Political Science Spotlight

Political Science major | Works at Portsmouth Public Library
Read more about how Jenn Moore is using her Political Science major.
Public Administration M.P.A. | Seacoast Banker
40 Under Forty, Seacoast banker Ben Wheeler helps lead within the community "I think I'm probably one of the luckiest guys in the world," Ben Wheeler says when asked about the path his life has taken. He comes from a close-knit New Hampshire family, has been guided by life-long mentors, and has the...
Public Administration M.P.A. | Working on a M.P.A. degree
In the last two decades our world has become increasingly more and more interdependent. Various political and economic developments have contributed to this interdependence, including dissolution of the Soviet Union, development of sophisticated information technologies and knowledge economies,...
Public Administration M.P.A. | Deputy Fire Chief in Concord
UNH Master of Public Administration student Sean Toomey, spends his days serving as deputy fire chief at the Concord Fire Department and his nights studying for his master's degree at the UNH Graduate School Manchester Campus. An alumnus of UNH, Toomey graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science...
Public Administration M.P.A. | Raytheon BBN Technologies
Matthew Flanagan completed his undergraduate degree in criminal justice in the summer of 2009, looked at the waning job market and two weeks later enrolled in UNH's Master of Public Administration program in Manchester. He accepted an entry-level position as a security officer with the hope that by...
Political Science M.A. | In Ph.D Program Vanderbilt
"I completed my MA degree and the sustainability politics certificate in 2011. My primary research interests include the effects of nationalism on world politics, international relations theory, and international environmental politics. Next, I moved to Nashville to begin a PhD program in political...
Political Science M.A. | Survey Programmer for Greenberg Quinlan Rosner
Richard Barney's academic concentrations in the UNH Political Science MA program were international politics, Latin American politics, and public opinion. As a graduate assistant for the UNH Political Science Department Richard worked for Professor Mary Malone conducting research on Latin American...
Political Science Major | Works in Telecommunications Law and Public Policy Field
UNH set the career I enjoy today in motion. My professors encouraged debate in class, which helped me uncover a passion I never knew I had before college. New Hampshire has such a unique political landscape and with the nation’s first primary, UNH offered...
Political Science Major | Partner at Threespot
Today, I am a partner at Threespot, a communications agency in Washington, D.C. We are 40 people, focused on working with mission-oriented non-profits, trade associations, charitable foundations, and government agencies, helping them harness the power of digital strategy, design and technology to...
Political Science and International Affairs Major | Academic Adviser for First- and Second-Year Undeclared Students UNH
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International Affairs and Political Science Major | Europe/Eurasia Analyst, Eurasia Group
Earlier this year I realized, with some amazement, that it has been ten years since I graduated from the University of New Hampshire in May 1996. It is one of those milestones of life at which one arrives unexpectedly—and contemplating, which makes one reflect on the path traveled. Thinking back 11...
International Affairs and Political Science Major | President and CEO, North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
The International Affairs Dual Major program is what brought me to UNH. I could have studied political science anywhere, but I knew I wanted to combine that with a focus on international affairs. The UNH program and study abroad experience gave me an edge in landing an international internship in...