Making a Difference Notable Alumni

Washington Semester alumnus Max Cleland

Max Cleland

WSP ’54
Currently serves as the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments
Commission, frm. US Senator from Georgia, frm. Sec. of State of Georgia

Washington Semester alumna Margery Kraus

Margery Kraus

WSP ’66
Founder & Executive Chairman of APCO Worldwide, American University Board of Trustees

Washington Semester alumna Donna Shalala

Donna Shalala

WSP ’61
Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, former President of Miami University, Honorary Chair of SPExS Alumni Re-engagement campaign

Washington Semester alumna Stephanie Cutter

Stephanie Cutter

WSP ’88
Deputy Campaign Manager, Obama for America 2012

Washington Semester alumnus Ryan Costello

Ryan Costello

WSP ’97
U.S. Representative of the Pennsylvania 6th District

Washington Semester alumna Rebecca Cooper

Rebecca Cooper

WSP ’86
Washington Business Report’ creator and Executive-in-residence at Kogod School of Business

Washington Semester alumnus Philip Busey

Philip Busey

WINS '02
Executive Vice President at Delaware Resource Group

Washington Semester alumna America Ferrera

America Ferrera

WSP ’04
Actor and Activist. Recipient of an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award

Washington Semester alumnus Michael Dukakis

Michael Dukakis

WSP ’63
Former Democratic Candidate for President of the United States (1988), former Governor of Massachusetts

Washington Semester alumna Kelsey Donohue

Kelsey Donohue

WSP ’13
Former Asst. Press Secretary to former first lady Michelle Obama

Washington Semester alumna Jheanelle Wilkins

Jheanelle Wilkins

WSP ’08
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from the 20th district

Washington Semester alumnus Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer

WSP ’92
Former White House Press Secretary

Washington Semester alumna Barbara Comstock

Barbara Comstock

WSP ’79
US Representative of the Virginia 10th District

Washington Semester alumnus Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan

WSP ’91
Speaker of United States House of Representatives, 2012 Republican vice-presidential candidate