The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Our graduate and undergraduate political science and legal studies programs give students the foundation to excel in public, private, and non-profit sectors. As a UMass alum, you are automatically part of the UMass Alumni Association. Visit their website for alumni events, career resources, mentoring programs, and more.

Join our group on LinkedIn to reconnect with classmates, network with political science and legal studies alums, and offer guidance to current students.

We would also love to hear from you personally. Just drop us a line and let us know what you have been up to since your days on campus!

Featured Alumni

BA, Political Science

ometimes your career path is unpredictable and a single chance event can markedly alter your professional future. That’s certainly the case for Bruce Weissgold ’89. After graduating from UMass, Weissgold entered graduate school at the University of Virginia (UVA) where he focused on US-Japanese cooperation in the design and development of a new single seat fighter jet. Read more...