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Geneva Ruppert

Communications Associate

Geneva Ruppert is the communications associate at the Mackinac Center. Prior to joining the permanent staff, she worked as a research intern in the summer of 2013.

In 2014, Geneva graduated with honors from Smith College, where she studied government and music. In addition to the Mackinac Center, she has interned in the policy office of the Michigan House of Representatives and spent a summer as a Koch Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute under Dr. Christina Hoff Sommers.

A born and raised Michigander, Geneva is happy to be back in her home state.

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