After MMC

Politics and Human Rights is building on the success of the Social Science departments at Marymount Manhattan College. Students who have studied the Social Sciences with us have gone on to have diverse and fulfilling careers and often help change their communities for the better. Below, you’ll hear from some of our alums in our Social Science community. These students, all of whom have studied with Politics and Human Rights faculty, are pursuing great opportunities in graduate and law school and/or serving their communities in government, the private sector, counseling, and not-for-profit and community planning organizations.  

  • Lisa Mills

    Lisa currently works for NYC law firm Weitz & Luxenberg as a paralegal in the Environmental department, reviewing cases and writing memorandums, organizing clientele data, and communicating with clients and representatives.

  • Colin Gibson '16

    “My education in Political Science has helped me attain a deeper understanding of the politics of education, especially in the various ways our nation’s policies have disadvantaged so many students of color.” Gibson is currently serving as the Special Assistant to the Chief Schools Officer of K-8 for Uncommon Schools.

  • Molly Ward ’15

    After working for MSNBC’s Emmy-nominated show All in with Chris Hayes, Molly, a double-major in Political Science and Communications, began work in mid-2018 as an Associate Producer for Peloton Interactive. 

  • Matt Corridoni ’13

    Matt currently serves as Deputy Rapid Response Communications Director for Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 Presidential Campaign. He previously served as Press Secretary for Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts in Washington D.C. and on his 2020 Presidential campaign. In 2016, Corridoni worked as the Deputy National Press Secretary for Governor Martin O’Malley’s 2016 Presidential campaign.

  • Sameera Uddin ’14

    Sameera currently works as the Founding Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager for NYC Kids RISE, a nonprofit organization working to expand economic opportunity and equity for all families in NYC. 

  • Pamela Kirsch ’13

    A graduate of Columbia University’s School of Social Work (CUSSW), Pamela is now a Supervising Trauma Therapist and Field Instructor for North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence. 

  • Vladimir Martinez ’13

    Before starting at CUNY School of Law, Vlad served as the Manhattan Borough President’s Director of Budget and Capital Projects after working as the Director of Communications and Budget for Carlos Menchaca of the New York City Council. 

  • Kaitlin Nichols ’12

    Since graduating from Marymount Manhattan College in 2012, Kaitlin has completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and has begun a career as a social worker in New York City.

  • Alex Kane ’11

    As a freelance journalist, Alex writes about Israel/Palestine and post-9/11 civil liberties. His work has appeared in  Ha’aretz, The Intercept, VICE, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Al Jazeera, The Forward and more.