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Education

Education

Rice University — Social Policy Analysis, Sociology & Political Science
2017 – 2021

Design for America, Freshman Class Representative, Student Admission Council, Chi Alpha, Undergraduate Research, Baker Institute Student Forum

Kickapoo High School, Springfield, Missouri
2013 – 2017

Graduated in top 10% of class
GPA: 3.97/4.00
Student Body President, Hall of Fame Recipient

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Experience

Experience

Office of Mark Jones, Rice University — Research Assistant
August 2017 – Present

  • Compile and code data for the Texas Legislative History Project
  • Using Excel, harvest historical information and infer trends over time among members of the Texas Legislature

Fresh Grounded Faith, Springfield, Missouri Data Analyst
June 2016 – August 2017

  • Analyzed SurveyMonkey data to find trends among survey responses
  • Converted this data and these trends into aesthetically pleasing charts and graphs shown in PowerPoint presentations

Office of U.S. Congressman David Jolly, Washington D.C. — Intern
June 2015 – July 2015

  • Led constituent tours of U.S. Capitol
  • Took phone calls analyzing and categorizing constituent concerns
  • Drafted policy letters for FL-District 13
  • Represented Congressman at various fundraising events

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Projects

Projects

Access Rice http://dfarice.com/accessibility/
August 2017 – Present

  • Working with a group of undergraduates to maximize physical accessibility on Rice’s campus

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Awards

Awards

NSDA International Extemporaneous Speaking National Champion – 2017
Stewart Wood Hall of Fame Recipient – 2017
Council on Foreign Relations Scholarship Recipient – 2017
First Place, Houston Centered Policy Design Competiton – 2018

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Skills

Skills

Public Speaking
Leadership
Excel
R
Project Management

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Portfolio

BISF Public Policy Competition

BISF Public Policy Competition

April 2018

Awarded first place in the Baker Institute Student Forum's fifth annual undergraduate public policy competition. 
Award given in recognition of a 6000-word research paper and 20-minute presentation proposing a new approach to Haitian food assistance.

HCP Design Competition

HCP Design Competition

February 2018

Awarded first place at Rice University's inaugural Houston Centered Policy Design Competition. Proposed an innovative, multi-home buyout system for the Meyerland community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Access Rice

Access Rice

August - December 2017

In this project, I worked with a group of undergraduates in Rice’s chapter of Design For America to maximize accessibility on Rice University’s campus via the human-centered design process.

Blog

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Trump’s Troubling War on Leaks

The availability of evidence is crucial when investigating something as secretive as the Trump-Russia relationship, which is why the president is so hostile towards leaks—and why they are so important.

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The Cost of Inaction

The tragedy in Aleppo is a defining characteristic of President Obama's foreign policy--and an example of the cost of inaction.

Get in Touch

Mail

Connor Rothschild
99 Sunset Blvd
Houston, TX 77005

Online

Rice: clr6@rice.edu
Personal: connor@connorrothschild.com

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