Pi Sigma Alpha

Meet the Pi Sigma Alpha Staff

Tanya Schwarz, PhD

Executive Director
Prior to joining Pi Sigma Alpha in 2021, Tanya served as Director of Teaching & Learning at the American Political Science Association. She also has experience teaching at Hollins University, Loyola Marymount University, and California Institute of the Arts. Tanya earned her PhD in political science from the University of California, Irvine and is committed to working towards a more equitable and just academy.

Erika Kotroba

Member Support Specialist
Erika joined Pi Sigma Alpha as the Member Support Specialist in June 2021. Prior to that, she worked in operations for an online K-12 school after receiving her Master's degree in Education Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Having worked and interned in various education organizations, she is passionate about supporting students of all backgrounds and experiences!

Iman Abdel-Latif

Administrative & Communications Intern
Iman Abdel-Latif is currently a Junior at George Mason University majoring in Government and International Politics while pursuing a minor in Business. On-campus, she's part of the NAACP Community Service Committee, Model UN, and Students for Justice in Palestine. She has previously interned for CIMA Law Group in the Government Relations department where she was able to broaden her understanding of Government Relations and gain an invaluable experience that granted her life-long skills. While this was an amazing experience, Iman is eager to explore the opportunities that Pi Sigma Alpha holds and look forward to learning more about the organization!

All general inquiries and membership order requests can be emailed to office@pisigmaalpha.org