Claire Allbright | UT Austin
The Texas Tribune
Claire Allbright is a junior journalism and government student at The University of Texas at Austin. She is a member of the Liberal Arts Honors Program, and is studying Arabic through the Arabic Flagship Program. Claire has worked at UT Austin’s student newspaper, The Daily Texan, as both a reporter and editor. This fall, she will be working with The Texas Tribune covering the Texas delegation on Capitol Hill as the Tribune’s first Washington, D.C. fellow. Claire plans to use her passion for writing to shed light on the political process in order to bring more transparency to government.
Marco Amaya | UT Austin
Marco Amaya is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin studying political communication. Since becoming a Longhorn, Marco has worked in the Texas State Legislature, the UT Austin Department of Government, the Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee, and with House campaigns in Texas. On campus, Marco served as a mentor for 20 freshmen and worked for Texas Athletics and the Hook ‘Em Mascot Program for the past two years. In the future, Marco plans to start his own political consulting firm.
Vivek Anand | UT Austin
Atlantic Council, Global Energy Center
Vivek Anand is a fourth-year chemical engineering student at The University of Texas at Austin. He has recently completed an internship with TechnipFMC and is looking connect his engineering knowledge with the policy affecting the industry. Vivek has a strong interest in energy, business, education and health care policy. Upon graduation, he plans to attend graduate school in business and pursue a management career.
Joshua Armstrong | UT Austin
United States Supreme Court
Josh Armstrong is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin in the Liberal Arts Honors Program, where he will graduate with a B.A. in government this December. An aspiring constitutional law scholar, he recently published an article in the Texas Undergraduate Law Review examining the implications of the relationship between President Lyndon Johnson and Justice Abe Fortas. Joshua plans to pursue a J.D. starting in the fall of 2018 to prepare himself for a career in appellate law. When Josh isn’t reading SCOTUSblog, you might find him acting in a play, cooking for his friends, or playing as a street performer in a bluegrass band.
Sara Attia | UT San Antonio
National Association of Attorney Generals
Sara Attia is a senior at The University of Texas at San Antonio majoring in criminal justice with a minor in legal studies. She is a member of the UTSA debate team and VOICES, a volunteer organization on campus. Sara is interested in becoming an attorney. This past semester, she interned at a local law firm and plans to pursue law school after graduating this fall.
Diana Ayoub | UT Austin
American Enterprise Institute
Diana Ayoub is a senior pursuing a dual bachelor's degrees in economics and finance at The University of Texas at Austin. An international student from Qena, Egypt, Diana previously interned at Deloitte LLP, the African Export-Import Bank, and Coca-Cola Company where she gained experience in international business and global trade. On campus, she serves as a student ambassador and is involved in the Senate of College Councils, Texas Orange Jackets and Coptic Students of Texas. Diana also co-founded the Texas International Students Association in her efforts to improve the international student experience. Diana is interested in international development, education policies, and economic policies in the Middle East and Africa.
Obie Bafour | UT Permian Basin
Strauss Media Strategies
Obie Bafour is a senior at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin pursuing a dual degree in business marketing & political science. Born in Ghana, West Africa, Obie moved to Toronto, Canada, where he sold real estate for five years. While in Canada, he also participated in the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s annual bike ride. An aviation enthusiast, Obie also enjoys Canadian and American politics.
Charlie Bell| UT Austin
Office of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
Charlie Bell is a student at The University of Texas at Austin pursuing degrees in American Studies and Government. On campus, he has been involved with the City Relations Agency within Student Government, as well as The Tejas Club. Off campus, he has worked with the Berkeley City Council and Blackridge, a Texas Government Affairs firm. Upon graduation, Charlie plans to attend law school and work in the public sector.
Davey Bemporad | UT Austin
David Bemporad is a fourth-year student at The University of Texas at Austin majoring in government and economics. On campus, he founded SEAL: Students Expanding Austin Literacy, served as treasurer for University Democrats and worked as director of city relations for UT Student Government. David previously worked as an intern for the legislative consulting firm Texas Star Alliance and for the Office of State Senator Sylvia Garcia. His professional interests include tax and macroeconomic policy, public education expansion and voter registration. In his free time, David enjoys playing guitar, disc golf and Settlers of Catan.
