Sam BortonSam Borton is a sophomore at Southern Methodist University working toward a B.S. in Economics and Markets & Culture with a minor in statistical science. He is also Student Facilitator for the Emerging Leaders program, member of Beta Upsilon Chi fraternity, member of Reformed University Fellowship, and the former Vice President of Boaz Residential Commons Council.

Sam has been recognized as a Provost Scholar. After completing his undergraduate studies at SMU, he hopes to find a career where he can utilize economic models and data analysis to alleviate poverty. In his free time Sam enjoys playing sand volleyball, running, and watching sports.

At the Hunt Institute, Sam is an undergraduate Research Analyst lending his skills in research to several interdisciplinary projects.