Gage Garretson is a MPP student in the Ford School for Public Policy at the University of Michigan where he is both a FLAS and Ford School Fellow. While there, he is studying international and digital policy as well as Brazilian Portuguese. Gage has studied abroad in Turkey and Germany, where he was a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX-YP) Fellow and interned with both the German Parliament and Humanity in Action Germany. In addition, he has volunteered with humanitarian organizations in several refugee camps in Lesvos, Greece as well as in the United States. Upon graduation from his alma mater, Macalester College, he was selected for a one-year Research and Teaching Fellowship in the Geography department at Dartmouth College. Gage is a Humanity in Action Fellow, Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellow and Minnesota to Berlin Fellow. He served as Humanity in Action’s Project and Engagement Coordinator with Humanity in Action, Inc from 2019 up until he started graduate school in Michigan.
Updated September 2020
More from Gage Garretson
Thank you to our 2020 US Review and Admissions Committees
As every year, Humanity in Action received many applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year. We are so grateful to the dedicated Senior Fellows and friends who volunteered their time and energy in reading and reviewing applications.
How to be an Ally? Videos for Dialogue and Action
Senior Fellows Gage Garretson and Merve Mert created a collaborative video series aimed at opening sustained dialogue and providing practical opportunities for allyship on college campuses.
Thank you to our 2017 US Review and Admissions Committees
Macalester College graduate selected as Humanity in Action Fellow
Fellow Gage Garretson was interviewed by his alma mater, Macalester College, about becoming a Humanity in Action Fellow and his hopes for what the experience will offer.
Thank you to our 2016 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 513 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year, as well as 165 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.