SF State MPA Students Research Achievement May 2013

SF State MPA students have once again distinguished themselves in various student research competitions.

Three students, Adam Sharma, Marc Joffe and Brittany Gabel, participated in the campus Research Showcase.

Brittany Gabel with her research poster at SF State Research Showcase

Brittany Gabel with her research poster at SF State Research Showcase

  • Brittany Gabel’s research topics was”The Underpinnings of Effective Internationalization within Higher Education By State”;
  • Adam Sharma’s research topic was “Identifying Determinants of Patient’s Likelihood of No-Shows”; and,
  • Marc Joffe’s topic was “Drivers of Municipal Bond Defaults During the Great Depression.”

In the campus portion of the CSU Research Competition, Adam Sharma won 1st place in the Business, Economics and Public Administration and Marc Joffe won 2nd place.   Both students were able to travel to CSU Pomona for the CSU Statewide competition, where they repeated their results– Adam Sharma won 1st place Statewide and Marc Joffe won 2nd place Statewide.

In addition, Marc Joffe competed in the SSRIC (Social Science Research and Instructional Council) Statewide competition and won 1st place in that competition.

Sharma and Joffe CSU Research 1st and 2nd Place StatewideCompetition Sharma and JoffeCongratulations and great job to all these excellent MPA students!

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