Micah Spangler is the Better World Campaign’s Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs.
In his role, Micah helps manage BWC’s legislative agenda, advocacy work, and public communications across a broad array of critical international affairs issues, including UN peacekeeping, refugee assistance, nuclear nonproliferation, sustainable development, and global human rights.
Micah joined BWC in 2013 after serving as a Field Director on Gov. Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. During the course of the campaign, Micah built relationships with grassroots organizations and partnered with party and state officials to synchronize voter outreach operations in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Florida. Prior to Romney for President, Micah worked for a DC-based non-profit management firm for four years, specializing in direct lobbying, grassroots advocacy, and constituency-building.
Micah graduated magna cum laude from Johns Hopkins University with an M.A. in government, received an honors B.A. in political science and philosophy from Roosevelt University, and studied Mandarin Chinese at National Taiwan University. Micah’s writing has appeared in CNN, The Daily Beast, VICE, Maxim, The Week, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, among others.