Center for the Constitution

Bradley Fellows Program

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The Bradley Fellows Program of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution awards several fellowships to GULC students with an interest in originalism and the Constitution. The Bradley Fellows for 2017-18 are:

Claire Cahill (L'19) serves as senior online editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. She graduated summa cum laude from Patrick Henry College with a B.A. in Government. She is also a Research & Writing Law Fellow and a member of the Barrister's Council Moot Court team. 


Kier Elmonairy (L'19) serves as an officer in the United States Army. He was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for his service in Afghanistan. He earned a B.S. in International Relations from the United States Military Academy at West Point. 

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Noah McCullough (L'20) works as a policy assistant for the Senate Majority Whip. He also serves as a delegate for the Student Bar Association. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Texas Tech University where he was a President's Scholar.

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Thea McDonald (L'20) works as Press Secretary for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Public Relations from Texas Tech University.

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Darina Merriam (L'19) is a member of the Federalist Society and the Women's Legal Alliance at GULC. She graduated summa cum laude from New York University (Abu Dhabi).

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Caleb Redmond (L'19) is editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy. He is also a Public Interest Fellow and a member of the Barrister's Council Appellate Advocacy Division. He graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy. 

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Requirements and Application Procedure

In return for a stipend of $5000, Bradley Fellows are required to:

  • Attend the entire Originalism Boot Camp;

  • Attend the annual Salmon Chase Distinguished Lecture at the Supreme Court, and observe the annual Faculty Colloquium the next day;

  • Attend the programs of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution during the following school year;

  • Write a report at the end of their year-long fellowship describing how they used what they learned during their Fellowship in their legal education and how their experience as a Bradley Fellow is likely to influence their future careers.

Additional information about the requirements will be contained in the fellowship agreement to be signed by successful applicants. 

The Bradley Fellows Program is made possible by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. For more information on the program, see here. The current application season is closed. Please check our website in late fall for application season updates. 

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