Kyle Upchurch

Kyle is a nonprofit professional with substantial experience in democracy and research. Before joining CEIR, Kyle worked at the intersection of higher education and democratic participation, managing research projects and conducting campus outreach for a nationwide study on college student voter turnout. He also has experience working in international development nonprofits and served as a Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps member in Des Moines from 2013-2014. Kyle earned his master’s in law and diplomacy, with a focus on political systems and human security, at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. His bachelor’s is in political science, Spanish, and international studies from Iowa State University.