Jacob Fortinsky

Jacob Fortinsky

Jacob Fortinsky is a junior studying Social Studies, focusing on theories of crime, punishment, and violence. He is particularly interested in the relationship between the law and morality, the role of free will in the legal system, and the brutality of capital punishment. Outside of the classroom, Jacob is involved in the Institute of Politics, Harvard Rugby, Harvard Hillel, the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign, and the Harvard Crimson, where he serves an Executive Editor on the Editorial Board. He is also passionate about Israel-Palestine peace activism and co-founded the Coalition at Harvard for Israel-Palestine (CHIP). 

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