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Featured Alumni

Graduates from our department go on to diverse career paths throughout the nation and the world.  We have highlighted key leaders to tap into their insight about their Northwestern Political Science experience and their transition into their respective fields. 

Scott Harrison, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Cody Keenan, Senior Advisor and Chief Speechwriter for President Barack Obama
Samir S. Mayekar, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of SiNode Systems
Nicole Patel,  Foreign Affairs Officer at the U.S. Department of State
Paula Brown Pretlow, Board Director and Investment Executive