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David Manchester David Manchester
Graduate Research Associate

David Manchester is a Graduate Research Associate at CMJS where he works on socio-demography projects including the American Jewish Population Project and local community studies. He is a dual master’s candidate in Jewish Leadership and Public Policy in the Hornstein Program and Heller School at Brandeis.

Prior to joining the Cohen Center, David lived in Washington, DC and worked for Blackboard, Inc., an educational software company, where he designed quantitative metrics and reports to track department progress and outcomes. He has also served as a Legislative Assistant for Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, where he focused on US foreign policy, energy and the environment, and health care reform.  David received a BA in International Relations from American University in Washington, DC.

Prior to moving to Boston, David was active in the Washington, D.C. Jewish community and serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors of American University Hillel.