Applied Politics

Daniel is a second-year Political Science and Economics major with a concentration in Consulting and a Statistics minor from Milton, Georgia. He became interested in politics while following the 2008 election with his parents and continued to pursue largely self-study of the field leading up to college. Daniel is involved in the UGA Economics Society and writes for the Georgia Political Review.  He hopes to conduct undergraduate research in the coming semesters and has conducted small-scale research on young voter turnout and its impact on presidential elections, as well as the economic impact of raising the federal minimum wage, in the course of some of his Political Science classes.  Daniel is considering his options with both graduate and law school. He is particularly interested in political economy, electoral behavior, and policy-making in the fields of energy and economics. After college, Daniel hopes to either pursue a career in economic or political consulting, or policy-making at the state or national level.