Morgan Harper

Morgan Harper

Formal First Name
1983 - present

Morgan Harper is a consumer protection attorney, community organizer, and candidate to represent all of Ohio in the United States Senate in 2022. In 2020 she campaigned against incumbent Joyce Beatty to represent Ohio's 3rd congressional district, which includes Columbus, in the United States House of Representatives. Most recently, she was Director of Policy & Advocacy at the American Economic Liberties Project, a non-profit fighting to break up corporate monopolies. She also served as a Senior Advisor at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under the Obama Administration protecting consumers against predatory corporations. Morgan is also the Co-founder of Columbus Stand Up!, a grassroots community organization that mobilized volunteers across Central Ohio in response to the pandemic, going door to door delivering 30,000 masks, driving voters to polls during the 2020 election and transporting hundreds of people to their Covid-19 vaccine appointments.

Academic History


  • Morgan was Vice President of Knowledge Management & Strategy at Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

  • She went on to clerk at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

  • She worked as a paralegal at the Federal Trade Commission.