Honoree

Jennifer Huang

AWARDS

Rhodes Scholar (2019)
Indiana University Bloomington
Stahr Senior Award (2017)
Indiana University Bloomington

BIOGRAPHY

Jennifer Huang graduated in 2017 from Indiana University with a perfect 4.0 GPA, majoring in Mathematics and Social and Cultural Analysis. As an undergraduate, she conducted cross-disciplinary research including an ethnography of Iceland's renewable energy industry and a computational text analysis of Poetry Magazine's archives.

Jennifer co-authored a paper in a leading science journal PNAS, and wrote stories that received IU's top undergraduate fiction award. After graduating, she has redirected her focus toward community-based political and policy work. She is currently working both as the civic engagement program coordinator at the Institute of Politics at The University of Chicago and as a policy associate in the Office of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Jennifer will read for an M.Sc. in Social Science of the Internet.