Jacob Feuerstein

Jacob Feuerstein is a rising senior at Bucknell University, majoring in Political Science and Economics. His academic interests include analyses of economic systems that account for culture, economic, and political processes and intersectional political activism centered on the ideals of social justice. At Bucknell, Jacob works as the Opinions Editor for the student-run newspaper, is an Outdoor Education and Leadership Student Manager, and works with other peers and members of the University administration to educate students about sexual violence and harassment. Coinciding with his academic study, Jacob has worked in local and state politics and managed the campaign for a Pennsylvania State House candidate. In this work, he has interacted with thousands of voters, managed teams of employees, and developed strategies to effectively advocate for a progressive policy vision for rural America. While managing the campaign, he interned for Purple Strategies, a D.C.-based consulting firm where he conducted studies for clients to help them identify and communicate with their constituencies. After college, he aspires to work on Capitol Hill where he can help advocate for progressive policy solutions to some of our biggest challenges to build a more humanistic and compassionate world.