Faculty & Partners

Chris Lisi teaching a past class of SIWP students
Professor Chris Lisi teaching a SIWP class.

Partner Organizations

Semester in Washington Politics is proud to partner with other organizations, including:

 

Faculty

SIWP faculty consists of professionals with years of experience in national politics who have a love of teaching. Year after year, alumni say the faculty is one of the greatest strengths of the program. 

Rob Engel

Director, Semester in Washington Politics
Vice President of Domestic Policy, American Automotive Policy Council

Biography

 

 

Greg Lebel

Director Emeritus, Semester in Washington Politics

Biography

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Berger

President, Berger Hirschberg Strategies

Biography

 

 

 

 

Paul Curcio

Partner, SRCPmedia

Biography

 

 

 

 

Peggy Flanagan

Executive Director, Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota

Biography

 

 

 

 

Julius Hobson

Senior Policy Advisor, Polsinelli PC

Biography

 

 

 

 

President, Campaign Grid

Biography

 

 

 

 

Chris Lisi

Founder, Chris Lisi Communications

Biography

 

 

 

 

Meredith Martino

Manager of Government Relations and Environmental Policy, American Association of Port Authorities

Biography

 

 

 

 

Emily Porter

Vice President, The Nickels Group

Biography

 

 

 

 

Kawika Riley

Chief Advocate, State of Hawaii’s Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Biography

 

 

 

 

MarcRoss

Communications Director, US-China Business Council

Biography

 

 

 

Dora Kingsley Vertenten

CEO, Trenton West

Adjunct Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

Biography

 

 

 

Jayson Williams

Special Assistant to the Executive, Prince George's County (MD) Executive's Office

Biography

 

 

 

 

Tom Worrall

Founding Partner, Whitmer & Worrall LLC

Biography

 

 

 

 

Cameron Lynch

President & Founder, The Lynch Group LLC

Biography

 

Lona Valmoro

Former Special Assistant to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Biography