Occidental College

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Occidental College was founded in 1887 and is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast.[1]

Peter Dreier is a longtime DSA member and a sociologist at Occidental College.[2]

Leftist Students

Socialist activist Caroline Boss, socialist and feminist activist Susan Coll (then Susan Keselenko) and Barack Obama took classes from Professor Roger Boesche who is also a socialist and a proponent of John Rawls' book, A Theory of Justice.

Democratic Socialist Alliance

In 1978 and 1979, Gary Chapman "an older student" led the Democratic Socialist Alliance, at Occidental College, Los Angeles.