Faculty & Staff Directory

Christine Mahoney

Christine
Mahoney

Professor of Public Policy and Politics
Garrett Hall L020C

Christine Mahoney is a professor of public policy and politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.  She studies social justice advocacy, activism and direct action through social entrepreneurship.

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Brandy Marsh

Brandy
Marsh

Senior Business Services Specialist

Brandy Marsh is a Senior Business Services Specialist with the Frank Batten School. She joined Batten in 2020, bringing her administrative experience in various UVA and commercial roles to the team. Brandy specializes in all aspects of Workday financials and grant management. She's the proud parent of five awesome children and a lifelong resident of the Charlottesville area.

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Paul Martin

Paul
S.
Martin

Associate Professor of Public Policy
Garrett Hall L037

Paul Martin is an associate professor at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Martin studies how and when political elites respond to the preferences of ordinary people; political participation and advocacy, how and when citizens become involved in the policy process; on the role of mass media; and on the origins and consequences of social capital .

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Isaac Mbiti

Isaac
Mbiti

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics

Isaac M. Mbiti is an associate professor of public policy and economics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. His research has focused broadly on African economic development with particular interests in examining the role of education policies such as free primary education and teacher performance pay programs. Mbiti's ongoing research projects in East and West Africa evaluate various policies that aim to improve the livelihoods of African youth through training programs.

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Naseemah Mohamed

Naseemah
Mohamed

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Global Policy Center
Garrett Hall

Naseemah Mohamed is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Global Policy Center at the University of Virginia. Her research is focused on the relationships amongst education, media, race, global politics, and violence in decolonial movements in Southern Africa in the 20th century. 

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Bala Mulloth

Bala
Mulloth

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Garrett Hall L020A

Bala Mulloth is an assistant professor at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Mulloth is a globally oriented educator and entrepreneur and his work focuses on innovation and social entrepreneurship.

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Noah Myung

Noah
Myung

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics

Noah Myung is an associate professor of public policy and economics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He is an experimental and behavioral economist with research interests in game theory, organizational economics, and financial economics. Myung's current research deals with equilibrium selection in coordination games as well as information sharing between competitors

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