Conner Huey

Conner Huey is a rising senior at Harvard University studying Government and History with a secondary in European History, Politics, and Societies. Born and raised in a rural working-class Navy town in the Pacific Northwest, Conner is committed to leveraging his liberal arts and sciences education in pursuit of a public service career at the forefront of evidence-based welfare policymaking to strengthen democratic citizenship in the United States. Conner has conducted research on the American welfare state and has served as a research assistant with the Democratic Knowledge Project at Harvard University. Outside Harvard, Conner currently serves as a Co-Chair for the America 250 Congressional Commission Young Leaders Advisory Council and as an International Ambassador for the Boy Scouts of America. A cadet in the Army ROTC, Conner has interned for all three federal branches of government as a White House Intern with the Council on Environmental Quality, a U.S. House of Representatives intern with his U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06), and most recently as an intern for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Additionally, Conner is active in Democratic Party politics, having served as the Campaign Manager for his State Senator since 2020 and led the Young Democrats of America International Affairs Committee from 2021 to 2023. After graduation, Conner plans to earn a graduate degree in social policy before pursuing a career in public service through elected office in Washington State and as an officer in the United States Army Reserves.