Taylor Beck '17 is a Political Science major and History minor from Newtown, Pennsylvania. During the summer of 2015, Taylor interned at The Daily Caller as a journalist. She produced numerous bylines on subjects ranging from politics to sports.
During the summer of 2016, she attended the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s Geoint Symposium as the assistant to CEO Keith Masback ’87. Throughout the summer she also served as a curatorial intern for the Mercer Museum where she did extensive research for an exhibit that will go on display in 2018.
This January Taylor had the opportunity to attend the 2017 National Conference on Ethics in America at the United States Military Academy.
At Gettysburg, Taylor has been a part of a research team in the Political Science department studying the staffing structure of the Obama administration. She also works as a peer learning associate for the history department. Taylor serves as the vice president of the Gettysburg College student senate and the secretary of the Class of 2017.
Taylor originally became involved with the Eisenhower Institute in the spring of 2015 when she participated in the Inside Politics program with Kasey Pipes. In her junior year she also participated in the Strategy and Leadership in Transformational Times program with Susan Eisenhower where she traveled to Normandy, France to study D-Day. She is also a member of the Institute’s Campus Communications Team.
Taylor plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career relating to national security.