Pierce Babirak

About Pierce Babirak

Pierce Babirak, a proud native of Maine, holds a Bachelors of Arts in History and Political Science from Grove City College and a Masters of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. During his undergraduate studies, Pierce served as the president of his class for the Student Government Association and actively participated and competed in the theater arts as a director and actor. Prior to joining FIRE, Pierce interned for the president of The Heritage Foundation and completed the Teach For America program, teaching 7th and 8th grade mathematics in the School District of Philadelphia. Pierce’s passion for the essential role free speech plays in education and social discourse is what led him to FIRE.


  • FIRE Free Speech Event at National Constitution Center: Announcing the Panelists!, February 20, 2014

  • Join Us for a Free Speech Panel with FIRE at the National Constitution Center, February 7, 2014

  • Greg on ‘The Dennis Prager Show’ This Afternoon!, January 30, 2014

  • 2013 Demonstrates FIRE’s Work Is More Critical Than Ever, December 23, 2013

  • Hey, Los Angeles! Hang Out With FIRE Next Tuesday!, November 12, 2013

  • Happy Fall From FIRE!, October 17, 2013

  • FIRE President Interviewed by TheBestSchools.org, September 10, 2013

  • FIRE’s 2012 Annual Report and IRS Form 990 Now Available Online, July 2, 2013

  • FIRE Announces New, Easy Giving Strategy: Just Use Your Credit Card!, July 1, 2013

  • FIRE President on ‘HuffPost LIVE’ to Discuss New Harassment Definition, May 13, 2013