Pierre was a Political Science major at Amherst College and the Director of the Amherst College Roosevelt Institute, a student-driven public policy organization that develops and advocates millennial ideas for change. In the past, Pierre has served as lead fellow for the statewide Roosevelt Project: Blueprint for a Millennial Massachusetts, creating a roadmap for a progressive future for the Commonwealth. He has a passion for public service, especially using the tools of government to improve people’s everyday lives. His research revolved around studying policy diffusion dynamics as a means to regulate guns in America’s cities.