Harris School of Public Policy
Jesse Orr is a second year Masters in Public Policy student at the Harris School of Public Policy, focusing on state and local policy and administration. Prior to his time at Harris, Jesse spent two years working as a development consultant with the International Innovation Corps in India, working with the state government in Andhra Pradesh to improve implementation of projects under the ambit of Swachh Bharat, and working in Rajasthan with the Department of Education to improve government school financing. Jesse first attended COSAS events as an undergraduate at UChicago when he was a South Asian Languages and Civilization major, and is eagerly awaiting the end of the pandemic and the return of weekly in-person chai in Foster 103. He speaks English, Spanish, and Hindi, and is always looking for chances to practice!