Matthew Feldstein ’21, from East Windsor, New Jersey, is a Political Science and Public Policy dual major. He is a recipient of the Abraham Lincoln Scholarship, Gettysburg’s highest merit scholarship. On campus, Matt is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honors Society, and is a founding member of the Gettysburg College Public Policy Council. Matt serves as a teaching assistant in the Political Science Department and serves as one of Gettysburg’s Honor Commission Co-Chairs. He has also received the Garthwait Leadership Center’s Leadership Certificate.
Matt spent the summer of 2019 as a congressional intern for Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman in her district office of Ewing, NJ, where he served as a constituent service and outreach representative. Prior to attending Gettysburg College, Matt was a student activist who worked with his A.P. Government and Politics class to draft, revise, and lobby Bill S.3193, the “Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collection Act of 2018” which would be signed into law on January 8, 2019.
After graduation, Matthew plans to attend graduate school, studying political science and public policy.