Our PS Peer Advisors are available to discuss internship resources, PS classes, future semesters, Wisconsin in Washington, double majors, certificates, and anything else that might be on your mind.
Jill Goldwasser: My name is Jill Goldwasser (she/her), and I am a senior double majoring in Political Science and Sociology with certificates in Political Economy, Philosophy, and Politics (PEPP) and Public Policy. I am originally from St. Louis, Missouri. My academic interests include International Political Economy and Climate Policy. I spent the Spring Semester of my junior year studying abroad in Copenhagen and this summer I participated in Wisconsin in Washington!
Schedule with Jill on Starfish
Sam Basa: My name is Sam Basa (he/him), and I am a senior majoring in Political Science and History with certificates in African Studies, European Studies, and Public Policy. I am from Wyckoff, New Jersey, and my academic interests mainly include international security and modern Southeast Asian History. I have interned for Congressman Josh Gottheimer, Governor Tony Evers, and the U.S. Army JAG Corps at Fort Moore, GA. I am also an Army ROTC Cadet here on campus and plan to begin my career in the military after graduation. I am a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and a former VP of PSSA. I look forward to working with all of you this year!
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Isabel Caballero: My name is Isabel Caballero (she/her), and I am a senior majoring in Political Science, Legal Studies, and getting a certificate in Criminal Justice. I have been a declared political science student since freshman year and have spent my years at Madison growing my passion for politics. I studied abroad in Barcelona in the Spring of my junior year! Some of my experiences throughout the years have been interning for the drug treatment courts of Hennepin County in Minneapolis, being a finance intern for the Mandela Barnes campaign in 2022, and being a congressional intern at the office of Senator Amy Klobuchar. I plan to attend law school in the Fall of 2025 after taking a gap year, and hopefully working for a campaign during the 2024 election cycle!
Schedule with Isabel on Starfish