Ellen Lempres is a M.A. student in the political science department at Columbia. She is interested in American politics, specifically American political development, women in politics, and religion in politics.
Ms. Lempres graduated magna cum laude from Claremont McKenna College in 2018 with department honors in philosophy, politics, and economics. During her time at Claremont McKenna, she was an undergraduate research assistant, and eventual associate student manager, at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government.
Since graduating from college, she has worked at an immigration law firm and at a political consulting firm. She has also done political science research at the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University.