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Connor Rothschild

99 Sunset Blvd, Houston, TX 77005 |  (417) 569-8406 | clr6@rice.edu | www.connorrothschild.com 


 
EDUCATION 
Rice University​, Houston, TX 
Bachelor of Arts in Social Policy Analysis and Sociology Expected May 2021 
Minor: Business | GPA: 3.709/4.000  
 
EXPERIENCE 
Research Assistant August 2017 - Present 
Office of Mark Jones, Rice University  
● Assisted Professor Mark Jones for his Texas Legislative History Project  
● Using Excel, harvested historical information and inferred trends over time among members of the Texas 
Legislature 
● Coded 2 years worth of roll call votes into Excel, categorizing and sorting votes with great attention to 
detail 
 
Intern  June 2015 - July 2015  
Office of U.S. Congressman David Jolly, Washington D.C.   
● Drafted relevant policy letters for voters in FL-District 13  
● Interacted closely with constituents, leading tours of U.S. Capitol and categorizing constituent concerns 
communicated via phone calls 
● Represented Congressman at various fundraising events 
 
RELEVANT AWARDS 
First Place, Baker Institute's Undergraduate Public Policy Competition April 2018 
● Award given in recognition of a 6000-word research paper and 20-minute presentation proposing a new 
approach to Haitian food assistance 
● Judged by Dr. Luis Duno-Gottberg, Dr. Francisco J. Monaldi, H. Richard Sindelar, & Oscar Arredondo 
 
First Place, Houston-Centered Policy Design Competition February 2018  
● Proposed an innovative multi-home buyout system for the Meyerland community in the wake of 
Hurricane Harvey 
● First place; judged by Houston Mayor Pro Tem Ellen Cohen; former president of the Jewish Federation of 
Greater Houston, Lee Wunsch; City Council at-large 2 representative, David Robinson; director of Rice’s 
Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Bill Fulton; and “flood czar” Stephen Costello 
 
International Extemporaneous Speaking National Champion  June 2017  
● National Champion in International Extemporaneous Speaking 
● Hosted by the National Speech and Debate Association 
● Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and EF Hutton 
 
SKILLS 
Expertise in Microsoft Excel | Expertise in Microsoft Word | Proficiency in R