Contact Information


Departmental Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive ET A524
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Department Office Location: Engineering and Technology (E&T), A524 (campus map).

Main Department Phone Number: (323) 343-2230

Departmental Fax Number: (323) 343-6452

Chair of the Department
Prof. Michael McLendon[email protected]

Principal Undergraduate Advisor 
Prof. Michael McLendon: [email protected] 
Additional Advisement: College of Natural Sciences Advisement Center

Graduate Advisor for the Master of Public Administration
Prof. Ellen Shiau
Office: E&T A514
Phone: (323) 343-5826

Graduate Advisor for the M.A. Program in Political Science: 
Prof. Taylor Dark 
Office: E&T A517 
Phone: (323) 343-2247 
E-mail: [email protected]


Student Services & Graduate Program Coordinator: 
Veronica Lee
Phone: (323) 343-2230
Administrative Support Coordinator: 
Marilyn Orozco
Phone: (323) 343-2230