Alyssa N. Batchelor is the Political Market Research Director at The Mellman Group. As such, she manages and oversees the fielding of our research projects and maintains positive working relationships with outside vendors and suppliers.
Prior to joining The Mellman Group, she worked at NCC Media as a Political Media Coordinator where she was responsible for coordinating with campaigns and scheduling political advertisements across the country. Most of her work primarily centered in Illinois, New York, and her home state of Pennsylvania.
Her interest in politics began at a young age and continued to grow throughout grade school. She worked on several campaigns in high school and college and most of her extracurricular activities have focused on increasing political engagement among youth.
Alyssa grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and moved to the Washington D.C. area in 2011 to pursue her passion in politics. She now holds two degrees in Political Science from Marymount University (BA) and Southern New Hampshire University (MS), respectively. Her undergraduate thesis, titled “Challenging the Real Plan: An Examination of Human Rights and Socioeconomic Marginalization in Brazil” was published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Advocacy, Research, and Education in 2015.