Graduate Assistants

MARK PAULEY

Graduate Research Assistant

Mark provides research services including data management, data analysis, and report writing in addition to other administrative support. He is a second-year graduate student pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. He earned his Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Political Science and International Studies from The Ohio State University in 2017. His research predominantly focuses on the various implementation waves of medical cannabis policy across the United States. Mark is most interested in how class, race, and sex intersect with budgeting priorities, criminal justice policy, and social equity policy at the federal level.

STEPHEN POST

Graduate Research and Communications Assistant

Stephen provides research services including data management, data analysis, and report writing in addition to other administrative support . He is a second year, dual-degree student pursuing a Master’s of Public Administration in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs and a Master’s of Applied Clinical and Pre-Clinical Research on the Regulatory Affairs track in the College of Pharmacy. He earned his Bachelor’s of Arts in Economics and Political Science from The Ohio State University in 2018. Stephen’s research interests include drug policy reform, governance systems, police relations, and conflict resolution. In addition to his work with DEPC, Stephen serves as President of the Council of Graduate Students representing over 11,000 graduate students at The Ohio State University.