Politics and Policy

Chloe Maxmin profile photoChloe Maxmin '15, State Representative for District 88, Maine
Thesis Title: The Rising: Political Mobilization for Climate Action

“My time in Social Studies provided me with the analytical framework and intellectual resources to place the anger, frustration, fear, hope, and possibility that I hear every day in a broader and deeper context.”


Ivel Posada Martinez profile photoIvel Posada Martinez '14, Legislative Fellow, United States Senate; McMaster Carr
Thesis Title: Our Divine Charter: The Sacred Dimensions of the American Constitution

“Social Studies helped me understand that career trajectories, like academic inquiry in general, is not always a neatly linear process – exploring disparate fields helps us develop unique insights and deliberative postures that only arise from diverse academic and professional backgrounds.”