Rhucha Samudra

Interim Director

Rhucha Samudra

Interim Director

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

The Graduate School

  • AH N312

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Administration American University, 2016

  • AM, Economics, General Georgia State University, 2006

Awards & Honors

  • Thomas & Julia Casey Award The College at Brockport, 2018

  • Inductee the Honor Society of Pi Alpha Alpha the Honor Society of Pi Alpha Alpha, 2015

  • Inductee the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2009

  • Barrett Endowed Scholarship School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, 2009

  • Outstanding Scholar Citizen Award School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PADM 7000

    Directed Reading
  • SOSC 3002

    Quantitative Analysis
  • PADM 6000

    Survey of Public Admin
  • PADM 6150

    Leadership: Leadership & Ethics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Cash Assistance in America: The Role of Race, Politics, and Poverty, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Exploring the Link: Administrative Exclusion and Second Order Devolution, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Defining Homelessness in the Rural United States, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Defining Homelessness in the Rural United States, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • MPA Admissions Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Journal of Public Affairs Education 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics Conference 2018 - 2019

    Role: Conference-Related

Public Service

  • Rochester Monroe County Anti Poverty Initiative 2017 - 2019

    Role: Member