PPER. Volume 1.
Netanel Ben-Porath is currently a graduate student in the Department of Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Also at Hebrew University, he completed an undergraduate degree in philosophy, politics, and economics and, in Amirim, a multi-disciplinary honors program in the humanities. Ben-Porath has served in the Israeli Defense Force as an intelligence analyst and he has worked as a parliamentary advisor.
Zeb Dempsey is currently a M.A. student in the Department of Philosophy at Virginia Tech, where he graduated with a degree in philosophy and PPE. His research interests are primarily within moral psychology, emotion theory, and political philosophy. In 2021, he received the PPE Outstanding Undergraduate Student Prize awarded by the Kellogg Center.
Adam Cooper is a recent graduate from the Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law Program at the University of Virginia (UVA), where he concentrated in democratic theory with a particular focus on elections. During his time at UVA, he co-founded The Decency Project, a digital movement dedicated to reaching young voters in the 2020 presidential election. He now works for Welcome PAC.
Joud Tabaza is an undergraduate student at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, studying economics with a concentration in statistics, business economics, and public policy. Previously, she published work on women’s economic empowerment in the Middle East. She is interested in international development, policy design, and policy implementation.