California State University - Fresno
Gavin Baird graduated summa cum laude from California State University, Fresno, where he studied Political Science and Economics. As a research assistant, he is co-authoring reports on tax-increment financing, interwar British politics, and is co-editing a textbook on California politics. Gavin plans to pursue an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science in order to better understand the political implications of mass migration. He became passionate about the process of migrant integration during his time as a high school volleyball player and coach, where many of his players were the children of refugees.