Editor in Chief: Jake Ford
Jake is a second year MPP student from North Apollo, an old mill town in Western Pennsylvania. He attended nearby Allegheny College in Meadville, (home of the zipper, you’re all welcome) where he majored in mathematics. Jake has experience in finance, state policy measurement, and statistical analysis. At McCourt his main interests include economic mobility and education policy. Aside from GPPR, Jake serves as a Baker Innovator with the Baker Center, where he is helping to fight high school truancy by providing internship positions to students in economically disadvantaged areas of Washington, D.C. Outside of Georgetown, Jake is an avid traveler, guitarist, and busy parent (with his girlfriend Zoie) of his one year old cat Otis. You can find him on twitter at @Ford_Explorer.