Dasia Moore is a junior at Yale College currently studying abroad at the University of Amsterdam. At Yale, she studies poverty and social policy as an Ethics, Politics & Economics major. Outside of the classroom, she writes poetry and essays that reflect on her heritage in Charleston, South Carolina and Rockingham County, North Carolina.
Michael J. Mishak is an investigative reporter at the Center for Public Integrity. He covered California politics and government for the Los Angeles Times, and his work has appeared in The Washington Post, PoliticoMagazine, and National Journal.