Raya Koreh is a Research and Program Associate in the Brennan Center’s Liberty & National Security Program. Prior to joining the Brennan Center in July 2018, Raya interned at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C., and worked as a research assistant at Harvard, conducting archival work on the civil rights movement's leadership and analyzing Brexit as a predictor of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Raya graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College in May 2018 with an undergraduate degree in history. While at Harvard, she served as Chair of the Harvard Political Union at the Institute of Politics. Her senior thesis, which earned highest honors and the Hoopes Prize for undergraduate research, explored the role of memory culture in U.S.-Israeli relations and American Jewish politics in the 1960s and 1970s.
Raya will attend Harvard Law School starting in Fall 2020.