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Alumni of Ave Maria University Majoring in Politics

Mahluli Dube ’07 pursued graduate studies in Development Economics in Hong Kong, worked at the United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs as a fellow, and engaged in the urban education policy conversation by teaching 5th grade mathematics at the Harlem Children’s Zone.  Mahluli is currently working in private equity and management consulting for Open Capital Advisors and KPMG respectively. He has also pursued studies in Organizational Behavior/ Psychology at Columbia University in New York City.

Miriel Thomas Reneau ’09 (valedictorian) completed a year-long fellowship with the John Jay Institute, interned for a summer with the Senate Republican Policy Committee, and worked for a year as a research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute under constitutional scholar, Michael Greve. In 2011, Miriel began graduate studies in the Department of Political Science at Baylor University, focusing on American politics and constitutional law. She earned her MA summa cum laude in May 2013.

Shannon Hale ‘11 (magna cum laude) obtained her MSc Theory and History of International Relations with Distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science in September 2012.   Since November 2012, Shannon has worked as Policy Advisor to a federal Canadian Cabinet Minister, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, in her capacity as Minister of Health and as the former Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada and Minister for Status of Women. She has been an active member of the Conservative Party of Canada since 2005.

Katherine Rosario ’12 interned at the Heritage Foundation's Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, where she worked under the legal center's then-Senior Legal Fellow and Deputy Director, Robert Alt, and former U.S. attorney general Edwin Meese.  Katherine then interned on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Cliff Stearns (R-FL).   She currently works as the Communications Deputy at Heritage Action for America, where she serves as the primary writer for Heritage Action's blog, The Forge