Arthur Shemitz

MPA, Domestic Policy
School of Public and International Affairs
Class of 2023

Arthur, who can never be found too far from the nearest cat, grew up in Santa Cruz, California, and received his Bachelor of Arts in gender studies from Whitman College. He began his career promoting zero-emission vehicle market development in the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. His career has since been driven by a passion for retirement policy, and he spent the summer finishing his work as a legislative analyst at the California State Teachers’ Retirement System. Arthur’s proudest accomplishments include being featured by J.Crew for his personal style, submitting a correction accepted by the New York Times and creating the Buzzfeed quiz “Which California State Agency Are You?" At Princeton, he looks forward to growing as a public servant and building his quantitative policy analysis toolkit.

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