is a Lieutenant and Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the United States Navy, currently stationed in Japan. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy as well as his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining the Navy, he worked as a political advisor on local, state and national campaigns, including the last two Presidential elections.
is a second year student at Yale Law School, enrolled in a joint degree program with Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He hails proudly from Baltimore, Maryland (City slogan: The Greatest City in America). In early 2005, while in his sophomore year at Yale College, he helped found the Roosevelt Campus Network and later served from 2007 to 2009 as executive director. More recently, he spent a summer working on urban policy at the Domestic Policy Council at the White House. Nate sits on the Board of Directors of the New Leaders Council and serves as a part time political and development consultant to a number of organizations and institutes. In his spare time, he worries about the structure and direction of the environmental movement and what it means for climate change, long-term sustainability and the future of America.
alternated for several post-college years between public health policy, political campaigns and freelance world-saving. He studied political science at Brown University and is now pursuing a J.D. at Stanford Law School and an M.P.A at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Jon is a Second Lieutenant of Marines (inactive), and will serve after graduation as a Judge Advocate in the Marine Corps. If he loved Brazilian jiujitsu as much as he claims, he would probably practice more.
is a Ph.D candidate at the Harvard University Department of Government, and a J.D. student at Harvard Law School.
Sabeel has been a Graduate Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics (2010-11), the Harvard University Center for American Political Studies (2011-12), and a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute (2011-12). He also holds an A.B. summa cum laude in Social Studies from Harvard College, an M.Sc in Economics for Development (Distinction), and a M.St in Sociolegal Studies from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
Sabeel’s research interests include democratic and social theory; progressive political thought; the economic role of the state; the tension between technocracy and democracy; and the role of international organizations in promoting democratization and economic development.
began his career in education over a decade ago when he served as the student member of the California State Board of Education and as a youth advocate and trainer with the California Association of Student Councils. He was also an engagement manager with McKinsey & Company’s education practice, where he advised education leaders on policy and implementation at the district, state, and national level in the U.S. and abroad. Though he “majors” in education, Nickrod has a broader interest in domestic politics and policy – which is why he writes about these things in his spare time. Nickrod holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Stanford University and a Master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he was a British Marshall Scholar.
To contribute to the discussion on CitizenThink, please email submissions (at) citizenthink (dot) net.
The opinions expressed in this site are solely those of the contributors. Unless otherwise stated, CitizenThink itself also takes no position on those opinions.