Meet the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future Fall 2023 Fellows cohort. Our Fellows spend the semester leading study groups, as well as hosting office hours, roundtable discussions, and dozens of bi-partisan CPF political conversations and conferences throughout the year.

Addisu Demissie

Addisu Demissie is a Founding Principal of California-based political consulting firm 50+1 Strategies, with two decades of experience in advocacy and campaign strategy.

Arnon Mishkin

Arnon Mishkin is a political analyst and Director of the Fox News Election Decision Team, which is responsible for analyzing election and polling results and developing models to project election outcomes.

Reince Priebus

Reince Priebus served as the former White House Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Republican National Committee.

Mike Schmuhl

Mike Schmuhl is Chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party, a member of the Democratic National Committee’s Executive Committee, and served as the Campaign Manager for Pete Buttigieg 2020.

Betty Yee

Betty Yee served as the California State Controller for two terms (elected in 2014 and 2018), following two terms of service on the California Board of Equalization. Betty is only the tenth woman in California history to be elected to statewide office.