Christopher Haugh graduated highest honors from UC-Berkeley in 2012 with a B.A. in history. His senior thesis focused on rapprochement negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba in the 1960s. While at Berkeley, Chris served as a senior writer at The Daily Californian and as a senior editor on the Berkeley Political Review. Afterwards, he completed post-graduate studies at Oxford before serving as the speechwriting intern at the White House in 2013. He then joined the U.S. Department of State’s Policy Planning Staff where he served as a speechwriter to Secretary John F. Kerry. At Yale Law School, Chris is a Yale Journalism Scholar, an Information Society Project student fellow, a Detroit Policy Fellow, and a graduate affiliate at John Edwards College. He spent his first summer writing about criminal justice for The Atlantic.