American University's School of Public Affairs Graduate Journal
Author: Courtney Rice
Courtney is a second year Masters in Public Administration student at American University with a concentration in state and local management and campaign management. Before moving to D.C., she worked at a Broadway advertising agency where she fulfilled her unending appetite for theatre of all kinds. Courtney is the Press Assistant at Priorities USA Action, and has previously worked at EMILY's List, Third Way, the DCCC, and Organizing for America. She hopes to pursue a career in communications and wants nothing more than to be the perfect combination of CJ Cregg and Leslie Knope. Courtney is a native Ohioan and a graduate of Allegheny College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude in History with a double minor in political science and theatre.