Hannah Mead is a former assistant editor for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, having worked there from July 2009 through August 2011. Before this, she worked twice as a summer intern for the Center's communications department.
Mead holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Hillsdale College, having graduated summa cum laude with departmental honors. In her senior year, she received the economics department's Adam Smith Award for academic achievement, and she was selected to present a paper on constitutional political economy at the 2009 conference of the Association of Private Enterprise Education in Guatemala City.
Mead is from the state of Washington.