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Political Science
212 Wendell Phillips Center
Jeffrey Becker
Department Chair
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Success After Pacific

Max VargasMax Vargas

Max Vargas landed in Ecuador all alone at 5 years old, no parents or siblings with him, waylaid by an erratic South American airline schedule. That week-long stop was just a short layover on an incredible immigrant journey that one day would lead him to Stockton and degrees at University of the Pacific in 2009 and McGeorge School of Law in 2016.  Read more>>

Makana EyreMakana Eyre

Makana Eyre came to Pacific from Hawaii to play volleyball and stayed to earn a degree in political science. He now works as a freelance journalist based in Paris, a career he recommends "because it gives you the excuse to talk to really interesting people all the time and ask interesting questions and to learn about fascinating topics." Read more>>