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Connor Van Gessel

Connor Van Gessel
Nov 1 2013

Connor is a senior with a concentration in Political Philosophy and Market Theory. With interests ranging from development economics to market-incentive analysis, he enjoys studying issues at both the micro and macro levels. During Summer 2012, Connor won a Stanford in Government Fellowship to travel to Mauritius and intern with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. While there, he worked on projects related to excess liquidity and financial-health surveillance strategies. During Spring 2013, Connor participated in the Bing Stanford in Washington Program, where he interned with the U.S. Department of Justice in its Civil Rights Division. Most recently, Connor worked as a summer analyst for the economic consulting firm Compass Lexecon, engaging in merger analysis and market research. He is currently working on his senior practicum project, which is a market design proposal for the market between online education providers and state school systems. In his free time, Connor loves to longboard, do crossword puzzles with friends, and binge on Netflix movies. After graduating, he hopes to work for a few years before going back to graduate school in law or business.

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