Mikael Morelión

Mikael Morelión

Research Associate

Mikael began working at Mt. Auburn Associates in July 2022. His current projects include work on both the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Building Healthier, More Equitable Communities initiative and Invest Health initiative and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas AdvanceTogether initiative. He also assists on workforce development projects, including the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies/Institute for Museum and Library Services' Measures that Matter initiative. His responsibilities include administering surveys and analyzing survey data, leading and participating in interviews, and conducting research to support the firm's projects.

Mikael is an experienced political organizer and researcher with an extensive background in collaborating with communities to work towards greater education access, protections for reproductive rights, improved conditions for immigrants' rights, and expanded voting rights. During his undergraduate career, Mikael was part of the inaugural cohort of the Swearer Center's Bonner Community Fellows program. Through the fellowship, Mikael worked for four years with Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) in its education and public policy programs. In addition to his work with PPSNE, Mikael interned with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Prior to joining Mt. Auburn Associates, Mikael was a Research and Program Associate with New York University School of Law's Brennan Center for Justice in its voting rights and elections program. He also worked as an English teaching assistant in Madrid, Spain.

Mikael graduated from Brown University in 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in American Politics and Engaged Scholarship. He is interested in program evaluation, collective impact, and 80's pop music.