Rhucha Samudra

Assistant Professor

Rhucha Samudra

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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


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

  • AM, Economics, General Georgia State University, 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PADM 6550

    Human Services Admin
  • SOSC 3002

    Quantitative Analysis
  • PADM 6150



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

Department Service

  • MPA Admissions Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Journal of Public Affairs Education 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article