Peter Van Valkenburgh's CV

Jobs

COIN CENTER

Washington, DC Director of Research, Sep. 2014 — Present
Drafting and editing policy reports and backgrounders for policymakers. Testifying before Congress. Briefing federal and state regulators in the U.S. and at E.U. Parliament. Developing a network of cryptocurrency-curious thinkers, academics, and experts. coincenter.org

TECHFREEDOM

Washington, DC Google Policy Fellow, May 2013 — Sep. 2014
Drafting and editing policy and litigation briefs for TechFreedom, a non-profit, non-partisan technology think tank launched in 2011. “Our mission is to promote the progress of technology that improves the human condition and expands individual capacity to choose.” techfreedom.org

PROFESSOR GEOFFREY MILLER

New York, New York Research Assistant, May 2012 — May 2014
Proofread and substantively edit six chapters of professor’s forthcoming edition of textbook on banking regulation. Draft research memos on the subjects of injunctive relief and regulatory compliance. Conduct data entry and manipulation using Westlaw, MS Excel, and MS Visual Basic for empirical research on attorney fee awards in class action settlements.

1ST STAGE TYSONS

McLean, Virginia Co-Founder, Technical Director, Jan. 2008 — Sep. 2011
Co-founded the first non-profit theater company and theater arts education center in Fairfax County, Virginia with permanent facility, an annual six-performance season, and classes for children and adults. Developed business plan regarding ticket prices, performance schedules, principal marketing techniques, fund-raising campaigns, community outreach program, and production budgets. Designed publicity materials, website and signage. Performed roles, built sets, wrote incidental music, and/or ran technical elements for thirteen live productions—each running for over a month. Won the John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre for 2010 given by the Washington DC Helen Hayes Awards.

Schools

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

New York, NY J.D., May 2014
Activities: Annual Survey of American Law, Executive Note Editor 2013-14, Staff Editor 2012-13, Note-Writing Program Member 2012-13
Law and Social Entrepreneurship Association: Rising Tide Capital Program

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Fairfax, VA B.S. in Economics, magna cum laude, May 2011
Activities: 1st Stage Tysons, Founder

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS

New York, NY Associates in Dramatic Arts, April 2005
Honors: Admittance into AADA NY Select Professional Acting Company for 2005-06 Season