Claire is a PhD student in the Department of Politics at Princeton University in the fields of quantitative methods, American politics, and social networks and psychology. She studies ways of engaging and motivating young adults to participate in politics, particularly through civic education. Before Princeton, Claire was a social studies teacher for middle school students in Yangon, Myanmar and worked as a senior analyst in economic consulting at Cornerstone Research in NYC.

Claire received a BA cum laude from Carleton College in Economics and Political Science. In her free time, Claire enjoys taking care of her large plant family, traveling anywhere and everywhere, tackling DIY projects, and finding exciting ways to be physically active.