The Graduate School of Political Management

As the first and foremost school of applied politics, communications, and advocacy GW’s Graduate School of Political Management is committed to providing a real-world understanding of how to impact politics and society. connections mean our students learn not only in the classroom but in campaign offices, legislative suites, lobbying shops, and news bureaus that shape politics here and abroad. The

GSPM offers MASTER’S DEGREES in Political Management, Legislative Affairs and Strategic Public Relations and offers GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS in Digital Politics, Global Public Relations, PACs and Political Management, Public Relations, Gerencia Política y Gobernanza (in Spanish and online), and Comunicación Política y Campañas (in Spanish and online).

“Haley is trying to reconnect with voters in her home state who haven’t voted for her in a while,” said  's Todd Belt in...
02/06/2024

“Haley is trying to reconnect with voters in her home state who haven’t voted for her in a while,” said 's Todd Belt in recent Washington Examiner article.

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Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley deployed a new strategy Thursday in a bid to gain on former President Donald Trump in her home state of South Carolina and its remarkably similar to that of former presidential candidate Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), who recently ended his campaign.

We're pleased to present two exceptional Discussion Leaders for our February 9th virtual Professional Access Roundtable....
02/05/2024

We're pleased to present two exceptional Discussion Leaders for our February 9th virtual Professional Access Roundtable.

Meet Mike Matychek, Principal for Technology Consulting at Ernst & Young (EY), specializing in DHS & other Government and Private Sector Accounts. Mike's expertise promises insightful discussions on the intersection of technology and government.

And introducing Sacha Chadwick, Associate Publicist at HarperCollins Publishers. Sacha brings a wealth of knowledge in the world of publishing perspectives on communication and storytelling.

Don't miss out on these enriching conversations! Register now at bit.ly/PART2924.

Congratulations to   alum, Mary Argel, who recently started a new position as Program Manager at the American Bankers As...
02/05/2024

Congratulations to alum, Mary Argel, who recently started a new position as Program Manager at the American Bankers Association! Nice work! 👏

Learn more about how can boost your career: https://gspm.gwu.edu/learn-more-about-gspm

 's Casey Burgat was quote in CBS News's article “Why is Mayorkas being impeached? What to know about the House’s push."...
02/05/2024

's Casey Burgat was quote in CBS News's article “Why is Mayorkas being impeached? What to know about the House’s push."

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▶ Watch Video: Impeachment articles against DHS Secretary Mayorkas go to full House Washington — The House...

Introducing two tech visionaries who will lead discussions at the February 9th virtual Professional Access Roundtable.Me...
02/04/2024

Introducing two tech visionaries who will lead discussions at the February 9th virtual Professional Access Roundtable.

Meet Tihomir ("T") Hristov, Systems Architect at Cisco. T brings extensive experience in systems architecture, promising in-depth insights into the future of . Get ready for a tech-forward discussion!

And welcoming Vanetta Pledger, Chief Information Officer and Director of Services at the City of Alexandria, Virginia. Vanetta's in will shape discussions on transformation and smart city initiatives.

Save the date and join us for a roundtable like no other!

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We're proud to announce two dynamic Discussion Leaders for the February 9th virtual Professional Access Roundtable.Meet ...
02/03/2024

We're proud to announce two dynamic Discussion Leaders for the February 9th virtual Professional Access Roundtable.

Meet Anne Rancourt, Communications Director at The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health. Anne's expertise in communications and will undoubtedly enrich our discussions. Get ready for insights that matter!

And introducing Bret Caldwell, Deputy of Staff at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. With his extensive background in labor and workforce issues, Bret will lead engaging conversations on the future of work and more.

Save the date for a roundtable experience like no other!

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We are happy to introduce Mike Bishop as one of our Discussion Leaders for the February 9th virtual Professional Access ...
02/02/2024

We are happy to introduce Mike Bishop as one of our Discussion Leaders for the February 9th virtual Professional Access Roundtable.

Mike is the Founder and President of American General Counsel PLC, bringing a wealth of experience. He is a former U.S. Representative for Michigan's 8th Congressional District and is ready to lead engaging discussions on important issues. Don't miss the chance to learn from his valuable insights.

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Shout out to   alumnus, Desiree Kennedy, on her new role as DC Deputy Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Barragán! Learn h...
02/02/2024

Shout out to alumnus, Desiree Kennedy, on her new role as DC Deputy Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Barragán!

Learn how a degree from can take you to your next career step ⬇️ https://gspm.gwu.edu/learn-more-about-gspm

Announcing the Professional Access Roundtable Discussion Leaders 📣We are pleased to announce the Discussion Leaders for ...
02/01/2024

Announcing the Professional Access Roundtable Discussion Leaders 📣

We are pleased to announce the Discussion Leaders for the February 9th Virtual Professional Access Roundtable at CPS & GSPM. These esteemed alumni and industry partners represent the diverse programs offered, providing students with unparalleled insights into their respective fields.

