Careers & Alumni
Max Kober: Class of 2016
International Relations, International Security Concentration, and Spanish
Max Kober is currently the senior Appellate Litigation Fellow at the Office of the
New York Attorney General, Division of Appeals and Opinions (A+O). Under the
Solicitor General, A+O is responsible for defending Attorney General Eric T.
Schneiderman's legal initiatives at an appellate level, including suits against the
federal Environmental Protection Agency and ExxonMobil Corporation. A+O has also
recently filed United States Supreme Court briefs as amicus curiae in cases concerning
the federal travel ban,
voting rights, and
In his capacity providing paraprofessional legal support to the assistant and deputy
solicitors general of A+O, Max has filed hundreds of legal documents in New York and
federal courts. He regularly cite-checks, proofreads, and files briefs, records, motions,
and memoranda in appellate courts. After graduating magna cum laude from Tufts with a
degree in International Relations and Spanish, Max began the process of applying to law
school, and hopes to enroll in the fall of 2018.
Katherine Monson: Class of 2013
International Relations, concentration in International Security
Katherine Monson is an aerospace executive focused on strategic partnerships
in the aerospace industry. In her newly designated role as Director of Business
Development for KSAT, she works with the majority of "New Space" companies to
design and implement communication infrastructure to get data down from space.
Previously, Ms. Monson ran the Ground department at Spire Global, the first company
to provide commercial weather data to NOAA. Prior to her work in aerospace,
Ms. Monson was a consultant for top executives at Fortune 500 companies,
including Coca-Cola, Deloitte, and Thomson Reuters. Having majored in
International Relations, Economics, and Chinese at Tufts, she began her
career in international negotiations as a Tufts Tisch Fellow at the
U.S. Department of Defense. Ms. Monson will be the speaker at our first
career workshop of the academic year centered on the international relations of space.
Joseph Vittiglio: Class of 1993
Joseph Vittiglio is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
at AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Joseph Vittiglio has more than 20 years of
experience providing counsel to public and private biotechnology, pharmaceutical
and technology companies focusing on securities law, mergers and acquisitions,
life-science collaborations, corporate governance, employment law and compliance.
He previously held positions at Flexion Therapeutics, AVEO Pharmaceuticals,
Oscient Pharmaceuticals , and several law firms. After receiving his degree
in International Relations from Tufts, he obtained his Juris Doctor from the
Northeastern University School of Law. Mr. Vittiglio will speak at a future
career workshop during the Spring 2018 semester.
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