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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.