Political Science Advising

Have questions about the Political Science major or minor?

Considering changing your major to Political Science?

Trying to plan your college career or preparing for graduation?

Advisors are assigned by your last name.  Find your advisor below and stop by their office for drop-in advising, or email them directly if you would like to set up and appointment.

The Department expects you to see your advisor every semester, especially prior to registering for your next semester courses.

Last Name Advisor Office Phone Fall Office Hours
A - Cl Cynthia Boaz Stevenson 2081 664-2589 Wed 2-3pm; Thurs 4-5pm
Co - G David McCuan Stevenson 2064 664-3309 Tues 11am-12pm; 1-2pm
H - K Robert McNamara Stevenson 2070 I 664-2676 Tues 9-10am
Thurs 9-10am; 12-1pm
L - N Andy Merrifield Stevenson 3007 664-2875 Mon 1-2pm; Tues 5-6pm
O - Sc Catherine Nelson Stevenson 2070 F 664-3963 Mon 10:30-11:45am
Wed 1:30-2:30pm
Thurs 10:15-11:30am
Se - Z Diane Parness Stevenson 2070 H 664-3142 Tues/Thurs 9-10am; 12-12:30pm
MPA Emily Ray Stevenson 2070 L 664-2731 Mon 12-1pm

Questions related to the following advising items should be addressed to the assigned advisor.

Faculty Advising Office Phone Fall Office Hours
Catherine Nelson Department Chair
Stevenson
2070 F
664-3963 Mon 10:30-11:45am
Wed 1:30-2:30pm
Thurs 10:15-11:30am
Emily Ray Graduate (MPA) and Graduate Internship Advisor Stevenson
2070 L
664-2731 Mon 12-1pm
David McCuan

Undergraduate Internship Advisor for Political Campaigns and Elected Officials

Stevenson
2064
664-3309 Tues 11am-12pm; 1-2pm
Cynthia Boaz Undergraduate Internship Advisor for Nonprofit Organizations and Advocacy Groups Stevenson
2081
664-2589 Wed 2-3pm; Thurs 4-5pm
Diane Parness Holocaust Lecture Series Adacemic Coordinator Stevenson
2070 H
664-3142 Tues/Thurs 9-10am; 12-12:30pm

 

Social Science Academic Advisor

The Social Science Academic Advisor is Vanessa Bascherini. She can answer questions about General Education Requirements, the Academic Requirements Report (ARR), the Transfer Credit Report, course registration, and waitlists. She cannot answer major specific questions or sign any paperwork.

Email
Office
Office Hours
vanessa.bascherini@sonoma.edu

Salazar 1070

Wednesdays 1pm-4:30pm

Thursdays 9am-11:30am

 

Drop in Peer Advising for all majors is also available in the Advising Center (peer.advisors@sonoma.edu, Salazar 1070, 707-664-2730). Peer Advisors can help you with GE advising, registration, transfer courses from a community college, your Academic Requirements Report and resume review.