EPC TOPIC: Charter Schools
Eric Coykendall joined the Barney Charter School Initiative (BCSI) of Hillsdale College in March 2015 as an associate director. In his capacity with BCSI he advises new charters through the process of obtaining a charter and establishing a school in affiliation with BCSI. He graduated from Hillsdale College with a B.A. in Politics in 2010, and received an M.A. in American Politics and Political Philosophy from the Claremont Graduate University in 2013. He previously served as the Director of Fellowships for the Claremont Institute, where he oversaw curriculum and management for fellowship program courses in American politics and political thought. Alongside his professional responsibilities, he is working on a dissertation that examines Supreme Court jurisprudence on the subject of religious liberty.