Miles E. Taylor, House 2005
Miles Taylor is a professional staff member on the Committee on Homeland Security in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he helps lead key oversight efforts and investigations on national and homeland security issues. Miles worked previously on the House Appropriations Committee, participating in historic efforts to cut federal spending and helping to oversee billions of dollars in federal programs. Before that, he served as the youngest presidential appointee in the George W. Bush Administration and has focused on national security and foreign policy at the White House, Pentagon, Department of Homeland Security, and several think tanks. Miles is currently a Truman Governance Fellow and Foreign Policy Initiative “Future Leader.” He is producing a television documentary on the history of Page messengers on Capitol Hill and serves as co-founder of the Washington Leadership Academy, a proposed four-year high school which aims to open in D.C. in 2016. Miles also has helped drive the expansion of start-up companies in D.C. and Silicon Valley.
He received his M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University as a Marshall Scholar and his B.A. in International Security Studies from Indiana University as a Harry S. Truman Scholar and Herman B. Wells Scholar.