Student Profiles

Purdue Political Science students come many different backgrounds to pursue many different goals. Political Science offers an innovative mix of classes and learning experiences for a personalized set of steps to pursue individual goals.


Shannon Kang 

Sophomore Shannon Kang from Atlanta, majoring in Political Science with minors in Statistics and Spanish is the youngest leader to ever serve on the West Lafayette City Council. Click to learn more.


Matt Haarms  

Matt Haarms came to Purdue from the Netherlands to play basketball and found a passion for political science. Click below to read more about his story.

Alex Mullenix  

Graduating in 2019 with a B.A. in Political Science, Alex Mullenix followed a non-traditional path which led him to graduate study in urban planing. Learn more about Alex by clicking below.


Warisha Aslam  

Warisha Aslam, political science major and psychology minor, became a citizen of the United States in December 2019 and learned first hand about American democracy during a summer internship for a U.S. Senator. Learn more about her experiences by clicking below.  


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