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Former Bulldog Makes It To White House, Visits Alma Mater

Publication Date: 
October 10, 2011
Imperial Valley Press
Chelcey Adami

Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is the focus of the below Imperial Valley Press article by Chelcey Adami on his road from Calexico High School student to his current work in law, public policy and political science.

Calexico High School students met an alumnus Monday whose talents have taken him all the way to the White House.

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is a 1990 graduate of Calexico High School, and his work in law, public policy and political science has led him to serve in both the Obama and Clinton administrations.

Cuéllar has been a member of the Stanford Law School faculty since 2001.

Between early 2009 and mid-2010, he served as special assistant to the president for justice and regulatory policy at the White House Domestic Policy Council.