Connor Rothschild

99 Sunset Blvd, Houston, TX 77005 | (417) 569-8406 | |


Rice University, Houston, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Social Policy Analysis and Sociology Expected May 2021
Minor: Business | GPA: 3.81/4.000


Research Assistant August 2017 – Present


Office of Mark Jones, Rice University

  • Assisted Professor Mark Jones for his Texas Legislative History Project
  • Using Excel, harvested historical information and inferred trends over time among members of the Texas Legislature
  • Coded 2 years worth of roll call votes into Excel, categorizing and sorting votes with great attention to detail

Intern June 2015 – July 2015


Office of U.S. Congressman David Jolly, Washington D.C.

  • Drafted relevant policy letters for voters in FL-District 13
  • Interacted closely with constituents, leading tours of U.S. Capitol and categorizing constituent concerns communicated via phone calls
  • Represented Congressman at various fundraising events


First Place, Baker Institute’s Undergraduate Public Policy Competition April 2018

  • Award given in recognition of a 6000-word research paper and 20-minute presentation proposing a new approach to Haitian food assistance
  • Judged by Dr. Luis Duno-Gottberg, Dr. Francisco J. Monaldi, H. Richard Sindelar, & Oscar Arredondo

First Place, Houston-Centered Policy Design Competition February 2018

  • Proposed an innovative multi-home buyout system for the Meyerland community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey
  • First place; judged by Houston Mayor Pro Tem Ellen Cohen; former president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, Lee Wunsch; City Council at-large 2 representative, David Robinson; director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Bill Fulton; and “flood czar” Stephen Costello

International Extemporaneous Speaking National Champion June 2017

  • National Champion in International Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Hosted by the National Speech and Debate Association
  • Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and EF Hutton


Expertise in Microsoft Excel | Expertise in Microsoft Word | Proficiency in R | Proficiency in Tableau