Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Faculty Fellow

Daniel Lewis

dlewis@siena.edu

Dr. Daniel C. Lewis is an assistant professor of political science. He earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 2008 and previously directed the University of New Orleans’ graduate programs in political science. Dr. Lewis’ work on direct democracy, minority rights, policy responsiveness, term limits, LGBT politics, the policy process, and interest groups has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals. His book, Direct Democracy and Minority Rights: A Critical Review of the Tyranny of the Majority in the American States was published in 2013. His current research projects include analyses of state policy priorities, income inequality, and public opinion toward transgender rights. Dr. Lewis teaches American politics and public policy courses, with an emphasis on political institutions.

Postgraduate Fellow Coordinator

Courtney Tomeny ‘17

ctomeny@siena.edu

Courtney Tomeny, Class of 2017, is from Syracuse, New York and recently graduated with a degree in Political Science, a minor in English and a certificate in Pre-Law. She worked in ACE programs during her studies at Siena College including the Community Policy Institute Fellowship and worked with the Franciscan Center for Service & Advocacy. Courtney's service site is at the Siena College Community Policy Institute helping nonprofits access policy information.

CPI Fellows

Student Coordinators

Miranda Luft '18
Miranda Luft '18
Allison Mahoney '19
Allison Mahoney '19

Class of 2019

Loryn DeFalco
Loryn DeFalco
Laura Durham
Laura Durham
Jillian Madocs
Jillian Madocs
Cosimo Tangorra
Cosimo Tangorra
Olivia Waldron
Olivia Waldron

Class of 2018

Jessie Havens
Jessie Havens

Not Pictured: Alex Pearce '19, Rebecca Vitale '18

Alumni

Alumni

Eric Brower '17
Rob DeFillippo '17
Nicolas Favreau '17
Daniel Renwick '17
Courtney Tomeny '17
Ryan Vyskocil '17
Brittany Drollette '16
Marlena Mareno '18
Gabrielle Treiling '17
Megan Grace '16
Kayla Rissew '18
Jenny Jovel '17
Kaylee Noll '18
Antonio Bianchi '19
Zachary Coderre '20
Gordon MacCammon '18
JaiCe Stinton '18