Furman Haynes is the Special Assistant to CityBridge Fellow Jennie Niles, and he supports her STEMCity project.
Furman graduated from Princeton University, where he concentrated in American Politics with a focus in quantitative methods. At Princeton, Furman employed social science techniques to examine the ways in which social group identities explain citizen political behavior. He also worked as a research assistant for Professor Tali Mendelberg, taught financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills to prison inmates, and served on the Undergraduate Committee of the Politics Department.
Furman served as a White House Intern in the National Economic Council in 2016, where he worked on TechHire, an initiative by President Obama to meet employer demand by training low-skill workers.