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MPP Graduates

The University of Utah Master of Public Policy program was approved by the Utah State Board of Trustees in 2005 and the first cohort of students started in fall 2006.

 

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Beth Artman, MPP 2017

Emily Hampton-Berry, MPP 2017

 

Ashley Rush, MPP/MPH 2017

 

 

 

Fatema Binte Ahad, MPP 2016
Research Analyst
Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning
University of Massachusetts, Boston

 

Robert Jordan, MPP 2016
Research Analyst
Intermountain Healthcare

 

Trent Matheson, MPP 2016
Database Analyst 
University of Utah Health Sciences

 

Jim Van Pelt, MPP 2016
Special Projects Analyst
Salt Lake City's Sustainability Department

Jonathan Clark, MPP 2016
Director of Institutional Data and Research
Utah System of Technical Colleges

 

Stephanie Lewis, MPP/JD 2016
Law Clerk 
Salt Lake County District Attorney

 

Tyler Murdock, MPP 2016
Project Manager
Salt Lake City Corporation, Parks and Public Lands

 

Kayla Whidden, MPP 2016
Operations Manager
Pop Art Snacks

Kirsten Elliott, MPP 2016
Development Coordinator
Hawk Watch International

 

Ben Luedtke
Economic, Public Policy Analyst and Constituent Liaison  
Salt Lake City Council

 

Maryjean Searcy Neilsen, MPP 2016
Program Director
Central Rockies Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network 

 

Michelle Beebe, MPP 2015
Director of Unemployment Insurance Agency
State of Michigan

 

Benjamin Hoyle, MPP 2015

 

Ashlee Kalina, MPP 2015
Research Analyst
Nevada State Legislature

 

Elisa Montgomery, MPP 2015
Analyst 
Levitt Partners

 

Randy Rodriguez, MPP 2015
ARUP

 

Emily Strong, MPP 2015
Housing Development Program Specialist
City Government Offices of Salt Lake City

 

Miguel Trujillo, MPP 2015

Matthew Burmeister, MPP 2015
Strategic Intelligence
Career Program - 34 US Army

 

Marcus Merrill Humberg, MPP 2015
Graduate Student in Strategic Communications
Washington State University

 

Torrey Lyons, MPP 2015
PhD Candidate, Metropolitan Planning, Policy & Design
University of Utah

 

Gavin Noyes, MPP 2015
Executive Director
Utah Dine Bikeyah, Native Planning Institute  

 

David Sallay, MPP 2015
Research Consultant
Utah State Office of Education

 

Vivek Prinja, MPP 2015
Development Coordinator
AmeriCorps

Christopher Collard, MPP 2015
Research Analyst
Utah Foundation

 

Eric Johnson, MPP/MPH 2015
Health Policy Analyst 
Intermountain Health Care

 

Kevin Mitchell, MPP 2015
Graduate Study
Inter-Disciplinary Center of Herzliya 
Tel Aviv Israel

 

Clayson Quigley, MPP 2015
District Court Program Administrator
Administrative Office of the Utah Courts 

 

Tucker Samuelsen, MPP 2015
Administrarive Office of the Utah Courts
Policy Analyst
Policy Institute
University of Utah

 

 

Anna Bergevin, MPP 2014
Research Associate
Center for Public Policy and Administration

 

Aaron Coombs, MPP 2014
PhD Candidate, Political Science
University of Utah

 

Florian Hernandez, MPP 2014
Executive Director
Philippines Humanitarian

 

Clare Tobin Lence, MPP/MPH 2014
Fiscal Analyst
Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst, Utah State Legislature

Jacqueline Carlton, MPP 2014
Law Student
Brigham Young University

 

RyLee Stowell Curtis, MPP 2014
Medicaid Policy Analyst
Utah Health Policy Project

 

Andrew Hill, MPP 2014
Policy Analyst
Salt Lake County Mayor's Office

 

Jason Scott, MPP/MPH 2014
Research Associate
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Matthew Conway, MPP/MPH 2014
Public Health Program Planner and Evaluator
Salt Lake County Health Department

 

Nicholas Dunn, MPP 2014
Public Information Officer
Utah Department of Workforce Services

 

Dylan Kaminske, MPP 2014
The Road Home

 

William Seth Teague, MPP 2014
Management Analyst
Salt Lake County's Division of Behavioral Health - Human Services Department

 

 

Kendra Babitz, MPP 2013
Health Program Specialist
Department of Health, Cancer Control Program

 

Courtney Lane Crisler, MPP 2013
Compensation Analyst
University of Utah

 

Jamie Hinsz, MPP 2013
PhD Program, Research Assistant at Chapin Hall
University of Chicago

 

Emily Mader, MPP/MPH 2013
Clinical Research Associate
Department of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University under the Research Foundation of SUNY
Syracuse, N.Y.

 

Barbara Munoz, MPP 2013
Communication and Member Services Coordinator
Association of Utah Community Health

 

Sarah Wald, MPP 2013
Research Consultant
Utah State Office of Education

Ryan Carrier, MPP 2013
Research Consultant II
Utah Department of Human Services

 

Joseph Brennen Gee, MPP 2013
Teacher
South Summit High School

 

Audrey Kiser, MPP 2013
Health Policy Analyst III
Mathematica Policy Research
Washington, D.C.

