Jim Mattis

James Mattis

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

B.A. in history


Joe Biden

Joe Biden

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

B.A. in history and political science


Mike Pence

Mike Pence

48th Vice President of the United States

B.A. in history


H. R. McMaster

H. R. McMaster

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

Ph.D. in American history


Preet Bharara

Preet Bharara

Professor and former U.S. attorney

B.A. in government


Neil Gorsuch

Neil Gorsuch

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in political science


Elena Kagan

Elena Kagan

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

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


Samuel Alito

Samuel Alito

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

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


Stephen Breyer

Stephen Breyer

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in philosophy


Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in government


Anthony Kennedy

Anthony Kennedy

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in political science


John Roberts

John Roberts

Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in history


Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in English


Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor

Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

B.A. in history


Susan Rice

Susan Rice

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

B.A. in history


Robert "Bob" Gates

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


Martin Dempsey

Martin Dempsey

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

M.A. in literature


Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo

Former Governor of New York

B.A. in English


Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown

Governor of California

B.A. in classics


Sheila Bair

Sheila Bair

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

B.A. in philosophy


Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright

Former U.S. Secretary of State

Certificate in Russian studies