Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
MPA

Hugh O'Connor

Hugh O'Connor

MPA

Hugh O’Connor recently earned his bachelor’s degree in history with honors from Brown University. Following a research award under Professor Seth Rockman, his honors thesis, “Money as Politics: The Boston Small Bill Crisis of 1804/5”, explored fiscal and monetary policy in Early America. His interests are varied and include using history, governmental policy, and technology to further financial accessibility. Hugh is proficient in Spanish and works as a sports photographer. He is from Riverside, Connecticut.