 

Michael Merrill Parker, MPP 2013
Public Policy Coordinator
Salt Lake Chamber

 

Sam Sutton, MPP/JD 2013
Intern Prosecutor
Utah States Attorney's Office
Washington, D.C.

 

Brady Wheeler, MPP 2013
Compliance Analyst
Zions Bancorporation

Sarah Clancy, MPP/JD 2013
Associate Attorney
Kipp and Christian P.C.

 

Jaron Halford, MPP/MPH 2013
Research Analyst
Utah Medical Education Council

 

Alzina Koric, MPP 2013
Researcher
Occupation and Environmental Health - Family and Preventive Medicine
University of Utah

 

Alexis Miller, MPP 2013
Caseworker/Consituent Services Representative
U.S. House of Representatives

 

Nicholas Thiriot, MPP 2013
Research Analyst
Bureau of Economic and Business Research
David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

 

 

 

Bradley Belnap, MPP 2012
Health Program Manager
Utah Cancer Control Program
Utah Department of Health

 

Titus Chan, MPP 2012
Cardiac Intensive Care Pediatrician
Seattle Children's Hospital

 

Malia McIlvenna MPP 2012
Research Consultant
Utah State Office of Education

David Benway, MPP 2012
Research Analyst
Bureau of Economic and Business Research

 

Hillary Galvin, MPP 2012
Performance Auditor II
Office of the Legislative Auditor General

 

Justin Meyer, MPP 2012
Law Student
University of Utah

Chris Cambron, MPP 2012 
Political Science PhD Student
University of Utah

 

Anna Gardiner, MPP/MPH 2012

 

Chad Midgley, MPP 2012
Research Assistant
HR Dept State of Utah

 

Candace Ware, MPP 2012
Performance Auditor
State Legislation of Utah

 

 

Gabriella Archuleta, MPP/JD 2011
Court Improvement Program Coordinator
Utah Administrative Office of the Courts

 

Alyson Brennan, MPP 2011
IRS

 

William David MacKay, MPP 2011
Senior Research Analyst
State of Utah - Provo State Hospital

 

Andre Melo, MPP 2011
Management of Research Unit
Development Workshop Angola

 

Beckie Reynosa, MPP 2011
Commercial Underwriter
American Express

 

Randal Serr, MPP 2011
Take Care Utah Director
Utah Health Policy Project

 

Nathanial Talley, MPP 2011
Programs Economist
State of Utah Dept of Workforce Services

 

Bryan Baron, MPP/JD 2011
Family Law Attorney
Hoskin Legal Services

 

Kara Hetrick, MPP 2011
Grant Writer
Community Development Corporation of Utah

 

Heather Marshall, MPP 2011
Information Analyst
Administrative Office of the Courts (at Matheson Courthouse)

 

Arik Parker, MPP 2011
Utah Clean Energy
AmeriCorps/Utah Conservation Corps

 

Corey Rushton, MPP 2011
Special Projects Analyst
Department of Public Services, Salt Lake City Corporation

 

Marcie Smith-West, MPP/MPH 2011
Marcie Smith West Consulting

 

Richard White, MPP 2011

 

Rachel Wyatt, MPP 2011
Business Analyst
State of Utah - Provo State Hospital

Daisy Bennett, MPP 2011
Corporate Counsel
Marin Software, Austin TX

 

Richard Henriksen, MPP 2011
Medical Doctor
University of Utah Medical Center

 

Holly Martak, MPP 2011
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Compensation
Zions Bank

 

Nune Phillips, MPP 2011
Project Coordinator
Center for Law and Social Policy - D.C.

 

David Sawyer, MPP 2011
Intelligence Analyst
US Air Force

 

Robert Stevens, MPP 2011
Vice President
Merrick Bank

 

James White, MPP 2011

 

R Scott Wilson, MPP 2011
General Manager
Iron County Water Conservancy District

 

 

 

Brad Bartholomew, MPP 2010
Mitigation Planner
Division of Emergency Services and Homeland Security
State of Utah

 

Matt Mackey, MPP 2010

 

Beckie Reynosa, MPP 2010
Commercial Underwriter
American Express

Ben Beutler, MPP 2010
Fiscal Analyst
State of Arizona

 

Scott McLeod, MPP 2010
Associate VP, Collective Impact
United Way of Salt Lake

 

 

 

 

Andrew Cannon, MPP 2009
Research Associate
Iowa Policy Project

 

Robert Stevens, MPP 2009
Associate Vice President
Sr. Risk Analyst
Merrick Bank

 

David Stringfellow, MPP 2009
Tax Economist
Governor's Office of Planning and Budget
State of Utah

Bryan Flanders, MPP 2009
Management Analyst
Salt Lake County Sanitation

 

Barry Stratford, MPP 2009
Law Student
The S.J. Quinney College of Law
The University of Utah

 

Shawn Tiegen, MPP 2009
Policy Analyst
Utah Foundation

 

 

Carrie Beckman, MPP 2008
Policy and Specialist
Utah State Board of Regents

 

Mark Brown, MPP 2008
Law Student
University of California Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco, CA

 

Katie McCarthy, MPP 2008
Analyst
New York City Library System

Alicia Brown, MPP 2008
Policy Analyst
University of Hawai'i
Leeward Community College

 

Holly Hilton, MPP 2008
Policy Assistant
Salt Lake City Mayor's Office
Ph.D. candidate City and Metropolitan Planning
The University of Utah

 

 

Last Updated: 8/10/17