2016
Alumni (Scholar)

Ben Harris

David J. Wood Jefferson Scholar
Grundy, Virginia
Degrees:
M.A. Tsinghua University
B.A. University of Virginia (2016)

Bio:

Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, president; U.Va. American Parliamentary Debate Association, president; Madison House, tutoring; O Records; University Internship Program, Dublin; research with Professor Todd Sechser in the Department of Politics; Taught an undergraduate class on military strategy through Cavalier Education Program; published in the Wilson Journal; Smith-Simpson Foreign Policy Debate and the Harrison Humorous Debate, winner; Entrepreneurship Cup, third place, first place for College of Arts & Sciences; U.Va. Global Health Case Competition, case writer, first place team; Sigma Pi Sigma; Raven Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Schwarzman Scholar; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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