images%20Bios/Barni_Kevin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Bell, Signesignesigne@udel.eduDirector, Nonprofit & Community ProgramsPolicy Scientist, CCRS110 West 10th Street, Suite 812(302) 573-4494<img alt="Signe Bell" src="/Images%20Bios/Bell_Signe.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Bianchi, SarahSarah BianchiSenior AdvisorBiden Institute<img alt="Sarah Bianchi headshot" src="/Images%20Bios/Bianchi_Sarah_001.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Biden Owens, ValerieVBOwensVice ChairBiden Institute44 Kent Way<img alt="Valerie Biden Owens" src="/Images%20Bios/Valerie-Biden-Owens-Headshot.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Corrozi Narvaez, Marthamcorrozimcorrozi@udel.edu Policy Scientist, IPADGS Annex302-831-4931<img alt="Martha Corrozi Narvaez" src="/Images%20Bios/Narvaez_Martha.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
DeCoursey, William J.decoursedecourse@udel.eduAssistant Policy Scientist, IPADGS Annex302-831-4925<img alt="William J. DeCoursey" src="/Images%20Bios/DeCoursey_William.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Donilon, MichaelMDonilonmdonilon@udel.eduAssistant ProfessorManaging Director, Biden Institue44 Kent Way<img alt="Mike Donilon" src="/Images%20Bios/Donilon_Mike-2018-02.jpg" width="640" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Fisher, Tommytfishertfisher@udel.eduProgram Manager, Public AlliesTraining Coordinator, CCRS100 West 10th Street Suite 812 302-573-4438<img alt="Tommy Fisher" src="/Images%20Bios/Fisher-Klein_Tommy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Fletcher, Frances M.franffranf@udel.eduAssociate Policy Scientist, IPAConflict Resolution Program177 Graham Hall302-831-6812<img alt=" Frances M. Fletcher" src="/Images%20Bios/Fletcher_Frances.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Flynn, James P.jflynnjflynn@udel.edu Senior Fellow, IPA180 Graham Hall302-831-4658<img alt="Dr. James Flynn" src="/Images%20Bios/Flynn_James.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Freel, Edward J.efreelefreel@udel.eduSenior Fellow, IPA182A Graham Hall302-831-8943<img alt="Edward Freel" src="/Images%20Bios/Freel_Ed.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Gifford, Katiekatigkatig@udel.eduAssistant Policy Scientist, CCRSHealth Policy Fellow297 Graham Hall302-831-1191<img alt="Katie Gifford" src="/Images%20Bios/Gifford_Katie.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Gross, Rebeccarbedfordrbedford@udel.eduAssistant Policy Scientist, CADSR287 Graham Hall302-831-8406<img alt="Rebecca Gross" src="/Images%20Bios/Bedford_Rebecca.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Hesketh, Rogerrogerghrogergh@udel.eduDirector, Community RevitalizationAssistant Policy Scientist, CCRS100 West 10th Street, Suite 812(302) 573-4438<img alt="Roger Hesketh" src="/Images%20Bios/Hesketh_Roger.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Homsey, Andrew R.ahomseyahomsey@udel.edu Associate Policy Scientist, IPAGIS Services CoordinatorDGS Annex 302-831-4932<img alt="Andrew Homsey" src="/Images%20Bios/Homsey_Andrew.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Kauffman, Gerald J.jerrykjerryk@udel.edu Assistant ProfessorDirector, Water Resources CenterDGS Annex 261 Academy St.302-831-4929<img alt="Gerald J. Kauffman" src="/Images%20Bios/Kauffman_Gerald.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Kelley, Chrisckelleyckelley@udel.eduCommunications Specialist, IPA179 Graham Hall302-831-4276<img alt="Chris Kelley" src="/Images%20Bios/Kelley_Christopher.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Kelly, Christopher G.chriskcgkelly@udel.eduAssistant Policy Scientist, IPA177H Graham Hall302-831-8710<img alt="Christopher G. Kelly" src="/Images%20Bios/Kelly_Chris.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Knight, Erineknighteknight@udel.eduAssociate Director, CCRSAssistant Professor298E Graham Hall302-831-3264<img alt="Erin Knight" src="/Images%20Bios/Knight_Erin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Laznik, Johnjlazjlaz@udel.eduPolicy Specialist, CADSR289 Graham Hall302-831-0479<img alt="John Laznik" src="/Images%20Bios/Laznik_John.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Loftus, Dennis L.dlloftusdlloftus@verizon.netSenior Fellow, IPA180 Graham Hall302-737-4635<img alt="Dennis L. Loftus" src="/Images%20Bios/Loftus_Dennis.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Lowman, Kimklowmanklowman@udel.eduAssociate Policy Scientist, CCRS298 Graham Hall302-831-1086<img alt="Kim Lowman" src="/Images%20Bios/Lowman_Kim.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
McDuffie, Mary Joanmcduffiemcduffie@udel.eduDirector, Medicaid ResearchAssociate Policy Scientist, CCRS298L Graham Hall302-831-3788<img alt="Mary Joan McDuffie" src="/Images%20Bios/default-user-image.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
