Nate O'Connor

About Nate O'Connor

Nate O’Connor is a native Hoosier from Indianapolis. He graduated from Indiana University in 2013, and double majored in Italian and political science. While at IU, Nate was highly active in the university’s Young Americans for Liberty chapter, which has worked with FIRE for several years to dismantle the university’s oppressive speech codes. After finishing his senior year while studying abroad at the University of Bologna in Italy, Nate interned at YAL’s national office in Washington D.C. He then moved on to serve as a legislative intern at the Indiana State House for the spring 2014 legislative session before coming to FIRE. In his free time Nate enjoys traveling, listening to wide varieties of podcasts, and being an amateur astronomer.


  • Now Hiring: Executive Assistant to the President, September 6, 2016

  • FIRE is Hiring an Executive Assistant to the President!, February 4, 2016

  • Tune in Monday to see FIRE President and CEO Greg Lukianoff at the National Constitution Center!, April 10, 2015

  • FIRE’s New ‘Guide to Due Process and Campus Justice’ Happy Hour in D.C.!, March 4, 2015

  • Intelligence Squared Debate Tonight!, February 24, 2015

  • FIRE President Greg Lukianoff in Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates Next Week!, February 17, 2015

  • Panel Tomorrow: ‘Freedom of Speech or the Tyranny of Silence?’, January 20, 2015

  • FIRE President Greg Lukianoff on FOX Business’s ‘The Independents’ Tonight, October 7, 2014

  • Catch FIRE President Greg Lukianoff in D.C., Chapel Hill, and Berkeley Next Week, September 19, 2014

  • ‘Freedom From Speech’ on the Radio Waves!, September 18, 2014