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Peter Merritt

Bermuda, 2017

Peter Merritt
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  • University: Yale University

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Peter Merritt graduated from Yale University in 2016 with a double major in Political Science and Economics. His senior thesis analyzed the conflicts between religious liberty and LGBTQ anti-discrimination protections in the United States and around the world. In college, Peter was a member of the Law & Religion Group at Yale Law School, wrote for the Journal of Medicine and Law, and ran a community service organization that brought leftover dining hall food to New Haven halfway houses. An avid athlete, Peter also competed for the Yale Varsity Track & Field team, finished two marathons, and spent one summer cycling across the U.S. He is interested in studying the global protection of human rights and will pursue an MPhil in Politics at Oxford.