Maddie Buitendorp

Data and Policy Analyst

Madeline is a Data and Policy Analyst currently working as the liaison between the Project Pronto Team and the Research Team for the College Crisis Initiative at Davidson College. She is from Grand Rapids, Michigan and is majoring in Political Science with intended minors in Hispanic Studies and Educational Studies at Davidson College. Additionally, she is building an unofficial concentration in policy studies. Beyond her academic pursuits, Madeline has worked for the last year as Research Assistant for the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs under Dr. Christopher Marsicano. Along with other members of the College Crisis Initiative, Madeline has co-authored the paper “Tracking Campus Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic.” She is the current President of Davidson College Democrats and the Vice-President of Davidson College’s Center for Political Engagement. She frequently volunteers at Davidson’s Office of Admissions, Lula Bell’s Resource Center, and Precinct 206 Democrats. She is a William Holt Terry Fellow for the Class of 2022. Madeline is interning with Rock the Vote in Washington, D.C. this summer. Madeline enjoys running half marathons. She is engaged in West Michigan politics, and hopes to work in a political or policy role in Washington, D.C. upon graduation.