Shourya Deb, Ph.D. Student

Shourjya Deb

My experience in the Rutgers-Camden Community Development Ph.D. has been enriching and fulfilling. The choice of elective courses is varied which enabled me to create a learning niche for myself building on the core requirements. The coursework has been instrumental in helping me grasp the nuances of conducting independent research while adding more tools to … Read more of Shourya Deb, Ph.D. Student

Rasheda L. Weaver, Ph.D. 2017 – Assistant Professor of Community Entrepreneurship, University of Vermont

Rasheda Weaver

Graduating from the Public Affairs-Community Development PhD program at Rutgers University-Camden equipped me with the tools needed to both conduct research pertaining to community development and public policy, while also communicating that research to the communities it affects. For example, my research mainly focuses on the use of social enterprises (businesses that aim to address … Read more of Rasheda L. Weaver, Ph.D. 2017 – Assistant Professor of Community Entrepreneurship, University of Vermont

Chante’ Gunter, EMPA ’15

Chante Gunter - Rutgers EMPA

Chante’ Gunter is Administrative Analyst with the Office of Training and Professional Development Center in the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. Looking to advance professionally, she enrolled in the Executive MPA (EMPA) Program in 2013. “My colleagues admire my achievement, “ said Gunter, who noted that advanced degrees are valued in her department. Ms. … Read more of Chante’ Gunter, EMPA ’15

Greg Rappaport, EMPA ’13

In May 2013, Greg Rappaport, a supervisor with the N.J. Division of Child Protection and Permanency, completed his Rutgers EMPA degree along with his classmates who started together in spring 2011.  A father of three, Greg sought a program that would enable him to balance his work and personal life.  “It provided me with both an opportunity to … Read more of Greg Rappaport, EMPA ’13