Graduate Student Profiles

PhD in Planning and Public Affairs

Second-Year PhD Students

The anticipated graduation for second-year students is June 2024.

Joe Wheeler

Photograph of Joe Wheeler, Second Year PhD Student in PPPM. Photo shows a masc-presenting individual in a teal collared shirt with short cropped hair and fair complexion, smiling into the camera.

Joe Wheeler has worked in philanthropy and social impact since 2011. He has launched programs for organizations like Dropbox, UNDP, and WhatsApp. He received a BA in Politics from Whitman College, an MPA in Social Impact from the London School of Economics, and he is currently working on the PPPM PhD, with a focus on Nonprofit, Philanthropic, and Social Enterprise.