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Miranda Popkey


Miranda Popkey


Rappaport Center at Boston College Law School


Rappaport Law and Public Policy Fellow



Rappaport Public Policy Fellows spend 10 weeks each summer serving within the highest levels of state and municipal governments in the Greater Boston Area. The program includes students from graduate and professional programs at local universities.

Law School
Northeastern University School of Law

Graduate School
Washington University in St. Louis

Undergraduate School
Yale University

Committee for Public Counsel Services

Miranda Popkey is a rising 2L at Northeastern University School of Law. She graduated in 2009 from Yale University with a B.A. in Humanities, cum laude, and from Washington University in St. Louis in 2018 with an M.F.A. in Writing. She has worked as a book editor, undergraduate creative writing instructor, and as a fieldworker at Mass. Audubon’s Drumlin Farm. At Action for Boston Community Development, she served as Director of the Generations Advancing Together Through Education (GATE) Program, connecting income-eligible Boston-area parents to fully-funded job training opportunities. Popkey is passionate about strengthening and expanding the social safety net, including through Universal Basic Income (UBI) initiatives, and believes in funding community-led initiatives that offer alternatives to incarceration. This summer, Popkey is interning in the General Counsel’s Office at the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS).