Alumni & Careers
Studying politics gives students the skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly global, complex, and dynamic environment. A major in politics is good preparation for graduate work in the fields of law, business, journalism, politics, public administration, education, social service, and diplomatic and international affairs.
- Summa cum laude in English and with honors in political science, 2002
- Intern, American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, 2003
- Top advocate, National Council of Law Schools, Constitutional Law Moot Court, 2005
- J.D., Duke University Law School, 2005.
- Magna cum laude with honors in political science, 2003
- Student Government Association president, 2001-2003
- Admissions officer, Emory & Henry College, 2003–2005
- Masters in public administration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007
- J.D., University of Tennessee Law School, class of 2010
- Associate, PennStuart Attorneys at Law, Abingdon, Va.
Christie L. Maloyed
- Magna cum laude with honors in political science, 2004
- Ph.D. in political theory, Texas A&M University
- Assistant professor of political science, Texas Pan-American University.