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        Department of Politics
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        New York, NY 10003
        Phone: 212.229.5747 ext. 3090
        Fax: 212.229.5473

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        Chair: Jessica Pisano
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        Senior Secretary: Henry Drobbin
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        Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

        Student Advisor: Begoña Gerling
        PolSciAdv@newschool.edu

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    • By combining theory with critical engagement under leading scholars and intellectuals, students from the Politics department are prepared to pursue opportunities with world-class institutions, universities, law firms, governmental organizations, think tanks, and policymakers.

      Master’s Students

      Our MA students have continued their studies at top universities, including London School of Economics; University of California, Berkeley; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; New York University; The New School for Social Research.

      They have also found employment as writers, policy researchers, and lead managers at law firms such as Paul, Weiss, Rifkind and Coletto, Gregoski, and Gavroski, government agencies like the New York City Department of Finance, companies like Dow Jones, and media outlets like Circa.

      PhD Students

      Our doctoral students are working in positions throughout the academic world.

      • Luis Alberto Herran Avila (2017) is a visiting assistant professor at Carleton College
      • Carmen Ilizarbe (2017) is an assistant professor at Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya in Peru
      • Howell Williams (2017) is an assistant professor at Western Connecticut State University
      • Camila Andrade Gripp (2016) is an associate research scholar in law at Yale University
      • Marina Kaneti (2016) is an assistant professor at Grand Valley State University
      • Brandon Koenig (2016) is an assistant professor at Franklin & Marshall College
      • Nathan Angelo (2015) is an assistant professor at Worcester State University
      • Laura Balbuena Gonzalez (2015) is a professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
      • Amando Basurto Salazar (2015) is a lecturer at Adelphi University
      • Hadas Cohen is a postdoctoral fellow at the Social Science Research Center Berlin
      • Yoav Fromer (2015) is a visiting assistant professor at Tel Aviv University in Israel
      • Maria Gonzalez de Withrington (2015) is a professor at National University of Cordoba in Argentina
      • Carmen Ilizarbe (2015) is a professor and chair at Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya in Peru
      • Angel Jaramillo Torres (2015) is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Autonomous University of Mexico City
      • Veronica Zebadua Yanez (2015) is a lecturer at Mount Holyoke College

      They have also found employment in institutes and governments around the globe.

      • Blair Taylor (2017) is director at the Institute for Social Ecology
      • Samuel F. Müller (2016) is a program director at the Europäische Akademie Berlin in Germany
      • Marcos Soler (2015) is chief of staff at the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice in New York City
      • Sarah Taylor (2015) is the women, peace and security advocate at Human Rights Watch
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