Ph.D. Dissertations on Topics in Education
Maxwell School, Syracuse University

Christian Buerger, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans, Economic Department of Tulane University
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (2014) 
Dissertation: Unintended Consequences of Charter School Programs

Alex Bogin, Senior Economist, Office of Capital Policy,Federal Housing Finance Agency, Washington, D.C.
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (2011) 
Dissertation: Three Essays on the Property Value Impact of Neighborhood Disamenities

Ryan Yeung, Assistant Professor, SUNY-Binghamton.
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (2011) 
Dissertation: The Effect of Immigrant Composition on Student Outcomes


Phuong Hoang Nguyen, Assistant Professor, Public Policy Center, University of Iowa
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (2010) 
Dissertation: Three Essays  on Education Policy and Finance

Lawrence J. Miller, Senior Research Fellow at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). University of Washington Bothell
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (2009) 
Dissertation: Three Essays Examining The Relationship Between Public Budgeting Policies, Resource Equity And Student Outcomes

Yue Hu, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Doctor  of Philosophy in Economics (2007) 
Dissertation: Three Essays on Education Policy

 

Emily Pas, Abt Associates, US Census Bureau
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (2007) 
Dissertation: Essays on Teacher Labor Markets and Educational Disparities.


Tae Ho Eom, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (2004) 
Dissertation: Evaluation of New York State Property Tax Policy: Administration and Behavioral Impacts of School Property Tax Relief (STAR) Program.


Thabo Mabogoane, Outcomes Facilitator: Education and Skills, in the Department of Monitoring and Evaluation, The Presidency, South Africa

Doctor of Philosophy in Social Sciences (2003)
Dissertation: Understanding Attrition in New York State’s Public Education.


Tariq Al-Alawi, Assistant Professor, Kuwait University
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (2003) 
Dissertation: Two Essays on Personnel Mobility from Public Schools in New York State.


Robert Bifulco, Associate Professor, Syracuse University
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (2001) 
Dissertation: Do Whole-School Reform Models Boost Student Performance: Evidence from New York City.


Lloyd Blanchard, Director, Public Performance Management, IEM, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (1999) 
Dissertation: School Segregation, Social Capital, and Educational Costs.


Anna Lukemeyer, Associate Professor, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (1999)
Dissertation: Education Finance Equity: Judicial Treatment of Key Issues and Impact of That Treatment on Reform.


Mohamad Hussein Hamadeh, Associate Professor, Notre Dame University Lebanon, Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (1998) 
Dissertation: The Capitalization of Local Public Services Into House Values.


John Ruggiero, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Dayton,
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (1995) 
Dissertation: Essays on the Measurement and Causes of Inefficiency in the Public Sector with Application to Education