What department are you a graduate student in?
I am in the Political Science Department!
Why did you decide to go to graduate school?
I decided to go to graduate school to pursue a career as a professor and researcher.
Did your interests change throughout your program?
As I have gone through grad school, I have become much more interested in the data science and methods we use as political scientists.
What do you want to do with your advanced degree?
My goal is to be a professor at an R1 university, preferably with a tenure track job.
Austin Cutler is a PhD Candidate at the FSU Department of Political Science. You can learn more about Austin here.