Emanuel “Manny” McMiller Emanuel graduated from Williams with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with concentrations in Maritime Studies, Justice and Law Studies, and Africana Studies. While at Williams, he also played rugby, sang in the Williams Gospel Choir, was a member of the Law Society’s legal advocacy teams, and both wrote and edited for the Williams College Law Journal. Prior to attending Williams, Emanuel graduated from The Center for Pre-Law at Palm Beach Lakes Community High School in West Palm Beach, Florida. Throughout high school and college, he interned with several law firms and legal services organizations and met with Supreme Court Justices on the U.S. & Florida Supreme Courts. Emanuel is currently a J.D. candidate at the Notre Dame Law School.


Dan Zhao graduated from Williams in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics. Prior to attending Williams, Dan graduated from Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan in New York City. Throughout high school and college, Dan was involved with political activism, tenant advocacy, administrative management and planning, work with law firms, work as a translator, and legislative and policy development. He has won creative-non fiction writing prizes on the national and state levels and loves to write. He attended various model congresses and Boys’ State and has met with President Obama and White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod to discuss educational reform and reforms for long-term economic growth. Dan currently works at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.