Elise Thompson

Executive Board

Michigan State University


Bio: Elise is senior at Michigan State University, where she will be graduating in 2014 with a degree in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from James Madison College. She became involved in the liberty movement at MSU her freshman year, interned at the Institute for Humane Studies this past summer, and will be interning with the Foundation for Economic Education this upcoming school year. Her interests include sentimentalist thought, bioethics, adventurous cooking, and craft beers.

Favorite figures in liberty: Adam Smith, David Hume, Alexis de Tocqueville, Ayn Rand

On Students For Liberty: “Students For Liberty has affected my life profoundly — from my professional and philosophical development to bringing me the best friends I could have wished for. I’m so proud and excited to be part of an organization able to change the world one person at a time.”