2022 Schaeffer Fellow and University of Southern California Salutatorian Liam Tsao is graduating with degrees in History and Social Sciences (Economics) (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas).
Princeton Fellow awarded Truman Scholarship for public service
Princeton University junior Jalen Travis has been awarded a Truman Scholarship, which provides recipients with up to $30,000 toward graduate school along with professional development opportunities to prepare for careers in public service.
2019 Alum Receives Prestigious Presidential Management Fellow Program
Sherese Bonner was a Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellow in 2019 while studying at the University of Virginia. The Presidential Management Fellows Program is the Federal Government’s premier leadership development program for advanced degree holders. Following completion of an MPA from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government in May 2023, Sherese will be appointed to a two-year, full-time Federal position with salary and …
Berkeley Alumna selected for CHCI Congressional Internship Program
CHCI-Walmart InternHometown: Granada Hills, CaliforniaSchool: University of California, BerkeleyMajor: Political SciencePlacement: The Office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi Arianna Rubalcava was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, 20 miles north of Los Angeles, CA. Her family immigrated to the Valley from Jalisco, Michoacán, and Baja California, Mexico. At an early age, Arianna’s family instilled the importance of advancing one’s …
Alumna Named 2022-23 Black Voices in the Public Sphere Fellow
Maya Jenkins (2019 Harvard Fellow) brings her interest in colonially-conditioned interracial solidarities to her editorial role at Boston Review. Building on past archival research, Maya will work with writers to uncover the historical ties that bind communities of color to one another and to explore the ways that artists, organizers, and everyday folks are working to build power for themselves and …
2016 Schaeffer Fellow earns Gates Cambridge Scholarship
David Jun (J.D.) Lee talks about how his research aims to lead to better policymaking and a more stable world.
2020 Schaeffer Fellow Named Rhodes Scholar
2020 Schaeffer Fellow Elizabeth Guo has been named a Rhodes Scholar! Elizabeth is a current senior at Harvard University majoring in Physics and will study mathematical and theoretical physics, and social science of the internet as a master’s student at Oxford. After attending Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, Elizabeth will pursue a J.D. at Harvard Law School, where she has …
LDSF Alum Completes Internship with the Brookings Institution
Sherese Bonner (2019 Schaeffer Fellow, University of Virginia) is a current graduate student pursuing a Masters of Public Administration at UNC-Chapel Hill. This summer, she completed an internship with The Brookings Institution’s Center for Effective Public Management. She co-authored a blog post with Senior Fellow John Hudak focusing on some recommended revisions to the Community Reinvestment Grant under the Cannabis Administration and …
2016 Schaeffer Fellow Named Eisenhower Global Scholar
Samuel Vilchez Santiago is named an Eisenhower Fellowships 2021-2022 Global Scholar and will graduate from the University of Oxford, Blavatnik School of Government with a Master of Public Policy.
2019 Schaeffer Fellow explores the Asian American experience through poetry
When senior Lucy Chuang (2019 Schaeffer Fellow, Princeton University) learned of the March 16 shootings in Atlanta, she opened her poetry journal. In the days that followed, she wrote several poems dedicated to the Asian women who were killed.