Michael Bloom | UT Austin
Michael Bloom is a senior chemical engineering student at The University of Texas at Austin. He previously interned in project management at RigNet’s Systems Integration and Automation division and designing reverse osmosis water treatment systems at Suez. His research involves developing foams to reduce the amount of water necessary for fracking applications. He looks forward to gaining experience in energy policy while in Washington, D.C. Upon graduation, he plans to enter industry as a chemical engineer.
Matthew Carpenter |UT Dallas
U.S. House Science Committee
Matthew Carpenter is a junior and Eugene McDermott Scholar at The University of Texas at Dallas. He is pursuing a major in molecular biology and a minor in computer science. As an undergraduate researcher, Matthew has participated in molecular biology and bioengineering research at UT Dallas and the John Innes Centre in Norwich, U.K. He has also served as Managing Editor and Satire Editor of AMP, UT Dallas’s student opinion magazine. Passionate about both biotechnology and public policy, Matthew hopes to unite these interests to facilitate the development and implementation of innovative biotechnological solutions to medical, agricultural and environmental challenges.
John Chan | UT Dallas
Internet Education Foundation
John Chan is a computer science major at The University of Texas at Dallas. After taking a few introductory courses in constitutional law, he discovered an interest in how laws shape the development and use of new technology. His current policy interests include privacy and cybersecurity. In his free time, he enjoys musical theatre, playing guitar and playing video games with friends.
Madison Chilton | UT San Antonio
Office of U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Madison Chilton is a senior and Top Scholar at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She is a political science and English double major and member of Mensa. At UTSA, Madison writes for The Paisano and plays for the conference-winning club soccer team. Madison recently interned for Speaker Straus in the Texas House and participated in the Summer Law School Preparation Academy where she received the Ray Coleman Jr. award. Madison loves volunteering as a singer in "The Chilton Five," an a capella singing quintet she formed with her four sisters. She is a classical pianist and loves reading, playing soccer, and competitive running. Madison is interested in health care reform and plans to become an attorney.
Michelle Chun| UT Austin
Michelle Chun is pursuing a dual degree in English and communication studies with a minor in Chinese at The University of Texas at Austin. Previously, she has spent semesters studying literature at the University of Oxford in England and studying Chinese and policy/governance at Donghua University in China. On campus, Michelle is a campus tour guide, encouraging prospective students to pursue higher education. Interested in foreign relations between the U.S. and Asia, Michelle has aspirations to conduct research for and serve as a consultant on human rights and rule of law projects in Asia. Michelle likes to spend her free time reading, going to the symphony, theatre and exploring new restaurants.
Aliyah Conley | UT Austin
Office of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (HI)
Aliyah Conley is a pre-medical student pursuing degrees in Plan II Honors and French at The University of Texas at Austin. With an interest in public health and the nonprofit sector, Aliyah has dedicated her undergraduate career to UT Austin’s Women's Resource Agency and Texas 4000 for Cancer. She is interested in health policy, Medicare & Medicaid and Social Security. In the future, Aliyah hopes to shape compassionate health care policies at home and abroad.
Jane Cook| UT Austin
Jane Cook is a junior at The University of Texas at Austin, pursuing a degree in government, minor in English and the Clements Certificate in National Security Studies. Jane previously interned in the Texas State Capitol during the 85th Legislative Session as a legislative aide to Representative Hubert Vo, conducting policy research and bill analysis on issues concerning public education to border security. Jane is also a member of Alpha Phi, serving in several leadership positions. Upon graduating, Jane plans to continue her career in government working for intelligence operations to conduct research on counterterrorism, extremism and their relation to U.S. foreign policy.
Meerna Dalal | UT Dallas
Office of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
Meerna Dalal is a junior at The University of Texas at Dallas majoring in international political economy. She has served as a judicial extern to the Honorable David L. Horan at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and worked as a legal intern at a commercial law firm. At UT Dallas, she has competed with the UT Dallas Mock Trial team at different competitions in multiple states. Currently, she also serves as Vice President of the John Marshall Pre-Law Society. Upon graduation, Meerna plans to attend law school and combine her passion for the legal field with her other academic interests.
