Matt Connell worked as an intern with the Charlotte Lozier Institute in the summer of 2017. He is currently studying marketing and constitutional studies at the University of Notre Dame. On campus, he is involved with Notre Dame Right to Life as Vice President of Communications and serves as a staff writer for the Irish Rover, a campus newspaper dedicated to preserving the Catholic identity of the university. Additionally, he is a Sorin Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. He was born and raised in Lenexa, Kansas.