University: Yale University
Jared C. Milfred, Portland, is a senior at Yale University, where he will receive a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics. He has combined research in political theory and political science with a passion for social justice advocacy and campaign finance reform. He founded the nonpartisan student advocacy organizations Democracy United, serves as the Chief Executive of the National Council of City Public Financing Agencies, and chairs the City of New Haven Campaign Finance Board. Jared worked as a speechwriter for U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and is Editor-in-Chief of Yale’s Journal of Political Thought, as well as the Ethics Editor of the Yale Philosophy Review. He volunteers as an EMT for Yale Emergency Medical Services and as a reader for blind students at Yale’s Office on Disabilities. At age 17, Jared became the youngest licensed nuclear reactor operator in the United States. He will pursue an M.Phil. in Political Theory at Oxford.