Alejandra de Maar| UT San Antonio
Environmental Law Institute
Alejandra de Maar is a third-year Honors student at The University of Texas at San Antonio majoring in philosophy and minoring in women's studies. She is highly involved on campus as a founding member and secretary of UTSA's Pre-Law Association, the former community service chair of Students United for Planned Parenthood, a performer on the Latin Dance Society's salsa team, a member of the Green Society, and involved with the Volunteer Organization Involving Community Education and Service (VOICES). After graduation, Alejandra intends to pursue a law degree in human rights or environmental law.
Brianna Diaz | UT San Antonio
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Brianna Diaz is a junior and Top Scholar at The University of Texas at San Antonio pursuing a degree in psychology with minors in mathematics and civic engagement. As a first-generation American and college student, Brianna has developed a passion for education. During her time in the UTSA GEMS program, she observed and taught in local San Antonio schools, which ignited her interest in education reform. Last summer, she completed a study abroad program in South Africa, where she studied the state of education in the post-Apartheid era. Brianna enjoys spending time with friends and family, and exploring new places.
Jeremy Doran| UT Austin
U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security
Jeremy Doran is a junior at The University of Texas at Austin pursuing dual degrees in government and political communication with a certificate in Security Studies through the Clements Center for National Security. On campus, Jeremy has served as the Policy Drafting Chair for the Senate of College Councils and the Policy Coordinator for the Liberal Arts Council. A native of rural west Texas, he is passionate about immigration, border control, and national security policy. As such, he has previously interned with a Texas State Representative and the National Immigration Forum. Jeremy plans to attend graduate school to pursue a dual J.D. and M.A. in Security Studies.
Anuhya Emmandi | UT Dallas
UN Foundation, UNA-USA
Anu Emmandi is a junior studying computer and political sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas. She is part of the Collegium V Honors College and is a National Merit Scholar. On campus, she served as the Chair of Communications Committee on Student Government and placed nationally for her university’s pre-law mediation team. She is passionate about criminal justice reform and public policy, and has worked for the Innocence Project and for TexProtects, a nonprofit that advocates for victims of child abuse. Anu previously interned at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, where she used geospatial mapping to study disease dispersion. She plans to build a career exploring the intersections of technology, policy, human rights and the law.
Grace Enda | UT Dallas
Grace Enda is a junior at The University of Texas at Austin, pursuing a double major in government and economics and a certificate in Core Texts and Ideas. She is a member of the Liberal Arts Honors and Jefferson Scholar programs. Grace interned for State Senator Jane Nelson during the 85th legislative session after getting involved in nonpartisan state policy research. On campus, Grace has served on Texas Hillel's student executive cabinet and as director of finance for Women of Excellence. Upon graduation, Grace plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career in public affairs.
Omar Farid | UT Austin
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP
Omar Farid is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin majoring in government with a minor in communication studies. At the age of 17, Omar came to the United States from Cairo, Egypt to attend UT Austin. On campus, Omar worked as a Resident Assistant in the Division of Housing. He has also interned for Texas State Senator José Rodríguez in addition to the International Capital Markets division at Allen & Overy, a British law firm in Dubai. Omar will receive his degree this fall, and plans to pursue a law degree thereafter. He plans to become a practicing attorney and maybe one day pursue a political career in Egypt.
Hailey Gage | UT Dallas
Internet Education Foundation
Hailey Gage is a senior at The University of Texas at Dallas majoring in computer science with a minor in political science. Hailey has previously interned with Cisco as a security solutions engineer and studied abroad to study German and Middle Eastern politics. On campus, Hailey has served as an enrichment advisor for the Terry Scholars Program as well as a mentor with the computer science department. Upon graduation, she will continue her education with a Master's degree in computer science with a specialization in information assurance as a member of the Scholarship For Service.
Crystal Guevara | UT Permian Basin
U.S. Department of Education
Crystal Guevara is a senior at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin majoring in political science with a minor in history. Throughout her undergraduate career, Crystal has been an active member of her community by being a facilitator for children who are grieving the loss of a parent/relative due to death or separation. After graduation, Crystal plans to attend law school. She plans to pursue a career as an immigration lawyer, with a particular interest in helping members of the Latino community.
