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JJ. Pitney

The CMC Government Department

A Gov 20 syllabus

"The Tocqueville Fraud"

Congress Simulation 2016

A Very Small Sample of Some Things That Our Alumni Are Doing

Some serve in politics, government:, and policy analysis:

Macie Leach `13 -- policy assistanct, US Department of Commerce

Austan Mogharabi `07, Foreign Service Office, USAID

Byron Koay, `06, Chief Operating Officer, America Rising

Richard Johnson `01 -- Assistant Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Issues, U.S. Department of State 

Ethan Jones `00 -- Chief Consultant, California State Assembly Elections & Redistricting Committee

Archana Sahgal `99 -- senior policy advisor, Democracy Alliance
Chase Huntley `98 -- Senior policy strategist, The Wilderness Society
Elizabeth Wydra `98 -- President, Constitutional Accountability Center
Nicholas Geale `96 -- chief of staff, office of the secretary, Department of Labor
Scott Ochoa, `93 -- City Manager, Ontario, California
Susanna Pineda `83 -- Judge, Superior Court in Maricopa County, Arizona
Larry E. André, Jr. `83 -- US Ambassador to Djibouti (designate)
Henry Olsen `83 -- Senior Fellow, Ethics & Public Policy Center
Suzanne H. Segal `82 -- magistrate judge, US Central District of CA
Susan L. Greenberg `81 --  judge, San Mateo County Superior court
Deitrich Sims `79 -- immigration judge, Dallas

Father Patrick Conroy, S.J., `72, Chaplain, US House of Representatives


Some enter academia:


Paul Snell `08 -- assistant professor, Pacific University

Emily Pears `06 -- assistant professor, Claremont McKenna College

Matthew Grossmann `01 -- assoc. professor, Michigan State U 

H. Abbie Erler, `00 -- associate professor, Kenyon College

Andrew Orr `99 -- assistant professor, Kansas State University

Zachary Courser `99 -- research director, Dreier Roundtable, CMC

Kathryn Pearson `93 -- associate professor, University of Minnesota

Vincent Phillip Muñoz  `93 -- associate professor, Notre Dame

Darren Schreiber `92 -- assistant professor, UCSD

Amy Black `91 -- associate professor, Wheaton College

R.J. Pestritto `90 -- Dean, Grad School of Statesmanship, Hillsdale College

Richard Fox `89 -- professor, Loyola Marymount University

Lucas Morel `87 -- professor, Washington & Lee University

Matthew Spalding `86 -- dean of educ. programs, Hillsdale in DC

John Ray `79 -- associate professor, Xavier University

Ben Smith `72 -- associate professor, University of Florida

Some go into journalism: 

Caroline Mimbs Nyce `13 -- assistant editor, The Atlantic

Rachel Brody `12 -- associate editor, US News

Jeremy Merrill `12 -- news apps developer,  Pro Publica

Tina Nguyen `11 -- Staff Writer, The Hive at Vanity Fair

Michael Wilner `11 -- Washington bureau chief, The Jerusalem Post

Elise Viebeck, `10 -- national enterprise reporter, Washington Post

Sahil Kapur `09 -- reporter, Bloomberg Politics

Helena Bottemiller Evich `09 -- reporter, Politico -- see BBC interview and profile in USA Today

Cameron Joseph `08 --senior political correspondent, Talking Points Memo

David Enrich `01 -- financial editor, BizDay, New York Times

Lori Kozlowski, `00, writer, Forbes

Steve Grove, `00  -- director, Google News Lab

Lisa Kubota `98 -- anchor, reporter, Hawaii News Now, KGMB9, Honolulu

Michael Arrington `92 -- founder, TechCrunch

Michael Shear `90 -- White House Correspondent, New York Times

Some are candidates or elected officeholders

Scot Matayoshi `06 -- candidate for Hawaii House

Laurence Robinson `04 -- candidate for Phoenix, AZ, city council

Adam Rush `03 -- council member, Eastvale, California

Tyler Olson `98 -- council member, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Jake Zimmerman `96 -- St. Louis Co. Assessor

Kathleen (Hamilton) Allen `93 -- candidate for Congress, 7th CD Georgia

Steve Bullock `88  Governor of Montana (campaign site)

Mike Feuer `80 -- Los Angeles City Attorney (campaign site)

Simon Salinas `78 -- Monterey supervisor, former member, State Assembly

Benjamin Cruz `72 -- speaker, Guam legislature


Updated  9 November 2017

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