Haley Hudler

About Haley Hudler

Haley Hudler graduated cum laude from Denison University in 2013 with a B.A. in political science and a minor in English. While at Denison, Haley worked as a teaching assistant for the Constitutional Law class and served as the captain of the Moot Court team. Following graduation, Haley worked first as a Constituent Relations Representative in the Capitol Hill office of Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN). She then transitioned to the role of Education Research Assistant on Senator Alexander’s staff for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, where she focused on both K–12 and higher education policy. Haley attributes her passion for freedom of expression to her journalist parents and grandparents, as well as her experience interning with the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center. A proud southerner, having lived in Florida, Georgia, and Nashville, Tennessee, Haley now lives in Arlington, Virginia and works out of FIRE’s Washington, D.C. office. In her spare time, Haley enjoys hiking, traveling, visiting D.C.’s countless museums, and listening to NPR.


  • Conor Friedersdorf in ‘The Atlantic’: College Cannot Be a Home or ‘Safe Space’, September 26, 2016

  • FIRE’s Depressing Commencement Speaker Prediction May Be Coming True: University of South Carolina Announces New President-Only Policy, August 15, 2016

  • You’re Invited: Advance Screening of ‘Can We Take a Joke?’ at the National Constitution Center!, March 30, 2016

  • Rescheduled: FIRE-GMU Law Reception with Mary Beth Tinker, February 19, 2016

  • You’re Invited: FIRE-GMU Law Reception with Mary Beth Tinker!, February 10, 2016

  • New Survey Reveals Americans’ Attitudes on Campus Free Speech, January 6, 2016

  • FIRE’s Lukianoff on Being ‘On the Front Lines of the Fight for Free Speech at Yale’, November 11, 2015

  • Yale Students Demand Resignations from Faculty Members Over Halloween Email, November 6, 2015

  • New Survey Exposes Threats to Free Speech on Campus, October 28, 2015

  • Praise for ‘The Coddling of the American Mind’, August 27, 2015