Evelin Caro Gutierrez | UT Austin
Organization of American States
Evelin Caro Gutierrez is a government and philosophy double-major at The University of Texas at Austin. She is also pursuing an interdisciplinary certificate in Ethics and Leadership in Law, Politics and Government. Originally from Cuba, Evelin is passionate about human rights and social justice. She has been an advocate for refugees and underprivileged communities through her work with Refugee Services of Texas and the Texas Legislature. Evelin has also been a research affiliate with Innovations for Peace and Development where she has assisted with corruption research in Honduras. She plans to become a human rights lawyer who advocates for the disadvantaged and underprivileged.
Jordan Gutierrez | UT Rio Grande Valley
Kennedy Center, Washington National Opera
Jordan Gutierrez is a senior at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, pursuing a major in finance. On campus, he has served as the marketing manager for Enactus, an organization committed to helping the community through sustainable projects. Upon graduation, he plans to gain work experience in his field before enrolling in an MBA program and pursuing a career in finance, marketing or management.
Madeline Hoadley | UT Austin
Office of U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro (TX-20)
Madeline Hoadley is a senior at the University of Texas at Austin, where she is majoring in History and Government with a certificate in Ethics and Leadership in Law, Politics & Government. She has pursued internships with the Texas Civil Rights Project, Texas Coaliton to Abolish the Death Penalty, and Annie's List, which furthered her interests in the intersection of nonprofit advocacy work and politics. On campus she works as a Peer Academic Coach at the Sanger Learning Center and is active in Inspire and Google Community Leaders Program among other organizations. Upon graduation, Madeline plans to attend law school.
Sanah Jivani | UT San Antonio
National Network to End Domestic Violence
Sanah Jivani is an honors college student double majoring in sociology and communications at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She is the founder of a non-profit organization called The Love Your Natural Self Foundation, which focuses on empowering individuals through events, movements and hands-on sessions. She started this organization after losing all of her hair to Alopecia in the seventh grade, struggling with wigs, bullying and low self-worth. Now, her non-profit organization hosts projects in 70 schools and 28 countries worldwide. She hopes that this hard work and positive energy will someday change the world!
Jori Kandra | UT Austin
Office of Federal Relations, UT System
Jori Kandra is a third-year chemistry and economics major at The University of Texas at Austin. Since entering university, Jori has been committed to finding alternative ways of production that lower carbon emissions. Jori has worked with Dr. Graeme Henkleman to research nanoparticles for catalysis in Li-Air Batteries, and is currently working with Dr. Michael Rose on research about the use of nitrogenase to replace industrial nitrogen fixation. Jori is passionately committed to advocating for science and funding of scientific research which is fundamental for creating a more sustainable society. Jori plans to pursue a master’s degree in public policy, and a PhD in chemistry and economics.
Rachel Kyes | UT Dallas
U.S. Department of State
Rachel Kyes is a junior at The University of Texas at Dallas, majoring in political science. She is a Eugene McDermott Scholar and a member of the Collegium V Honors Program. On campus, Rachel works as a Student Ambassador for the Office of the President and has served as the president of CometTHON. She has also been involved in Model United Nations and International Justice Mission. Previously, she interned for Verité, a global NGO, researching forced labor and human trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa. Upon graduation, Rachel plans to pursue a career in global justice and international development.
Ashley Levy | UT Dallas
National Association of Community Health Centers
Ashley Levy is a senior at The University of Texas at Dallas. She is a Davidson Management Honors student majoring in accounting and health care management. Ashley has served the university as a Student Ambassador, Student Government Senator, Orientation Leader and served as Co-Chair of the Orientation program this past summer. Upon graduation, Ashley plans to pursue a career in health care policy and regulation, consulting and/or non-profit work.
Jonathan Markel | UT Austin
Office of the Secretary of Transportation
Jonathan Markel is a junior studying aerospace engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, pursuing an interdisciplinary certificate in public policy. He has previously interned with Texas Star Alliance Public Affairs Firm and NASA Langley Research Center. On campus, he has helped build three unmanned aerial vehicles with Design/Build/Fly, served as an associate editor of the Student Engineering Council's Vector Magazine and founded the UT Austin Chapter of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space. Upon graduation, he plans to attend graduate school before beginning a career in aerospace policy.
