Political Science majors end up in a wide range of careers. Please let us (and your classmates) know what you’re up to by creating a profile. We want to hear from you!

Arts/Museums

Ian Mercer ’16

American Music, Political Science/International Relations

The Cleveland Orchestra, Production Manager

Business/Finance/Sales

Benjamin P. Barclay ’09

Political Science/International Relations, ENTSC

Zendesk, VP, Corporate Development & Technology Partnerships

Mitch Bermel ’17

Political Science/International Relations

Thomson Reuters, Business Development Representative

Christine M. Dennis ’93

Political Science, WMSTC

OptiMine, SVP, Client Growth

Paul Ellebrecht ’10

Political Science/International Relations

Collaborative Strategies, Consultant

Julia J. Kenney ’20

Political Science/International Relations

Foundation, Associate

Robert R. Nachtsheim ’07

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations

LPL Financial, Assistant Vice President

Jacob E. Powell ’15

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations

Nonoko Sato ’00

Political Science/International Relations

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, Executive Director

Beth S. Shapiro ’10

Political Science, LTAMC

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Manager of Organization Development

Jack L. Sherrick ’20

Political Science/International Relations

Columbia Center for Public Research and Leadership, Summer Associate

Jacob D. Sippel ’18

Spanish, Political Science/International Relations

Promontory Financial Group, Analyst

Michael J. Sobaski ’15

Political Science

Wyze Labs, Senior Director of Product Management

Justine E. Szafran ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Studio Art

Gartner, Sr. Specialist, Quantitative Analytics & Data Science

Kifaya M. Taha ’17

Political Economy, French and Francophone Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Mother, Creative Strategist

Sebastian Tovar ’18

Africana Studies, Cross-Cultural Studies, Political Science/International Relations

AbbVie Inc., Data & Research Analyst-Equity/Equality/Diversity/Inclusion

Elyse N. Wanzenried ’19

Political Science/International Relations, French and Francophone Studies, English

The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, Program Associate

Jianxiong Zhang ’20

Political Science/International Relations

Self Employed, Independent Angel Investor

Communications/Media

Claire A. Kelloway ’16

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations

Open Markets Institute, Food & Farming Reporter and Policy Analyst

Zizi Li ’17

Cinema and Media Studies, Political Science/International Relations

(unknown)

Zoe D. Pharo ’21

Political Science/International Relations

Hyde Park Herald, Contributing Writer

Education (Higher Ed)

Takuya Amagai ’16

Political Science/International Relations

(unknown)

Peter A. Bruno ’17

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations

Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Policy

Sarah Forster ’93

Political Science, Russian Studies

Carleton, Director of Milestone Reunions

Henry B. Gordon ’15

Political Science

Unknown

Connor S. Jackson ’15

Political Science

Carleton, Admissions Reader

Andrea E. Lofquist ’20

Political Science/International Relations

(unknown)

Dana Mackey ’12

Political Science

Carleton, Admissions Reader

Michael G. Massad, Jr. ’14

Political Science

Allison M. Palmbach ’21

Environmental Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Unknown, Graduate Student

Education (Pre K-12)

Margaret E. Seymour ’80

Political Science

Jefferson County School, Teacher (Ret.)

Christopher S. Sheldon ’92

Political Science, Educational Studies

Bancroft School, Teacher, Performing Arts and History/Speech Coach

Environment/Agriculture

Jacob L. Frankel ’17

Political Science/International Relations

San Cristobal Coffee Importers

Kyra Ngai ’21

Asian Studies, Political Science/International Relations

GridLabs, Development and Communications Associate

Government/Public Service

Andrew Farias ’21

Political Science/International Relations, Environmental Studies

Asian Community and Cultural Center, Lobby and Policy Fellow

Michael J. Happ ’17

Educational Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Program Associate,Climate and Rural Communities

Benjamin W. Phillips ’05

Political Science/International Relations

United States Marine Corps, Infantry Officer

Info Systems/Technology/Library

Jonah R. Fisher ’20

Political Science/International Relations, Computer Science

Cimpress Technology, Software Developer

Legal Professions

Joseph R. Burson ’16

Political Science/International Relations

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Attorney-Advisor

Avery E. Coombe ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Center for Reproductive Rights, US Litigation Department, Paralegal

Mara J. Daly ’16

Political Science/International Relations

Binsfeld Law Firm, Immigration Legal Assistant

Eric A. Hazoury ’16

Political Science/International Relations

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Associate

Ibad H. Jafri ’17

Cinema and Media Studies, Political Science/International Relations

United States Department of Justice, Trial Attorney

Bonita Y. Leung ’00

Political Science/International Relations, East Asian Studies

Chi-X, General Counsel

Andrew J. Navratil, Esq. ’07

Political Science

U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney-Advisor

Gregory P. Preves, J.D. ’91

Political Science

Curran Group, Inc., Vice President and General Counsel

Matthew J. Thibodeau ’18

French and Francophone Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Loevy & Loevy, Paralegal

Other Careers

Gregory Amusu ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Political Economy

Mara R. Blumenstein ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Erica B. Cagliero ’20

Public Policy, Political Science/International Relations

Office of Massachusetts Attorney General, Trial Paralegal

Emilia L. Calma ’14

Political Science/International Relations

D.C. Policy Center, Director of Research and Policy

Nicholas A. Caputo ’19

French, Political Science/International Relations

Carly Davidson ’15

Political Science/International Relations

Global Air Charters, Inc., Pilot – First Officer

Amie DeHarpporte ’95

Political Science, Political Economy

Rosario A. Dominguez ’90

Political Science

Rohan Mukherjee ’19

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations, Music Performance

Contented Cow Creamery, Founder

Justine F. Seligson ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Cross-Cultural Studies

Afghanistan and Central Asian Association, Integration Manager

Bailey R. Ulbricht ’15

Political Science/International Relations

Paper Airplanes, Founder / Board Chair

Edmund Wackerman ’19

Spanish, Political Science/International Relations

Yingying Wang ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Computer Science

David J. Wege ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Peace Corps/AmeriCorps/Teach for America

Micalie J. Hunt ’20

Political Science/International Relations

AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Summer VISTA

Public Policy

Jacob A. Cohn ’13

Political Science/International Relations

U.S. Agency for International Development, Information Office, OFDA

Huntington S. Mason ’81

Political Science/International Relations

U.S. Government, Manager (Ret.)

Brian R. Sala ’85

Political Science, Political Economy

Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commissi, Deputy Director

Daniel Alan Shinn-Krantz ’04

Political Science

Social Service/Advocacy

Carrie Z. Bloss ’97

Political Science

Heights and Hills, Executive Director

Kathryn (Schmidt) Lozada ’12

Political Science/International Relations, LTAMC

ISAIAH/Faith in MN, Southern Minnesota Organizer