Student Staff


Annie Wanless is a junior from Oakland, California majoring in Political Science and Social Sciences (Economics) with a minor in Consumer Behavior. On campus, Annie is a Trustee Scholar and member of the Trojan Scholars Society. She also serves on the executive board of her sorority as VP Recruitment and on the leadership team of Colleges Against Cancer as the production chair. This summer, she interned with The Raben Group, a public policy and strategic communications firm in downtown Los Angeles. Annie hopes to pursue a career in education or criminal justice system reform after graduation.


David Moreno is a junior from Escondido, California, majoring in Political Science and International Relations. This past spring semester he interned with the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and this summer he will be interning with the Los Angeles District Office of Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer. On campus, he is involved in activities such as the Undergraduate Student Government and the Teaching Ethics Program. In student government he serves as an Assistant Director of Elections and Recruitment and serves on the Executive Board of Political Student Assembly as a Co-Director of Member Org. Relations. David is interested in international politics and hopes to pursue a career either working for the State Department or within the private sector of politics. 


Alex Glazer is a junior from Orinda, California majoring in Political Science and Communication. This past summer she interned in the Press Office of California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris in San Francisco and has previously interned for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in Washington, D.C. and for Senator Barbara Boxer in Los Angeles. On campus, Alex has served as the Philanthropy chair for Phi Alpha Delta, USC’s professional pre-law fraternity, and is a recipient of the Diana Chudacoff Levin award. Alex has worked for several political campaigns, assisting with press and fieldwork. After graduation, Alex hopes to attend law school and pursue a career in political communication.



Nathaniel Haas is a junior from Reno, Nevada majoring in Political Science and Economics. He spent the summer of 2014 as an intern in the Washinton, D.C. office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. On campus, he competed for two years as a member of USC's nationally competitive debate team and writes news articles and a weekly column on domestic political issues for the Daily Trojan. He also writes editorials for the Annenberg School's Neon Tommy and the Southern California International Review's online forum, Glimpse from the Globe. Upon graduating from USC, Nathaniel hopes to attend law school and further his interest in public service and leadership.


Nick Thomas is a junior majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Relations from Mission Viejo, California. This past summer, he interned at the Republican Party of Orange County where he worked with various elected officials andorganized many political events. On campus, he is a member of College Republicans, writes opinion and news articles regarding politics for USC’s online newspaper, and has been involved with student government. He is also on the executive board of USC’s honor society, Alpha Lamba Delta. After graduation, Nick hopes to be involved in California or local politics working on campaigns, or work at a political think tank.


Elena Kuhn is a junior from Mountain View, California majoring in Political Science. She has worked in city government as an intern for San Francisco’s District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell, and is currently working in political consulting for the LA basedfirm, HSG Campaigns. Additionally, she serves as communications director for the USC College Democrats and is a member of the Women’s Student Assembly. Elena is most interested in policy areas surrounding women’s and environmental issues, and hopes to pursue a career in national politics. 




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