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

Eric J. Angell ’15

Political Science/International Relations, Political Economy

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

Kelsey C. Cox ’14

Political Science/International Relations, South Asian Studies

Christine M. Dennis ’93

Political Science, WMSTC

OptiMine, SVP, Client Growth

Paul Ellebrecht ’10

Political Science/International Relations

Collaborative Strategies, Consultant

Ian Fischer ’15

Political Science

Facebook, Product Operations

David B. Hunt, J.D. ’78

Political Science

Lauren M. Janus ’01

Political Science/International Relations

Thoughtful Philanthropy, Director

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

Cameron J. Platt ’07

Political Science/International Relations, East Asian Studies

Boston Consulting Group, General Management Consultant

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

Owen R. Solis ’17

Political Science/International Relations, Middle East Studies

Franklin Templeton Investments, Research Associate

Heather Stimmler ’97

ENTSC, Political Science

Sea Shepherd Global, Media Director

Kifaya M. Taha ’17

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

Mother, Creative Strategist

Sebastian Tovar Montanez ’18

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

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

Erika Tyagi ’16

Political Science/International Relations, Economics

Economists Incorporated, Research Associate

William J. Tynan ’11

Political Science/International Relations

Emily B. Wallace-Jackson ’87

Political Science, Political Economy

Seven Dreams Education Foundation, Executive Director

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

Bowu Inc., Founder

Communications/Media

Alice I. Cohen ’15

Political Science/International Relations

College Possible, Communications VISTA

Jacob R. Gunderson ’17

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations, German

Unknown

Claire A. Kelloway ’16

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations

Open Markets Institute, Food & Farming Reporter and Policy Analyst

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

Roy L. Cady-Kimble ’18

Political Science/International Relations

St. Olaf College, Assistant Dean of Admissions

Emma E. Dobbins ’10

Political Science

University of California San Francisco, Medical Student

Sarah Forster ’93

Russian Studies, Political Science

Carleton, Director of Milestone Reunions

Henry B. Gordon ’15

Political Science

Unknown

Jacob S. Hoerger ’14

Russian, Political Science

Harvard University, Student

Education (Pre K-12)

Andrea E. Lofquist ’20

Political Science/International Relations

Minnesota Alliance With Youth, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow

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

Thomas R. Mackin ’87

Political Science

Belmont-Central Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director

Isabel S. Storey ’17

American Music, Political Science/International Relations

Borough of State College, Planner

Government/Public Service

Ibad H. Jafri ’17

Cinema and Media Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Thaddeus J. Owens ’95

Political Science

Benjamin W. Phillips ’05

Political Science/International Relations

United States Marine Corps, Infantry Officer

Healthcare

John J. W. Fangman ’88

Political Science

Mass Generl Brigham Community Physicians, Chief Medical Officer

Info Systems/Technology/Library

Jonah R. Fisher ’20

Political Science/International Relations, Computer Science

Cimpress Technology, Software Developer

Marc R. Schwartz ’91

Political Science, Political Economy

CNS Partners, LLC, President

Legal Professions

Joseph R. Burson ’16

Political Science/International Relations

(unknown), Federal Law Clerk

Avery E. Coombe ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Paralegal Specialist

Mara J. Daly ’16

Political Science/International Relations

Binsfeld Law Firm, Immigration Legal Assistant

Anna E. Jarman ’14

Political Science/International Relations, European Studies

Kristin Clare Larson ’81

Political Science

State of Minnesota, District Court Judge

Bonita Y. Leung ’00

Political Science/International Relations, East Asian Studies

Chi-X, General Counsel

Anya L. Naschak ’98

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations

Marks Paneth, LLP, Senior Manager

Andrew J. Navratil, Esq. ’07

Political Science

U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney-Advisor

Marika K. O’Connor Grant ’14

Political Science

(unknown)

