Brit Anlar

Research Manager

Brit Anlar is the Research Manager for Future Caucus, the largest nonpartisan organization of young lawmakers in the United States. Future Caucus works with over 1,800 Gen Z and millennial elected leaders in Congress and state legislatures to bridge divides, collaborate on future-oriented policy, and scale a healthy culture of democracy. In her role, she helps forward this mission by collecting data on young lawmakers across the United States, investigating and developing new approaches to combat polarization, and aiding lawmakers in policy development.

As a 2023-2024 recipient of the prestigious American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship, Brit previously served as a Policy and Communications Fellow for the Congressional Democratic Women’s Caucus.

She has published several academic articles and international reports on young adult political representation in the United States and globally, and is the founder of the Youth Political Representation Research Network. From 2019-2023, she served as the Lead Graduate Researcher on the Young Elected Leaders Project at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. She has received several awards for her research on young adult political representation including the William A. Steiger Fund for Legislative Studies (2024), the Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research in Women and Politics, honorable mention (2020), the William Lyon and Meredith Porte Peace Fund (2020), and the Barbara Callaway Award for Research on Women and Politics (2020).

Brit will obtain a PhD in Political Science from Rutgers University’s Women & Politics Program in fall 2024. She holds two Masters degrees, one in Political Science from Rutgers University and one in International Political Economy from Istanbul Bilgi University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Women’s and Gender Studies from Montana State University-Bozeman.

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