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Rockefeller Leadership Fellow: Eli Derrow '15

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This ongoing series introduces the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Rockefeller Leadership Fellows (RLF) program provides fellows with resources in leadership theories and practical skills. Selected their Junior Spring, these Seniors take part in the workshops, dinner discussions, and team-building exercises as they gain a better understanding of the qualities and responsibilities necessary for leaders and successful leadership styles. Throughout the program, fellows learn from the insight and experience of distinguished guests as well as from each other.

Eli Derrow '15 is a Government Major from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Derrow has worked over the past two years as a Research Assistant in the Government department, where he has conducted research with Assistant Professor Brendan Nyhan regarding state gubernatorial scandals, political misinformation and fact checking, and prosecutorial bias of US Attorneys. Derrow is very active as president of his fraternity, and he is also the current chair of the Undergraduate Finance Committee, and organization which distributes over $1 million each year to different student groups on campus. Additionally, Derrow has played the drums in several campus bands such as the Barbary Coast Jazz Band and various rock bands.

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