Our Graduates in Public Policy

New College is proud of our many graduates in Public Policy. Here is a look at what some of them are up to these days:

Craig Blakeley is an attorney with Alliance Law Group LLC in the Washington, D.C., area.

Janet Bowman is director of legislative policy and strategies based in Tallahassee for the Florida Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.

Wiebke Breuer is an attorney at the Law Offices of Matt Greenbaum in New Orleans.

Charles Brooks is a national news producer for CBS News.

James Burgdorf is an assistant policy analyst at Rand Corporation. Previously, he served as a junior analyst at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, where he was lead author of the National Healthcare Quality Report and a contributing author of the National Healthcare Disparities Report.

Teri Donaldson is a law partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP. She was a federal prosecutor and general counsel for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Kayla Drogosz is an analyst with the Brookings Institution and co-author of the book, United We Serve: National Service and the Future of Citizenship.

Bryan Flood is senior vice president of public affairs for K12 Inc.

Jennifer Gorn is an attorney and vice president of strategic development for Amerigold Management.

Stephan Henley is a courts administrator with Florida State Courts.

Leon Hicks is an attorney who owns his firm, Leon Hicks and Associates P.C., in Atlanta.

Jennifer Hurst is vice president at Northern Trust Bank of Florida.

Bruce Jacobs is a lawyer at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

Roger Klurfeld is an attorney and the director of national appeals at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Steven Linsey is a senior economist at California Public Utilities.

Seth Lipsay is an executive managing director and founder of New World Realty Advisors, LLC.

Lawrence Moose is a program manager at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he manages the Center of Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research. He has also been a grants administrator, program director for AmeriCorps Pinellas and coordinator for the American Red Cross in Miami.

Michael Rothbaum is a rabbi at Beth Chaim Congregation in the San Francisco area.

Adam Stone is deputy for policy and technology in the Office of the CIO at Berkeley Lab.

Janet Weisenford is a fellow at ICF International and was executive director of the Human Performance Center at the U.S. Navy.

Sample of Graduate Schools Attended by NCF Students in Public Policy

• Harvard University
• Yale University
• Cornell University
• London School of Economics
• University of California, Berkeley
• New York University School of Law
• Georgetown University
• Florida State University
• Hebrew University
• Hofstra University
• Indiana University
• Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
• Rice University
• Tulane University
• University of Florida
• University of Georgia
• University of Maryland
• University of Miami
• University of Pennsylvania
• University of Pittsburgh
• University of Wales

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For the 2010 graduating class, 86 percent of graduates who applied to a Ph.D. program were accepted, and 100 percent who applied to law school got in. It's no wonder that The Wall Street Journal ranked New College the nation’s No. 2 public feeder school for elite law, medical and business schools.

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