2013
Alumni (Scholar)

Joe Riley

Betty and Jack Blackburn Jefferson Scholar
Etowah, Tennessee
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (2013)
M.Phil. University of Oxford (2015)
Other (Graduate) University of Oxford (2016)

Bio:

Army ROTC, AIRBORNE School graduate, Ranger Challenge Team, Air Assault School graduate; Insurgent Behaviors, research coordinator; College of Arts & Sciences, Student Council representative; The Alexander Hamilton Society, founder and president; Honor Adviser; First Year Council representative; Second Year Council representative; Third Year Class Council, Community Service Committee; Alternative Spring Break, Costa Rica site leader; Phi Delta Theta; taught class “Ethics in Modern Warfare”; Defense Department Language Grant; David A. Harrison Research Grant; Raven Society; Harry S. Truman Scholarship; Lawn Resident; Charles Vandersee Award for academic excellence; Edgar F. Shannon Award; Rhodes Scholarship; 

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