Bio: Matthew La Corte is an undergraduate student at Hofstra University in New York where he is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Economics. He was first exposed to the ideas of libertarianism at an SFL conference as a high-school student in 2010. As a freshman at Hofstra, Matthew became President and Founder of the Hofstra Libertarians. As a Campus Coordinator for SFL during his sophomore year, Matthew used his passion for the ideas of liberty to help create a wide network of pro-liberty student groups in the New York City area. In his junior year, he sat on SFLs North American Executive Board in the role of Northeast Regional Director. Now in his senior year, Matthew is Co-Chair of the SFLs North American Executive Board and excited to be working with more students than ever before as SFL grows to amazing new heights.
Favorite figures in liberty: Adam Smith, Frédéric Bastiat, Frederick Douglass, the Grimke sisters, Ludwig von Mises, Hans and Sophie Scholl, Bruno Leoni, FA Hayek, Milton Friedman, and James Buchanan
On Students For Liberty: “SFL is literally changing our world. I am honored to be working with such a dynamic and brilliant group of students in the fight for human freedom. SFL is empowering students all over the globe to learn and spread the ideas of liberty effectively and I could not be happier to be playing a part.”