Political Science Alumni
Fisher’s political science graduates enjoy successful careers in civil service, state and local public administration, the foreign service, non-profit agencies, the United Nations, research consulting agencies, the armed forces, and business. They hold such titles as district attorney, stockbroker, director of public relations, and news producer. They also go on to graduate school for study in areas including law, public administration, and journalism. Some of our accomplished alumni are:
Greg Heuther ’76
The Barnes Firm
George Lopez ’72, Ph.D. (Syracuse)
Senior Fellow at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame
Victoria Reffell ’79
Minister of Public Affairs, Liberia
Maria Cino ’79
Acting Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation
David Larimer ’66
Federal District Court Judge
Ralph Messura ’92
Monroe County Deputy Sheriff
Anne Breese ’84
President of Dokus Consulting
Ed Doherty ’72
Vice President, Community Programs, Rochester Area Community Foundation
Jeff Belanger ’93
Public Relations Analyst
Jeanne Hamm ’86
Vice President for Government Relations, Rochester Chamber of Commerce
James Redmond ’79
Regional VP, Communications, Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield
"The individual attention I received at Fisher made all the difference to me. Fisher's political science program definitely prepares you for the professional world."
Steve Arpaia ’96
"I appreciated the many great internship opportunities I had. I completed an internship at Rochester's City Hall which taught me how to interact with people in the field and how to conduct myself professionally."
Thomas J. D'Agostino ’85
"Fisher's political science professors make classes exciting. They present a lot of different aspects of the subject so students can make educated decisions by themselves."
Jodi Griffo ’00
"My political science major at Fisher prepared me well for my work as a paralegal, and I am enthusiastically preparing for law school."
Bryan Stephany ’01