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Where do Clark Geography’s Ph.D. graduates work?

Graduates of Clark’s Ph.D. program in geography have a record of success securing both academic and non-academic jobs. Within three years of graduating, most alumni have obtained research- or management-related positions in higher education, government, or non-profit research or policy institutes. Of the 37 Ph.D. students who graduated from 2014 to 2018, 27 hold academic positions, and 10 hold positions outside of academia.

Recent placements for Clark Graduate School of Geography Ph.D. alumni include:

  • ESRI
  • Harvard University
  • NASA
  • Oxfam
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University of Manchester
  • MIT
  • UCLA
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Wageningen University and Research
  • Woods Hole Research Center
  • World Bank
  • Dartmouth

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Ph.D. Alumni Search

wdt_ID Country Ph.D. Alumnus Graduate Year Year Position Started Title Organization
1 Australia Deborah Che 2000 Southern Cross University
2 Australia Beatrice Ruth Fincher 1980 University of Melbourne
3 Australia Katherine D. Gibson 1981 Professional Fellow University of Western Sydney
4 Belgium Mathilde Snel 2001 Prospect Consulting Services
5 Belgium Guido Schwarz 2010 2010 European Commission
6 Korea Young-Long Kim 2018 2018 Associate Research Fellow The Seoul Institute
7 United Kingdom William Kutz 2013 2018 Lecturer in Geography University of Cambridge
8 United Kingdom Simon Batterbury 2017 Professor of Political Ecology, LEC Lancaster University
9 United States: New York John Lauermann 2014 2017 Assistant Professor of Geography City University of New York
10 United Kingdom Simon Batterbury 1997 2017 Professor of Political Ecology Lancaster University

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