Madeline Buitendorp

Director of Communications
Junior Political Science Major and Education Minor, Davidson College

Madeline is the Director of Communications for the College Crisis Initiative at Davidson College. She is majoring in Political Science and is building an unofficial concentration in Policy Studies and Educational Studies. She plans to work in the political sphere in Washington, D.C. upon graduation. Since joining the C2i team, Madeline co-authored the paper “Tracking Campus Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic” with fellow C2i colleagues and currently manages C2i’s communication team. Her team crafts and shares C2i’s message to find innovative ways to highlight the work of the intuitive. When not working, studying, or being interviewed for the news, Madeline is the President of Davidson College Democrats, the Vice-President of Davidson College’s Center for Political Engagement, and as an intern for the nonpartisan nonprofit organization “Rock the Vote”. Additionally, she frequently volunteers at Davidson’s Office of Admissions, Lula Bell’s Resource Center, and Precinct 206 Democrats. She is a Fellow with the Deliberative Citizenship Initiative and has been selected as one of two William Holt Terry Fellows for the Class of 2022. According to Madeline, she enjoys running half marathons almost as much as she enjoys running C2i’s communication team.