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Peter
Deegan

Concentration 

Spring '20, Sociology / Economics

Award Year 

2020
Council of Economic Advisers

Peter Deegan is a junior at Brown concentrating in sociology and economics. At Brown, he is a research assistant at the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy focusing on applied education policy. Previously, Peter interned for Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA), Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA). This past winter break, Peter interned at the NYC Department of Education, where he evaluated the efficacy of educational initiatives and applied for grants. On campus, Peter serves on the Undergraduate Finance Board. He has also served on the executive boards of Brown College Democrats, Brown Pre-Law Society, and College Democrats of Rhode Island. Peter’s most meaningful experiences at Brown have been as a BRYTE tutor, a HOPE outreach worker, and a BruNotes music instructor. In his free time, Peter enjoys debating politics in non-credit Watson Institute courses and PPE society pizza dinners