Abby Greer ’20 from Kenosha, Wisconsin is a Political Science and International Affairs double major with a minor in French.
She is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and is a recipient of Abraham Lincoln Scholarship, the highest scholarship awarded to students.
Abby’s first exposure to working in government and politics was during an externship in former Congressman Garrett’s office (NJ-05) working on constituent correspondence. During the summer of 2017, Abby interned with Speaker Paul Ryan in her home congressional district (WI-01) where she gained invaluable knowledge of grassroots politics and the constituent service aspect of a congressional office. Abby spent the summer of 2018 in Washington, D.C. interning for the Republican National Committee where she worked in the Data Department on projects leading up to the 2018 midterm elections. Through this internship, she gained experience in data collection and analysis, especially regarding campaigns and elections. She also met with the heads of each department at the RNC in order to better understand the mission and goals of the organization.
On campus, Abby is a member and on the executive board of Smart Woman Securities, a group focused on the financial education of undergraduate women across the country, as well as a member of College Republicans. To develop her leadership skills, she participated Garthwait Leadership Center during her first year at Gettysburg. Abby serves as a campus tour guide and ambassador.
Abby first became involved in the Eisenhower Institute in her first year as a participant in the Inside Politics program. Through this experience, she completed a research project on former FBI director James Comey and his decision-making strategy.
After graduation, Abby hopes to attend law school and ultimately pursue a career in politics.