Writer, Truman National Security Fellow, Policy and Communications Consultant, former Senior Congressional Staffer
Justin Talbot-Zorn has served as Legislative Director to three Members of Congress, as founder of a successful grassroots humanitarian nonprofit, and as an op-ed contributor to publications including The Washington Post, Time, Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and CNN.com. Justin most recently served as Legislative Director to Congressman John Conyers of Michigan, the former Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and longest-serving current Member of Congress. A former Fulbright Scholar and current Truman National Security Fellow, Justin is co-founder of an award-winning university scholarship program for Sudanese refugees. He has served as an writing instructor and a mindfulness meditation teacher in the US House of Representatives and has lectured widely on reforming Congress for the 21st Century. Justin holds graduates degrees in public policy and international relations from Oxford University and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.