Applied Politics

Matthew Couper is a fourth-year student studying Journalism and Political Science, as well as a minor in Public Policy and Management. Matthew has interests in childhood literacy advocacy, as well as grassroots coordination and strategic efforts. During his time at UGA, Matthew worked at The Red & Black as a sports reporter, as well as the Design Editor. In the 2018 midterm election, Matthew worked as an intern, and ultimately the Athens/Oconee Region Field Director, for the Kemp for Governor Campaign. He is also a member of the Student Alumni Council. He hopes to get back in the campaign process in 2020 and ultimately enter the nonprofit sector.