Robert “Chase” Armstrong ’14
Alumni Association Board of Directors





Current Profession:

  • Assistant Grants and Contracts Officer at Harvard University, January 2019 – Present

“I work in the Office for Sponsored Programs at Harvard University. I draft and negotiate agreements for sponsored research with state and federal governments, non-profit foundations, businesses, other universities and various institutions. I work to ensure the agreements Harvard enters into comply with government, university and sponsor regulations. Fundamentally, my team prepares contracts and agreements to facilitate the work of Harvard’s faculty, staff, and students to conduct academic research.”

Professional background:

  • Legal Fellow, Tufts Medical Center, Office of the General Counsel, 2018
  • Student Prosecutor, Chelsea District Attorney’s Office, 2016
  • Legal Intern, Massachusetts Department of Correction, Office of General Counsel, 2016
  • Clerk to Administrative Magistrates, Massachusetts Division of Administrative Law Appeals, 2016
  • Law Clerk to Judge Robert Murphy, Springfield District Court, 2015
  • Litigation Assistant, Cetrulo LLP, 2014

Previous Board experience:

  • Student representative on the Presidential Search Committee, 2013-2014

Academic background:

  • B.A., History, 2014
  • Juris Doctorate from New England Law, Boston 2017