Steven R. Kangas
To work in an intellectual environment for a bipartisan
or progressive liberal organization dealing with political or
Bachelor of Arts, Russian Studies (forthcoming in 1997;
need only take my GRE to complete degree)
University of California - Santa Cruz
Communications Traffic Analysis and Reporting (1983)
Goodfellow Air Force Base, TX
Defense Language Institute, Russian language (1983)
Presidio of Monterey, CA
High School Degree (1979)
Fletcher Academy, Fletcher, NC
Very broadly educated in most fields relating to political
science. Areas of study include economics, sociology, religion, evolution, game theory,
chaos theory, meritocracy theory, environmentalism, women's studies, American
and European history, crime, media studies, race, nature vs. nurture and welfare issues.
Especially strong in analysis and reporting. Specialize in scientific,
technical and academic reporting to lay audiences.
Well-rounded background includes equally extensive academic and
Strong managerial and microeconomic skills.
Computer skills include Windows, Word for Windows, and general
1-96 to present
Votelink, Boulder, CO
Conducted bipartisan research, analysis and reporting on political
issues for online polling organization.
Supervisor: Vince Winkel
10-90 to 12-91
City Express Delivery, Greenville, SC
Business Start-Up Consultant
Increased profits by 400 percent in one year for courier company.
Supervisor: Scott Esh
9-89 to 4-90
La Bahia, Merrill College, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA
Managed all restaurant operations including staff of 20 personnel.
Owner: Ziesel Saunders
12-86 to 9-89
The Pizza Company, Santa Cruz, CA
Supervised operations including staff of 8 personnel.
Supervisor: Larry Chew
2-82 to 5-86
United States Army, Berlin
Russian communications analyst
Analyzed top secret Russian communications and reported to NATO.
- President, Santa Cruz Chess Club (1992-1995)
- Champion, Spartanburg Chess Club (1991)
- Children's chess tutor: Branciforte Junior High and Aptos Children's Library.
- Other hobbies: writing, music, movies, political activism, reading, traveling.
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