Joshua David (Josh) Hawley is a Senator from Missouri. Born in Springdale, AR, he earned his B.A. in history from Stanford University in 2002 and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2006. He was a law clerk to Judge Michael W. McConnell, United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; and a law clerk to Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts. He was a lawyer, law professor, and attorney general of Missouri from 2017-2018 before being elected to the United States Senate in 2018 for the term ending January 3, 2025.