Join us for an enriching experience! Register now at bit.ly/PART2924

02/01/2024

New Podcast Episode Alert! 🎙️

Episode 3 of Mastering the Room is out featuring McKay Coppins, New York Times bestselling author, and staff writer at The Atlantic.

Join host and political analyst, Casey Burgat, for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into Mitt Romney's life and political journey. Don't miss this insightful conversation!

Listen, subscribe, and share: bit.ly/MTRep4-020124

Don't forget to register to join us for a LIVE podcast episode with the remarkable Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CE...
02/01/2024

Don't forget to register to join us for a LIVE podcast episode with the remarkable Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO of SHRM.

Johnny, a true LinkedIn innovator and offline influential figure will join our esteemed host, Anthony Shop, for a captivating conversation. Together, they will delve into the realms of inspiration, engagement, and the power of connections. This discussion is not to be missed!

Mark your calendars and join us for this extraordinary event. Reserve your spot today ⏬

Join us for an exclusive in-person event, Chief Influencer LIVE with President & CEO of SHRM Johnny C. Taylor, Jr!

 's Todd Belt was quoted in the article “Biden's approval ratings remain low even as Americans grow more positive about ...
02/01/2024

's Todd Belt was quoted in the article “Biden's approval ratings remain low even as Americans grow more positive about economy," by Cory Smith.

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Americans are less gloomy on the economy, but President Joe Biden's approval ratings are still low.

01/31/2024

Shout out to Professor and alum, Anthony Knopps, who will be speaking at TEDxSNHU's afternoon of "ideas worth spreading."

Learn more about the event & register ➡️ https://bit.ly/3SFFbvh

Congratulations to   alum, Jonathan Van Buren, who was recently promoted to Deputy Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Erin...
01/31/2024

Congratulations to alum, Jonathan Van Buren, who was recently promoted to Deputy Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Erin Houchin!

Learn more about how can boost your career goals: https://gspm.gwu.edu/learn-more-about-gspm

Spectrum News quoted  's Todd Belt in the article “How New York Rep. Elise Stefanik became a loyal Trump ally and possib...
01/30/2024

Spectrum News quoted 's Todd Belt in the article “How New York Rep. Elise Stefanik became a loyal Trump ally and possible VP pick," by Kevin Frey.

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Spectrum News' Kevin Frey reports.

You're invited! Mark your calendars and join us at the Alexandria Education Center for a LIVE podcast interview with the...
01/29/2024

You're invited! Mark your calendars and join us at the Alexandria Education Center for a LIVE podcast interview with the remarkable Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP.

Johnny, a true LinkedIn innovator and offline influential figure will join our esteemed host, Anthony Shop, for a captivating conversation. Together, they will delve into the realms of inspiration, engagement, and the power of connections. This discussion is not to be missed!

➡️ Reserve your spot today at bit.ly/CIpodcastFeb7.

Be part of the movement. Let's elevate our leadership skills and embark on a journey of growth and success together.

 's Todd Belt was quoted in the article “Can Super Tuesday save Nikki Haley's bid to compete with Donald Trump?" by Phil...
01/29/2024

's Todd Belt was quoted in the article “Can Super Tuesday save Nikki Haley's bid to compete with Donald Trump?" by Phillip M. Bailey and Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy.

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Haley’s people are eager to spotlight how well she did with independents in New Hampshire, and believe that bodes well going into Super Tuesday

Shoutout to   alumnus, Joe McGee, for starting a new position as Legislative Advisor in the Office of Illinois Governor ...
01/26/2024

Shoutout to alumnus, Joe McGee, for starting a new position as Legislative Advisor in the Office of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker!

Learn how a degree from can take you to the next step in your career ⬇️
https://gspm.gwu.edu/learn-more-about-gspm

Hear more from  's Todd Belt in France24's segment segment “Nikki Haley's 'uphill battle' to win GOP nomination: 'She's ...
01/25/2024

Hear more from 's Todd Belt in France24's segment segment “Nikki Haley's 'uphill battle' to win GOP nomination: 'She's really laid the groundwork for 2028.'"

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Nikki Haley's 'uphill battle' to win GOP nomination: 'She's really laid the groundwork for 2028' Issued on: 24/01/2024 - 15:46Modified: 24/01/2024 - 17:27 05:30 Video by: Genie GODULA Follow Former US president Donald Trump steamrolled to victory in New Hampshire, brushing aside challenger Nikki Hal...

"The Democrats decided to move their first primary to South Carolina because it more closely reflects who the Democratic...
01/24/2024

"The Democrats decided to move their first primary to South Carolina because it more closely reflects who the Democratic Party is, and who are the most active members of the Democratic Party,” said 's Todd Belt in recent Spectrum News article. ⏬

Biden was not on the ballot in New Hampshire

  alumnus, Ericc Baker, serves as the MSAP Parent Community Choice Coordinator with the Savannah Chatham County Public S...
01/24/2024

alumnus, Ericc Baker, serves as the MSAP Parent Community Choice Coordinator with the Savannah Chatham County Public School System with the Office of College and Career Readiness.

