David Manchester is a Research Analyst at the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies where he works on the meta-analysis project. David received a BA in International Relations from American University in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Cohen Center, David lived in Washington, D.C. where he 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.
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.