One of benefits of majoring in Political Science is students gain the skills and knowledge needed for graduate school and post-graduate service. At Political Science, faculty are committed to challenging their students academically and preparing them for the next big step. With the help of the Department, many Political Science students continuing their education have been admitted to top graduate schools of their choices. Students who decided on social justice work have landed opportunities with reputable organizations.

Below is a sample list:

 

Master’s Degrees

  • Antonio Plascencia, University of Chicago, Public Policy
  • Kristina Barragan, UCLA, Public Policy
  • Ivan Luevanos, NYU, International Relations
  • Melissa Daughtery, Loyola University Chicago, Social Work/Child Development
  • Milagro Romero, USC, Education
  • Shadia Nasser, University of Chicago, Public Administration
  • Kathleen Henehan, London School of Economics, Political Development
  • Aram Nadjarian, University of Sussex, International Relations
  • Adrienne Tygenhof, Queens University-Ireland, Conflict Resolution
  • Catie Bereznay, Cape Town University-South Africa, Population Studies
  • Matt Delja, University of Cambridge, Latin American Studies
  • Cornelius Burke, USC, Urban Planning
  • Judy Hernandez, LMU, Counseling
  • Ophelia Medina, USC, Urban Planning
  • Lisette Torres, USC, Public Administration and Ubran Planning
  • Kimberly Hardina, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Marketing Apparel
  • Manar Falkry, University of Chicago, Middle East Studies
  • Chris Beaven, London School of Economics, International Development
  • Patrick Furlong, USC, Masters of Public Administration
  • Gena Gammie, London School of Economics, Environmental Policy
  • Paulina Velasco, USC, Public Policy and Management
  • Elizabeth Zamudio, Loyola Marymount University, Counseling
  • Andreas Kidane, University of Stockholm, Political Science
  • Garrick Mitchler, World Teach (Harvard Center for International Development), Hunan Province, rural China, 2011-2012
  • Kelsey Flott, Oxford, Comparative Social Policy
  • Cristina Fard, London School of Economics, Politics and Communications
  • David Azevedo, University of Southern California, Public Administration
  • Nathan Aderhold, University of Cardiff, Wales, Journalism
  • Michelle Larson, Cambridge University, International Relations
  • Erica B. Hallum, Arizona State University, Public Administration
  • Jenna Arzinger, UCLA, Public Health
  • Garrick Mitchler, Peking University, International Relations
  • Jessica Ossorio, USC, Public Policy
  • Raji Shaivshanker, USC, Social Work
  • Sahar Mansoor, Cambridge University
  • Nester Pimiento, Harvard Divinity School
  • Austin Collell, USC
  • Matt Candau, Georgetown University
  • Arianne Malekzadeh, Georgetown University
  • Sheila Koohpai, Syracuse University, Public Affairs and International Relations
  • Narine Esmaeili, London School of Economics and Politics
  • Brianna Bruns, USC, Public Policy
  • Anne-Marie Bouisseau, London School of Economic and Politics, Public Policy

 

Law

  • Natalie Minev, Berkeley Law 
  • Dominic Quiller, UCLA
  • Dale Kotchka-Smith, Yale
  • Meghan Moore, Georgetown
  • Tiffany Neale, Columbia
  • Stephen Murphy, Cornell
  • Mark Waier, Loyola Los Angeles
  • Sylvia Ciborowski, NYU
  • Shari Pourebrahim, Loyola Los Angeles
  • Andrew Idrizovic, Columbia Law School
  • Chad Duncan, Fordham New York
  • Angie Martinez, Arizona State
  • Eric Hayden, University of Chicago
  • Muammar Reed, Loyola Los Angeles
  • Hayon Abdulhasiz, Duke Law School, JD/MBA
  • Angela Bell, Loyola Law School
  • Maelesa Oriente, Loyola Law School
  • David Cline, Colorado Law School
  • Jackson Knight, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Amanda Pourebrahim, UCLA School of Law
  • Nicole Gutierrez, Berkeley Law
  • Paulina Slagter, Standford Law
  • Julia Fauzia, UCLA Law
  • Adam Byrne, Loyola Los Angeles
  • Katie McGrath, UC Davis Law
  • David Howard, University of Texas School of Law

 

Ph. D. Programs 

  • Chris Zepeda, Cornell University, Political Science
  • Jesse Mills, USC, Political Science
  • Chris Shortell, UC San Diego, Political Science
  • Sandra Geissler Popiden, UC Santa Barbara, Political Science
  • Greer Gosnell, LSE, Political Economy
  • Kathleen Henehan, Oxford University, Development Studies
  • Michelle Larson, UCLA, Political Theory

 

International Service

  • Jake Jenzen, Peace Corps, Panama
  • Christine Cary, Peace Corps, Latin America
  • Seranda Bray, Peace Corps, Africa
  • Patrick Furlong, El Centro Del Muchacho Trabajador, Quito, Ecuador
  • Beth Shaw, Jesuit Volunteers International, Tanzania
  • Isabel Arrastia, Jesuit Volunteers International, Central America
  • Garrick Mitchler, World Teach, Harvard
  • Carly Johnson, Peace Corps, East Africa
  • Jessica Osorio, Fulbright - Argentina
  • Ted Guerrero, Peace Corps, Indonesia

 


Domestic Service

  • Julia Fauzia, Teach for America, New York
  • Vanessa Martinez, Teach for America, San Diego
  • Vikram Ravinder, Teach for America, Los Angeles
  • Giselle Carrillo, Teach for America, Philadelphia
  • Amy Rios, Good Shepherd Volunteers, New Jersey
  • Priscilla Munoz, Good Shepherd Volunteers, New Jersey
  • Jose Tolo, Teach for America, Chicago
  • Marcela Harnandez, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Chicago
  • Hal Koss, Teach for America, Detroit
  • Julia Roberts, Teach for America, Denver
  • Justin Velez, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Denver
  • Charmane Griffin, Teach for America
  • Samantha Hay, Teach for America
  • Jose Colo, Teach for America
  • Emilio Garcia, Teach for America
  • Nancy Flores, Teach for America
  • Lani Luo, Teach for America
  • Julia Woods, City Year
  • Amando Pardo, City Year
  • Kathryn Dutton, Teach for America, Texas