McLaughlin, CathyCMcLaughlinbideninstitute@udel.eduExecutive DirectorBiden Institute44 Kent Way<img alt="Cathy McLaughlin" src="/Images%20Bios/McLaughlin_Cathy_003.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Minni, Nicole M.nicolemnminni@udel.eduAssociate Policy Scientist, IPAGIS and Graphics SpecialistPollution Ecology Lab Room 111302-645-4353<img alt="Nicole Minni" src="/Images%20Bios/Minni_Nicole.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Mix, Troy D.mixmix@udel.eduPolicy Scientist, IPA191A Graham Hall302-831-6191<img alt="Troy D. Mix" src="/Images%20Bios/Mix_Troy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Moore, Leannlmoorelmoore@udel.edu Assistant Policy Scientist, IPAConflict Resolution Program177D Graham Hall302-831-0988<img alt="Leann Moore" src="/Images%20Bios/Moore_Leann.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Moreland, Lisalisamlisamk@udel.eduPolicy Scientist, IPAProgram Manager, Legislative Fellows Program179C Graham Hall 302-831-4955<img alt="Lisa Moreland" src="/Images%20Bios/Moreland_Lisa.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Morrissey, Catherinecmorrisscmorriss@udel.eduAssistant Director, Center for Historic Architecture & DesignAssociate Policy Scientist331B Alison Hall302-831-8356<img alt="Catherine Morrissey" src="/images%20bios/Morrissey_Cate-2017-07.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Morrow, Christinacgarrettcgarrett@udel.eduDirector, Public Allies100 West 10th Street Suite 812 302-573-4438<img alt="Christina Morrow" src="/Images%20Bios/Morrow_Tina.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Murphy, Kathleen M. kmurphykmmurphy@udel.eduPolicy Scientist and Associate Director, IPAInstructor177 Graham Hall302-831-2927<img alt="Kathleen M. Murphy" src="/Images%20Bios/Murphy_Kathy-2015-08.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
O'Donnell, Edward J. trotbumtroutbum@udel.eduSenior Fellow, IPAInstructorDGS Annex302-831-4928<img alt=" Edward J. O'Donnell " src="/Images%20Bios/ODonnell_Ed.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
O'Hanlon, Juliajusmithjusmith@udel.edu Policy Scientist, IPAStaff Liaison, Delaware League of Local Governments181 Graham Hall 302-831-6224 <img alt="Julia O'Hanlon" src="/Images%20Bios/OHanlon_Julia.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
O'Malley, Francis J.fomalleyfomalley@udel.eduPolicy Specialist, IPAProject Director, The Democracy Project200 Academy Street, Room 204-I302-831-8443<img alt="Francis O'Malley" src="/Images%20Bios/OMalley_Francis.jpg" width="640" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
O'Neill, Sean T.oneilloneill@udel.eduPolicy Scientist, IPADGS Annex302-831-4926 <img alt="Sean O'Neill" src="/Images%20Bios/ONeill_Sean.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Pragg, Sarahpraggpragg@udel.eduPolicy Specialist II, IPACoordinator, The Democracy Project181 Graham Hall302-831-4954<img alt="Sarah Pragg" src="/Images%20Bios/Pragg_Sarah.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Qaissaunee, Haleyhqaissahqaissa@udel.edu Limited Term Researcher, IPA182 Graham Hall 302-831-0185 <img alt="Haley Qaissaunee" src="/Images%20Bios/HaleyQaissaunee.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Raab, Linda P.lindaraablinda.raab@gmail.comSenior Land-Use Planner, IPA180 Graham Hall301-758-5781<img alt="Linda Raab" src="/Images%20Bios/Raab_Linda.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Racca, Daviddraccadracca@udel.eduPolicy Scientist, CADSR284 Graham Hall302-831-1698<img alt="David Racca" src="/Images%20Bios/Racca_David.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Scott, Marcia S.msscottmsscott@udel.edu Policy Scientist, IPA191C Graham Hall302-831-0581<img alt="Marcia Scott" src="/Images%20Bios/Scott_Marcia.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Sherretz, Kelly L.kscollonkscollon@udel.edu Policy Scientist, IPAEducation Services Coordinator 181 Graham Hall302-831-4271<img alt="Kelly Sherretz" src="/Images%20Bios/Sherretz_Kelly.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Showell, Kimkshowellkshowell@udel.eduHistoric Preservation SpecialistLimited Term Researcher330 Alison Hall302-831-8289<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Showell_Kimberley-2018-04.jpg" width="640" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Sokolowski, SophiaSSokolowssokolow@udel.eduPolicy AnalystBiden Institute44 Kent Way<img alt="Sophia Sokolowski" src="/Images%20Bios/Sokowlowski_Sophia_004.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Velez, Jessica L.jessicavjessicav@udel.eduLimited Term Researcher177B Graham Hall302-831-8158<img alt="Jessica Velez" src="/Images%20Bios/Velez-Jessica.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vinograd, SamanthaSamanthaVinogradSenior AdvisorBiden Institute<img alt="Samantha Vinograd head shot" src="/Images%20Bios/Vinograd%20headshot.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Wollaston, Martin W.martinwmartinw@udel.eduSenior Fellow, IPADGS Annex<img alt="Martin Wollaston" src="/Images%20Bios/Wollaston_Martin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Yeow, Jenniejennieyjenniey@udel.eduTraining Coordinator, CCRSProgram Manager, Public Allies Delaware100 West 10th Street Suite 812 302-573-4438<img alt="Jennie Yeow" src="/Images%20Bios/Yeow_Jennie.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

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