Mackenzie Marquess | UT Tyler
Democratic National Committee
Mackenzie Marquess is a senior at The University of Texas at Tyler, double majoring in political science and speech communication. On campus, Mackenzie is involved in several organizations including serving as the President of the Debate Team and Communication Club. She is passionate about women’s rights and social justice issues. Mackenzie plans to pursue a career in public policy and advocacy.
Dahlia Muana| UT Arlington
American Enterprise Institute
Dahlia Muana is a senior at The University of Texas at Arlington, majoring in journalism and minoring in political science. On campus, she has been involved with various organizations, including The Big Event, Student Government, National Association of Black Journalists and Excel Campus Activities. She recently served as Ms. UTA, co-president of the UTA Ambassador Program and interned with the City of Arlington’s Office of Communication. Dahlia is passionate about human rights advocacy, particularly for women and minority groups. Upon graduation in December, she plans to pursue a career in journalism. Originally from London, Dahlia enjoys exotic foods, travelling and binge-watching crime shows.
Mimi Nguyen | UT Austin
United States Supreme Court
Mimi Nguyen is a first-generation college student majoring in neuroscience and government at The University of Texas at Austin. As an undergraduate, Mimi worked on the Freshman Research Initiative where she focused on innovations in human chromatin remodeling and functional genomics. She most recently worked as a legislative aide to the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives during the 85th Legislative Session. Active on campus, Mimi has served as Volunteer Coordinator for Women in Medicine and participates in a number of philanthropic projects as a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Outside of school, Mimi has volunteered abroad in Honduras with the One Laptop per Child organization and in South Africa building school facilities for children. Following graduation, she plans to attend law school pursuing a career in international law.
Vy Nguyen| UT Dallas
United States Supreme Court
Vy Nguyen, a first-generation college student from Houston, is pursuing a double-major in business administration and biology at The University of Texas at Dallas. Inspired by impacts of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Vy hopes to pursue a career in international human rights law to promote and protect human rights worldwide. She is passionate about increasing access for traditionally under-served communities to higher education. When she is not studying or working, Vy enjoys volunteering, exploring nature and ballroom dancing.
Tavania Nino | UT Rio Grande Valley
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Tavania Nino is a senior at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley double majoring in economics and finance with a minor in English. Tavania has enjoyed her involvement in student organizations and internships, and she hopes to gain a unique experience in the nation’s capitol as an Archer Fellow. Upon graduation, she will pursue an MBA and hopes to give back to the community of the Rio Grande Valley where she grew up.
Pooja Patel| UT Austin
Pooja Patel is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin pursuing degrees in international relations and government with minors in European Studies and French, and a certificate from the Business Foundations Program. On campus, she has been a part of Clocktower Cultural Productions, the Guides of Texas, Liberal Arts Council and Texas THON. She has had a variety of career experiences from spending a summer interning for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress in Washington, D.C., to working for Strategic Partnerships in Austin, Texas. After graduation, she plans to gain work experience before applying to competitive graduate degree programs.
Mary Claire Phillips | UT Austin
Mary Claire Phillips is a senior majoring in history and government in the Liberal Arts Honors program at The University of Texas at Austin. On campus, she is an active member of the Texas Speech Team and avid researcher in the campus archives. Mary Claire spent this past semester studying World War II in the Normandy Scholars Program before traveling throughout Europe. After graduation, Mary Claire plans to attend graduate school and pursue her love of the cross section of history and politics. When she's not at her internship, school, or a speech tournament, Mary Claire enjoys knitting, embroidery and other fiber arts.
