Eleven Bloustein students selected as Eagleton Graduate Fellows

September 19, 2017

Eleven Bloustein School graduate students were among the 27 fellows selected for the Eagleton Institute of Politics 60th class of Eagleton Fellows. Eight Master of Public Policy, one Master of City and Regional Planning, and two dual MPP/MCRP candidates are among the Bloustein fellows.

The Eagleton Fellowship Program was one of the first activities undertaken by the Institute after it was established in 1956 with a bequest from Florence Peshine Eagleton. The Institute has become a center of learning and inquiry about politics where attention and interest focus on how contemporary political systems work, how they change, and how they might work better.

Since 2000, the Eagleton Fellowship Program has been open to graduate students from departments and schools on all Rutgers campus who are interested in politics and government. Recent Fellows have come from diverse departments and schools on the New Brunswick, Camden and Newark campuses, representing more than forty‐five departments in the social sciences, humanities and natural sciences and nineteen different graduate and professional schools reflecting a wide variety of interests and perspectives.

Over 1,000 alumni have graduated from the program since the first class in 1958. Some choose careers in public service, while others apply their sophisticated knowledge of government and politics in the private and non‐profit sectors or in education, business or a variety of other fields.

The Bloustein School graduate students selected as 2017 Eagleton Fellows are as follows. The full list of fellows and their biographies can be found here.

Jane Allen (MPP/MCRP)
Jessica Brand (MPP)
Storm Ervin (MPP)
M. Nolan Gray (MCRP)
Zoe Linder-Baptie (MPP/MCRP)
Alexandra Lleras (MPP)
Holly Low (MPP)
Jazmyne McNeese (MPP)
Anish Patel (MPP)
Rena Sherman (MPP)
Roshard Williams (MPP)


Recent Posts

NJSPL – New Jersey Employment Concerns Revisited

As 2024 began with yet another surprisingly strong jobs report for the U.S. (353,000 jobs added in January and the unemployment rate steady at 3.7%), and with a full year’s worth of 2023 state-level employment data now available, it’s worth briefly revisiting some of...

New Research: The Traffic Calming Effect of Delineated Bicycle Lanes

Abstract We analyze the effect of a bicycle lane on traffic speeds. Computer vision techniques are used to detect and classify the speed and trajectory of over 9,000 motor-vehicles at an intersection that was part of a pilot demonstration in which a bicycle lane was...

Upcoming Events

Event Series CAREERS

Career Virtual Drop-ins


Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]