Worthington S. Phillips ’10

Political Science

Georgetown Law, Law Clerk at DOL OALJ

Gregory P. Preves, J.D. ’91

Political Science

Curran Group, Inc., Vice President and General Counsel

Paul W. Sanderson-Cimino ’06

Political Economy, Political Science/International Relations

Legal Services of Northern California, Staff Attorney

Alexander Siemers ’14

Political Science/International Relations

Allen & Overy

Matthew J. Thibodeau ’18

French and Francophone Studies, Political Science/International Relations

(unknown), Paralegal

Ellen R. Tighe ’09

Political Science

Fox Rothschild LLP, Associate, Real Estate

Other Careers

Dilara Akgunduz ’15

Political Science/International Relations, European Studies

Gregory Amusu ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Political Economy

Jeffrey Berg ’14

Political Science, Cognitive Science

Andrew R. Biddison ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Mara R. Blumenstein ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Damali Britton ’18

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

Political Science/International Relations, French

Francisco O. Castro ’18

Latin American Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Laura L. Clise ’01

Political Science/International Relations

Carly Davidson ’15

Political Science/International Relations

Global Air Charters, Inc., Pilot – First Officer

Paige E. Dedrick ’15

Political Science/International Relations

Rosario A. Dominguez ’90

Political Science

Andrew Farias ’21

Political Science/International Relations, Environmental Studies

Nebraska Appleseed, Weitz Fellow

Samuel Forsyth ’21

Political Science/International Relations

Michael J. Happ ’17

Educational Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Michael J. Hood ’90

Political Science

JPMorgan Asset Management, Managing Director

Connor S. Jackson ’15

Political Science

Jeffrey L. Levy ’87

Political Science

Zizi Li ’17

Political Science/International Relations, Cinema and Media Studies

Calvin T. Lundy ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Dana B. Mackey ’12

Political Science

Michael G. Massad, Jr. ’14

Political Science

Rohan Mukherjee ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Music Performance, Political Economy

Contented Cow Creamery, Founder

Kyra Ngai ’21

Asian Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Raul Noguera-McElroy ’17

Political Science/International Relations

Allison M. Palmbach ’21

Environmental Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Zoe D. Pharo ’21

Political Science/International Relations

Julian B. Pozniak ’14

Political Science, Music, European Studies

Peter C. Sang ’17

Educational Studies, Political Science/International Relations

Justine F. Seligson ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Cross-Cultural Studies

Daniel H. Smith ’91

Political Economy, Political Science

Justine E. Szafran ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Studio Art

Daniel Tamez ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Suhail S. Thandi ’17

Political Science/International Relations, Cinema and Media Studies

Bailey R. Ulbricht ’15

Political Science/International Relations

Paper Airplanes, Founder / Board Chair

Edmund J. Wackerman ’19

Spanish, Political Science/International Relations

Yingying Wang ’19

Political Science/International Relations, Computer Science

David J. Wege ’19

Political Science/International Relations

Claire H. Willeck ’15

Political Science/International Relations, Economics

SeungJoon Yoo ’16

Political Science/International Relations, Political Economy

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

Cole V. Frank ’15

Political Science/International Relations, Political Economy

Alicia A. Mazzara ’06

Political Science/International Relations

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Research Associate, Housing

Alice Mei ’16

Political Science/International Relations, Psychology

The Center for Effective Philanthropy, Senior Analyst

Brian R. Sala ’85

Political Science, Political Economy

Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commissi, Deputy Director

Daniel Alan Shinn-Krantz ’04

Political Science

Science/Lab Research

Thet-Htar Thet ’17

Political Science/International Relations, Educational Studies

UNESCO Project Office, Junior Consultant

Social Service/Advocacy

Carrie Z. Bloss ’97

Political Science

Heights and Hills, Executive Director

Masha Finn ’09

Political Science/International Relations, French and Francophone Studies

Hamline University, Career Counselor

Kathryn (Schmidt) Lozada ’12

Political Science/International Relations, LTAMC

ISAIAH, Southern Minnesota Organizer