Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
MPA
Michael Alter

Michael C. F. Alter

Michael C. F. Alter

MPA

Biography

Michael Alter most recently worked as a district representative for Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) in her White Plains, New York office, where he served as a caseworker and community liaison for issues involving veterans, consumer protection, and community projects, amongst others. He received his bachelor's degree in government, economics, and history from Cornell University, where he graduated summa cum laude.  Upon earning his MPA, Michael seeks to utilize his skills in the state of New York to improve the lives of fellow New Yorkers by advocating for electoral, prison, and education reform.