Andrea Levien is a Research Associate focused on presidential elections and the Electoral College reform. Andrea graduated from Yale in 2012 with a B.A. in political science. Her senior thesis reviewed scholarship on the effects of the Electoral College on minority voting power. At Yale, she worked with the Yale College Democrats' elections and lobbying committees, registering voters and lobbying in Hartford for the repeal of the death penalty and the passage of the Connecticut DREAM Act. She spent five semesters with the Roosevelt Institute, a student think tank, performing research on the economic effects of local programs such as the Elm City ID Card and the New Haven Promise Program, and ultimately becoming co-head of the Center for Economic Development in 2011. During her summers, she interned at Human Rights First, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and the Hotline for Migrant Workers in Tel Aviv.