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March 11, 2016
 
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Political Science Alumni: Where Are They Now?

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Sarah Cinquemani

Sarah Cinquemani

Sarah Cinquemani ’15 has moved to New York and will be starting at Pace Law School in the fall. Over the summer, she worked part time for The Vinci Group, a political consulting group that works to get Democrats elected at the local and state level in Connecticut. She canvassed in New London, Connecticut, for the mayor and worked on candidate literature and contracts for new clients.

John Bourquin ’14 is a Legal Intern at the Real Estate Law practice of Alan I. Sosne, Bridgehampton, New York. He is attending Touro College – Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in Central Islip, New York.

Joe Conte ’11 moved out to LA 3.5 years ago to work for the political organizing software company NationBuilder. For the last year he has been consulting with technology companies on UX, go to market strategies and internal systems. He is also the co-founder of CityGrows, a civic tech software company, an advisor to the nonprofit Rhize and startup RepDoc and will be moving to San Francisco.

Christian Fundo

Christian Fundo

Christian Fundo ’07 is currently a fourthyear associate at Latham & Watkins, where he focuses on banking and finance transactions, representing banks such as JP Morgan, Bank of America, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. He is currently on a client secondment to Goldman Sachs, working with the in-house investment banking legal team. Christian is featured in this year’s Adelphi Magazine’s Alumni, “10 under 10.”

Michael Khayan ’15 is working at the Segal Group, a consulting firm with several subsidiaries that deal with issues of human resources, compensation, benefits, and healthcare. He is a Corporate Health Intern, working to update the benefits information for 225 schools as part of the 2015 College and University Database Study. Michael was also recently awarded two scholarships to apply towards his studies at Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (Johns Hopkins): the Lazarian Graduate Scholarship and the AGBU US Graduate Fellowship.

Gabriel Hardy-Francon

Gabriel Hardy-Francon

Gabriel Hardy-Francon ’15 is attending King’s College, London. He is pursuing an M.A. in Intelligence and International Security.

Jennifer Lin ’15 has deferred her admission to the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London for a year in order to apply for scholarship funding and gain some real world experience. At SOAS, she hopes to write her dissertation about the evolution of one woman’s political legacy in modern Taiwanese politics and begin linguistic training in earnest to prepare for a possible career covering current events in East Asia. She spent the summer immediately following graduation working as a legislative aide to New York State Assemblyman Edward P. Ra. He represents the 19th Assembly District which includes Garden City and parts of Franklin Square, West Hempstead, New Hyde Park, Carle Place, Williston Park, Albertson, Glen Head and Mineola.

Emmanuel Hector

Emmanuel Hector

Emmanuel Hector ’10 is currently working as an Adviser at the United States Mission to the United Nations in the Host Country section. He has been really busy with the UN General Assembly. Emmanuel continues to travel the globe and recently participated in the Spartan Trifecta! (Three races in three states—90 obstacles and 30 miles—through fire, electricity, mud, water, and barbed wire.)

Joanne Joseph ’12 graduated from Cornell Law School in May and was awarded the John J. Kelly Memorial Prize, awarded to “a graduating Law School student who, in the judgment of the Dean of the Law School, best exemplifies qualities of scholarship, fair play, and good humor.” She was also awarded the Morris P. Glushien Prize, “awarded annually by the Dean of the Law School for the best student Note concerning current social problems published in a Cornell law journal,” for her published Note on the U.S. citizen child’s constitutional rights in the immigration context. On September 28, Joanne joined the Washington, D.C. office of Paul Hastings, a large international law firm, as a litigation associate.

Michael Hoyle

Michael Hoyle

Michael Hoyle ’10 is currently a fifth grade teacher in Virginia where he is working on Instructional Technology with the school district and is writing curriculum for the science department. He is studying financial planning and tax analysis at the University of Virginia. He will be opening a consulting firm in Arlington, Virginia, early next year with two partners (very early stages!). Brian married his wife Ashley Hoyle in May of this year.

Mahnoor Misbah ’14 is attending Fordham University School of Law. Unsure of what type of law she wants to specialize in, she knows that she wants to incorporate elements of human rights law into whatever she chooses. She would love to work with women from her home country of Pakistan, helping to empower them through the law.

Thomas Nocera ’12 is currently working for NBC Universal in their ad sales division, where he schedules commercials’ spots based on particular client preferences and deals with any problems, issues, complaints a client may have. Sometimes he deals with particular companies (like Coca-Cola, Nissan, Toyota, etc.) or an agency that represents the company and their requests for specific air time spots. In his free time Thomas is volunteering with a homeless outreach charity run by a local church (Gateway City Church), a brand new non-profit group.

Adaeze Udoji

Adaeze Udoji

Adaeze Udoji ’08 is a Corporate Associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP. In addition to her role practicing law, Udoji is also a member of the Adelphi University Board of Trustees and is featured in this year’s Adelphi Magazine’s Alumni, “10 under 10.”

Alexa Savino ’15 After completing her work as a research assistant in the Political Science Department this past summer, she is spending her gap year working in Garden City for Gassman, Baiamonte & Betts, a firm dealing with matters related to marital and family law. She aims to attend law school by Fall 2016.

Anastasiya Martinova ’15 secured a full time job as a paralegal at Laura Devine Attorneys in Midtown NY. As for fall plans she is looking to do volunteer work with an organization dedicated to helping girls.

 
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