Sapna Varkey, Class of 2012varkey

2nd year Ph D. student in Public Administration
NC State University School of Public and International Affairs

In what ways did your experience in Public Policy prepare you for your career or graduate studies?

“My public policy studies honed my critical thinking skills. I’ve learned how to probe for answers more efficiently. I also greatly appreciate the importance of multidisciplinary solutions to major problems, which I started to realize in the policy program.”

What are some highlights from your time in the department?

Dr. Meier’s course was a major highlight from my education at UNC. His teaching style is captivating and I’ve tried to implement some of his tactics in my own classroom as an instructor.”