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.