As Campaign Associate, Sophie works closely with RPA’s research, advocacy and communications teams to promote and advance key initiatives. These include the Gateway Program to rehabilitate and expand passenger rail service between New York and Newark, legalizing accessory dwelling units to expand access to housing, and assisting with various projects on zoning and affordable housing in Connecticut.

Sophie was born and raised in New Haven and has a strong appreciation for her home town (and its pizza). She has worked as a speechwriting intern for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, a communications intern for Governor Ned Lamont’s gubernatorial campaign, and as a communications fellow at VoteRunLead. She graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in History, and she holds an M.A. in History from University College London and an M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.