Bharath Ram | UT San Antonio
CSIS, Global Health Policy Center
Bharath Ram is a junior at The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he is pursuing a degree in biology with minors in psychology and civic engagement. He plans to enter the medical field and work to solve global health disparities. A UTSA Top Scholar, Bharath has been involved in multiple health and volunteer organizations such as Pre-Medical Society and GlobeMed, and has sought a multidisciplinary approach to his education by taking courses in biomedical engineering, sociology and classics. Aside from academics, Bharath is a professional Indian dancer and enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Kamia Rathore | UT Austin
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
Kamia Rathore studies public health at The University of Texas at Austin with a minor in core texts and ideas. On campus, Kamia is a member of the Natural Sciences Council and served as a first-year interest group mentor for the School of Undergraduate Studies. Originally from Houston, Kamia enjoys exploring urban neighborhoods by foot, spending time in coffee shops, and a good farm-to-table restaurant. Her experiences in health advocacy as an intern for the Center for Public Policy Priorities deepened a passion to understand underlying systems of poverty that contribute to health inequities and work towards solutions that empower communities and individuals.
Ashton Rel | UT Dallas
Federal Judicial Center
Ashton Rel is a junior at The University of Texas at Dallas, pursuing a degree in finance and economics. He recently worked as a legal intern for the Texas Civil Rights Project, where he handled community outreach and legal research for cases regarding civil rights violations. Ashton is an award-winning member of the UT Dallas Mock Trial program and a member of the John Marshall Pre-Law Society. Upon graduation, he plans to attend law school. Ashton enjoys kayaking, running and is a former member of a collegiate track program.
Bethany Salgado| UT Dallas
U.S. Department of State
This fall, Bethany Salgado will complete her bachelor’s degree in international political economy with a minor in Spanish at The University of Texas at Dallas. Bethany gained experience in policy research, journalism, and nonprofit management through internships with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, the Leadership Institute, the Heritage Foundation, and El Pomar Foundation. Following study abroad trips to Cuba and Spain, she joined a Spanish research team funded by the National Science Foundation. Bethany is proficient in Spanish and Arabic and is teaching herself Greek. She hopes to use these language skills to bridge cultural divides through a career in cross-cultural communication.
Ashton Sauseda | UT Austin
Office of U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (TX-35)
Ashton Sauseda is a junior at The University of Texas at Austin where she is majoring in history with a minor in government. She is also earning certificates in Human Rights & Social Justice through the Bridging Disciplines Program, as well as a Business certificate. Ashton has served as an intern for the Sergeant-at-Arms at the Texas Capitol, for Representative Donna Howard, and as a legal research assistant for Annie’s List. She serves as the Director of Membership for Texas THON, Co-Outreach Officer for Girl Up and is a member of Minority Women Pursuing Law. After graduation, she plans to attend law school and pursue a career in policymaking. Ashton is grateful to her family for always being supportive and for being her inspiration in all that she does.
Darsh Shah | UT Dallas
UN Foundation, Shot @ Life Initiative
Darsh Shah is a junior at The University of Texas at Dallas pursuing a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and a fast-track master’s degree in health care leadership and management. As an aspiring physician, Darsh is interested in enhancing quality health care through both clinical practice and public policy. This past summer, he interned with the Bipartisan Policy Center as a preventative health policy intern, researching the cost savings potential of prevention. On campus, he is involved as a peer health educator at the UT Dallas Student Wellness Center and as a student government senator. He has also worked as a volunteer emergency medical technician (EMT) in the Dallas area. His interests include basketball, hiking, traveling and any other outdoor activity.
Connor Smith | UT Austin
The Heritage Foundation
Connor Smith is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin, majoring in economics and government with a minor in mathematics. During his time on campus, Connor was a J.J. Pickle Fellow and researched incentives for political party polarization. He also served as a research assistant in the Government Department. He studied international investor-state disputes and specifically investigated how countries decide to respond to non-enforceable international tribunal decisions. He also served as president of his Catholic ministry, Campus Based for Family and Life. Connor hopes that being an Archer Fellow will help him begin his career in public policy.
Michael Stanley | UT Austin
The White House
Michael Stanley is a senior, pursuing a degree in history at The University of Texas at Austin. On campus, Michael has participated on the Student Conduct Board, the Union’s Event Co-Sponsorship Board, and served as president for his fraternity, Beta Upsilon Chi. Michael’s work experience includes conducting electrochemistry research on desalination for UT Austin, interning at Miller, James, Miller, & Hornsby L.L.P., serving as a Teaching Fellow for Breakthrough Austin, and researching President Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy at the Clements Center for National Security. Michael plans on attending law school next fall.