Scholar

Eric Xu

Roxanna and Ralph Joynes Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2019
Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia

Activities

Virginia Review of Politics, founder, editor-in-chief; Academic Competition Club, president, captain; The Wilson Journal of International Affairs, editor-in-chief, managing editor, outreach chair; Charlottesville Debate League, head researcher; Miller Center of Public Affairs, Millennial Caucus Project co-chair, intern; Raven Society, president; Jazz Ensemble; Department of Politics, research assistant under Professor David Leblang; International Relations Organization, Executive Board member; Echols Council, Echols Ambassador, volunteer coordinator, panelist; Moot Court Team; University Democrats; Madison House, Adopt-a-Grandparent; Jane Dittmar for Congress, field organizer, intern; Jefferson Public Service Fellow, co-chair, 6 Degrees Project chair; Echols Scholar; Honor Summer Fellow; Dean's List; Raven Fellowship; Quandt Fund for International Research Grant; Foreign Policy Association Essay Competition, first place; Intermediate Honors; Raven Society

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