Clarissa Unger is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition, the largest national nonpartisan network in the United States dedicated to increasing student voter participation. She has a background in advocacy, communications, fundraising, and political campaigns and has worked on strategic campaigns both nationally and internationally. Ms. Unger has a Masters in Public Administration and a BA in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Kansas and a Masters in Comparative European Politics from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. She is also a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, inducted as an undergraduate student.
Everett A. Vieira III is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at California State University, Fresno. As a comparative/IR specialist, his teaching and research interests focus on political violence, politics of memory, democratization, and Latin America. Dr. Vieira advises the Alpha Delta Beta chapter at Fresno State, which earned back-to-back Best Chapter Awards for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years. He holds MA/PhD degrees in Political Science from Temple University, and earned BA/MA degrees in Political Science from San Diego State University where he was inducted into the Gamma Upsilon chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha as an undergraduate.
We are excited to welcome these experienced individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of political science to the Pi Sigma Alpha Council and look forward to working with them! More information about the full Pi Sigma Alpha Executive Council and PSA governance structures can be found here.