About Ben Sasse:
Sasse graduated from Harvard University in 1994 with a bachelors degree in government. He also studied at the University of Oxford during the fall of 1992 on a junior year abroad program.
Sasse graduated from St. Johns College in 1998 with a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and from Yale University with a Master of Arts degree (M.A.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), all from the Department of History, in 2004. Sasses dissertation, The Anti-Madalyn Majority: Secular Left, Religious Right, and the Rise of Reagan’s America won the Theron Rockwell Field (best dissertation) and the George Washington Egleston (history) Prizes.
From September 1994 to November 1995, Sasse worked as an associate consultant at the management consulting firm, Boston Consulting Group. For the next year, Sasse served as consultant/executive director for the Christians United For Reformation (CURE). During Sasse’s tenure, CURE merged with the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (ACE), and Sasse became executive director of ACE in Anaheim, California.
From January 2004 to January 2005, Sasse served as chief of staff for the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Policy in Washington, D.C. and as a part-time assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin by commuting to Austin to teach. Sasse left the Department of Justice in 2005 to serve as chief of staff to Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) from January 2005 to July 2005.
Sasse then advised the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Washington, DC, on national security issues from July 2005 to September 2005 as a consultant. Sasse moved to Austin, Texas, to resume his professorship full-time from September 2005 to December 2006.
From December 2006 to December 2007, Sasse served as counselor to the secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, DC, where he advised the Secretary on a broad spectrum of health policy issues, from affordable healthcare access to food safety and security.
In July 2007, Sasse was nominated by President George W. Bush to the post of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate in December 2007 and served until the end of the Bush Administration in January 2009. During his tenure at HHS, Sasse took unpaid leave from the University of Texas.
During 2009, Sasse was advising private equity clients and health care investors and teaching at the University of Texas. In October 2009, Sasse officially joined the University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs Center for Politics and Governance as a fellow, before being appointed president of Midland University.
Yet ANOTHER RINO/GOP-e “Ivy League””Educated BUSH Luving PRICK! And the STUPID Nebraskans Fell for and Voted this POS in!