Chrabasz is a first-year M.A. student at the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences. Originally from Sturbridge, Massachusetts, he graduated from Connecticut College in 2017 with a B.A. in History and Government. He studies the political, social, and cultural history of modern America with a research focus on the history of grassroots social movements in rural New England. His undergraduate honors thesis explored the back-to-the-land movement in Vermont during the 1970s and its impact on the formation of broad coalitions to achieve common political goals across ideological divisions.