Our Alumni

Alumni of USC's Department of Political Science have gone on to do great things in academics, government, business, law, and public service.  If you are a POSC alumni and would like to share news on our site about your career accomplishments, e-mail details to posc@usc.edu.


In Alumni News

  • Sophie Jacobson (POSC '11) has officially committed to Yale's Political Science Ph.D. program.  Yale has provided her with fully-funded fellowship support for the entirety of her doctoral study.  She will begin her studies in Fall 2014.  Congrats, Sophie!
  • Recently named one of The Fix's "40 Under 40" rising political stars, Nevada state assemblywoman Lucy Flores (POSC '07) is running for Nevada Lieutenant Governor.  Flores, a fierce advocate for her community, was elected to the Nevada Assembly in 2010, becoming one of the first Hispanic women to serve in the Nevada legislature.  She has served as Assistant Majority Whip, Vice-Chair of the Legislative Operations and Elections committee, and Chair of the Ways and Means Government sub-committee.
  • Seda UsnarSeda Unsar (PhD 2008) has been promoted to Associate Professor in the  Department of International Relations at Istanbul Arel University in Istanbul, Turkey. Congrats!
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