Government Department Research Day

4th Annual Government Department Research Day with Alumni Panel

73 Tremont Street, 9th Floor
9 AM - 9:30AM

73 Tremont Street, 9th Floor
9:30AM - 12:30PM

Panel 1: Elections and Public Policy, 9:30-10:45
Panel 2: Social Movements and Protest, 11-12:15
Panel 3: International Relations, Human Rights, 9:30-10:45
Panel 4: Graduate Student Panel:  The Linkage Between National and International Politics, 11-12:15

Luncheon and Award Ceremony
73 Tremont Street, 9th Floor
1PM - 2:30 PM
Keynote Speaker, Cheryl J. Rathbun '82, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer for Institutional Clients Group (ICG) Risk Management at Citigroup

Faculty Roundtable
73 Tremont Street, Poetry Center
2:45PM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Career Panel
Donahue 311
5:30 PM - 7 PM

Alumni Panel:
Jonas Brunschwig, BA International Affairs, Suffolk University, 2011  
Senior Associate, Uncharted Play, Inc and Curriculum Development Coordinator, Peace in Focus

Meaghan Calter, BS in Paralegal Studies, Suffolk University, 2007
Corporate Paralegal, Ropes & Gray LLP   

Valentino Capobianco, BS American Government and Politics, Suffolk University, 2011  
Legislative Aide for Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo.
Currently elected to the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee representing the First Suffolk & Middlesex Senate District.

Gary Christenson, BS Suffolk University 1990, MPA Suffolk University 1992, JD Suffolk University 2003  
Mayor Gary Christenson, City of Malden.

Kate Ellis, BA, Government and International Relations, Suffolk University, 2010; MPPA, Northwestern University
Publications Assistant at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.; Graduate Student at Northwestern University in distance learning MPPA program.

María R. González Albuixech, MSPS, International Relations, Suffolk University, 2005
Director of Communications and Marketing - Health Care For All

Joseph Guay, BA International Relations, Lehigh University 2009; MSPS, International Relations, Suffolk University 2011
Editorial and Research Assistant for Luise Druke; Staff Assistant at the Harvard College Writing Program; Adjunct Lecturer of Government, Suffolk University

Seyed Jalal Hosseini, BA, Siena Heights University, 1996, MSPS, Suffolk University, 2004, MPH, Harvard University, 2009
Associate Director for Educational Programs, United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Harvard School of Public Health

Jennifer Schmidt, BS/ Political Science, Suffolk University, 2009, MPH, Tufts University Medical School, 2011
Health Policy Analyst at Wakely Consulting Group.

Alayna Van Tassel, BS, Suffolk University, 2001, MA in Public Policy, George Washington University, 2006
Chief of Staff, House Committee on Post Audit and Oversight


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