Cory Lakatos is the office manager of the political science and philosophy departments. He also supports the directors of the Asian studies, international studies and women's and gender studies programs and the Washington Honors Semester.

Cory's management responsibilities include coordinating department events, creating publicity material and managing the department websites and social media. He also manages budgets, maintains records and files, and performs all other administrative functions.

Prior to working at Hope, Cory spent several years as a writer, editor and office manager at a marketing and specialty publishing company. He also has assorted experience working at Boy Scout camps and writing for Hope's student newspaper, The Anchor.


  • B.A., history and English literature, Hope College, 2012
  • Visiting student, British history and literature, St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford, 2010

Outside the College

Cory is involved at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Parish and enjoys reading, hiking, camping and playing board games with friends.