Forum Sponsors and Presenters
Melissa Marschall, Rice University
Melissa serves as both a professor of political science at Rice University and the director of the Kinder Institute’s Center for Local Elections in American Politics (LEAP).
Shelby Joe, General Academic
Shelby is the founder of Piqosity and president of General Academic, an academic consulting, publishing and tutoring company based in the Rice Village.
Civic Duty Rice, Rice University
Civic Duty Rice is a new student organization that strives to engage Rice students and Houston area youth in civic education and community outreach initiatives. We aim to teach young people the importance of civic engagement and to empower them to create change in their communities through increased service activity, political activism and efficacy, and voter participation.