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Alumni Spotlights

UC San Diego’s School of Social Sciences is a diverse collection of outstanding departments, programs and research units that focus on some of the most pressing and important issues of our time. Alumni continue the tradition by doing work that matters, now and to the future.

  • Marie Fang

    Marie Fang

    Psychology '08, M.A. in Clinical Psychology '10, PsyD in Clinical Psychology '12 – is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in post-college anxiety and depression, immigrant history, race and ethnicity, sexuality, and faith identity. Fang offers an LGBTQ safe space for her clients.
  • Shannon Casey

    Shannon Casey

    Communication ’03, vice president at Cleantech San Diego – directs corporate communication, strategic marketing and public relations activities to position the San Diego region as a global leader in the cleantech economy.
  • Andrew “Andy” Hall

    Andrew “Andy” Hall

    Economics ’10, chief operating officer, San Diego Workforce Partnership – has led efforts to transform the organization to a dynamic nonprofit with multiple funding streams and a growing fee-for-service practice.
  • Kent-Fuh “Kent” Lee

    Kent-Fuh “Kent” Lee

    Economics ’07, executive director of Pacific Arts Movement – helms one of the largest media arts company in North America that focuses on Asian American and Asian international cinema.
  • Joseph Leventhal

    Joseph Leventhal

    Political Science ’99, managing partner at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP – served as an attorney and deputy assistant to Vice President Dick Cheney in the White House and succeeded in what the Los Angeles Times called “one of the most closely watched patent cases in the technology world.”
  • Lindsay Stevens

    Lindsay Stevens

    Human Development ’03, trial attorney with Gomez Trial Attorneys – is actively involved in several mass tort litigations against pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufactures.
  • Sandra F. Young

    Sandra F. Young

    Communication ’06, vice president at J. Walcher Communications – spearheaded PR efforts for San Diego’s first iFLY indoor skydiving facility and leads the agency's nonprofit and pro bono accounts with compassion and dedication.

We want to highlight and communicate your accomplishments and life events to fellow alumni, current students and faculty, and friends. Share your story: Nate Wilbanks ’18, Director of Alumni Engagement, at or 858-822-2490.