Field Leaders

Government & International Relations Leaders

Government & International Relations Leaders

Madeleine Albright

Former U.S. Secretary of State

Certificate in Russian studies

Samuel Alito

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Sheila Bair

Former Chair of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

B.A. in philosophy

Karen Bass

U.S. Representative 

B.A. in philosophy

Preet Bharara

Professor and former U.S. attorney

B.A. in government

Joe Biden

47th Vice President of the United States, author, and professor

B.A. in history and political science

Stephen Breyer

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in philosophy

Jerry Brown

Governor of California

B.A. in classics

Katherine Clark

U.S. Representative

B.A. in history

Mario Cuomo

Former Governor of New York

B.A. in English

Susan Davis

U.S. Representative

B.A. in sociology

Martin Dempsey

Former Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff

M.A. in literature

Dianne Feinstein

U.S. Senator 

B.A. in history

Robert (“Bob”) Gates

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense

B.A. and M.A. in history and a Ph.D. in Russian and Soviet history

Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senator

B.A. in Asian studies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in government

Neil Gorsuch

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in political science

Jaime Herrera Beutler

U.S. Representative

B.A. in communications

Eleanor Holmes Norton

U.S. Representative

M.A. in American Studies

Pramila Jayapal

U.S. Representative

B.A. in English

Elena Kagan

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in history and M.Phil in politics

Marcy Kaptur

U.S. Representative

B.A. in history

Anthony Kennedy

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in political science

Carolyn Maloney

U.S. Representative

B.A. in history and literature

James Mattis

26th U.S. Secretary of Defense and retired United States Marine Corps general

B.A. in history

H. R. McMaster

26th U.S. National Security Advisor and Lieutenant General in the United States Army

Ph.D. in American history

Mike Pence

48th Vice President of the United States

B.A. in history

Kathleen Rice

U.S. Representative

B.A. in English

John Roberts

Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in history

Susan Rice

Former U.S. National Security Advisor and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

B.A. in history

Sonia Sotomayor

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in history

Linda Sánchez

U.S. Representative

B.A. in Spanish

Jeanne Shaheen

U.S. Senator

B.A. in English

Clarence Thomas

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in English

Niki Tsongas

U.S. Representative

B.A. in religion

Jackie Walorski

U.S. Representative

B.A. in communications

Maxine Waters

U.S. Representative

B.A. in sociology