Discover how a degree from can transform your future career ⬇️
https://gspm.gwu.edu/learn-more-about-gspm

Sinclair Broadcast Group quoted  's Casey Burgat, in the article “Not yet official GOP nominee, Trump toys with VP pick,...
01/23/2024

Sinclair Broadcast Group quoted 's Casey Burgat, in the article “Not yet official GOP nominee, Trump toys with VP pick," by Ahtra Elnashar.

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Though he's not yet the official Republican presidential nominee, Trump has started entertaining speculation about who he may choose as a running mate.

“I think if Haley gets 40 percent or better in New Hampshire then I think she can ride it out into South Carolina,” said...
01/23/2024

“I think if Haley gets 40 percent or better in New Hampshire then I think she can ride it out into South Carolina,” said 's Todd Belt in the article "“GOP Field Shrinks to Two Ahead of NH Primary."

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Great news!🎙️ We are thrilled to announce the next episode of Chief Influencer, a groundbreaking collaboration between S...
01/23/2024

Great news!🎙️

We are thrilled to announce the next episode of Chief Influencer, a groundbreaking collaboration between Social Driver, The Communications Board, and the GW College of Professional Studies.

And that's not all! We have a special treat for you: an invitation to join us for a LIVE podcast episode with the remarkable Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO of SHRM.

Johnny, a true LinkedIn innovator and offline influential figure will join our esteemed host, Anthony Shop, for a captivating conversation. Together, they will delve into the realms of inspiration, engagement, and the power of connections. This discussion is not to be missed!

Mark your calendars and join us for this extraordinary event. Reserve your spot today at bit.ly/CIpodcastFeb7.

Stay tuned for more updates and be part of the movement. Let's elevate our leadership skills and embark on a journey of growth and success together.

Join us for an exclusive in-person event, Chief Influencer LIVE with President & CEO of SHRM Johnny C. Taylor, Jr!

The Associated Press quoted Professor Matthew Dallek, in the article “In small-town Wisconsin, looking for the roots of ...
01/22/2024

The Associated Press quoted Professor Matthew Dallek, in the article “In small-town Wisconsin, looking for the roots of the modern American conspiracy theory," by Tim Sullivan.

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APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The decades fall away as you open the front doors. It’s the late 1950s in the cramped little offices — or maybe the pre-hippie 1960s. It’s a place where army-style buzz cuts are…

Congratulations to   alumnus, Keenan Nuehring, for starting a new position as Solutions Executive at MFour Mobile Resear...
01/22/2024

Congratulations to alumnus, Keenan Nuehring, for starting a new position as Solutions Executive at MFour Mobile Research!

Find out how a degree from can transform future career ⬇️
https://gspm.gwu.edu/learn-more-about-gspm

The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is extremely grateful for the opportunity to have hosted GW alumnus M...
01/19/2024

The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is extremely grateful for the opportunity to have hosted GW alumnus Mayor Caroline Simmons of Stamford, CT, and Mayor David Holt of Oklahoma City last night. It was a privilege to have these esteemed mayors share their invaluable perspectives within our GSPM classroom. Their presence enriched our learning environment and gave us unique insights into politics and governance.

We extend our heartfelt appreciation to each of them for their time and contributions to our academic community. Thank you to faculty member Meagan O'Neill and Program Director Todd Belt for providing the space for this special opportunity.

01/18/2024

🎙 The "Mastering the Room" Podcast is back for Episode 2!

We're pumped to announce the return of the GSPM-produced podcast "Mastering the Room." Join political analyst and Legislative Affairs master's program director Casey Burgat for another engaging and thought-provoking conversation.

In Episode 2, CBS Congressional Correspondent Scott Macfarlane and Politico's Myah Ward are back to talk about more memorable political moments from 2023.

Tune in to listen, share, comment, and subscribe as we continue to bring you engaging content. New episodes will be released the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.

🎧 Listen now at bit.ly/MTR021824.

The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is honored to welcome Mayor Caroline Simmons of Stamford, CT, and May...
01/18/2024

The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is honored to welcome Mayor Caroline Simmons of Stamford, CT, and Mayor David Holt of Oklahoma City today! We are privileged to have these respected mayors share their invaluable perspectives within our GSPM classroom tonight.

As we delve into the complexities of Political Management, our student community will have the unique opportunity to gain profound insights from these distinguished leaders. Join us in the Fall semester for a similar transformative journey of learning and growth.

Congratulations to   alumnus, Steve Skeldon, for being selected as a member of the '24-'26 class of the Association of P...
01/18/2024

Congratulations to alumnus, Steve Skeldon, for being selected as a member of the '24-'26 class of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals International Board of Directors!

Learn how a degree can lead to future achievements ⬇️
https://gspm.gwu.edu/learn-more-about-gspm

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