Alumni of Political Science

Graduates of CSULB’s department of political science have gone on to pursue careers in fields as varied as teaching, public service, business, and more. Click on a career category below to see what some of our successful alumni are doing today.

Are you a graduate of the CSULB political science department?

Please let us know what you’ve been up to since you graduated! email: & be sure to include your year of graduation and whether you were part of the B.A. and/or M.A. program.

Please contact the department chair if you are interested in sharing your experiences and advice with our students!  email:


Kate Canada looking at laptop while speaking on the phone

Kate Canada, in her office at Oishii Creative, located in Los Angeles, CA.

Alumna with Nancy Pelosi

Colleen Haggerty with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at a presidential inauguration event held at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, January 2009.

woman in wine cellar

Melissa Schulte, among the wine barrels, on-site at Black Ankle Vineyards in Maryland.