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Shoshana Silverstein '15 Named 2014-2015 Presidential Fellow for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

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The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center is proud to announce that Shoshana Silverstein '15 is the 2014-2015 Presidential Fellow for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.

A 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar, Shoshana Silverstein was homeschooled in Hyde Park, Vermont. After working to overturn a rule limiting homeschoolers' participation on sports teams at the local high school, Shoshana competed on the Varsity softball team and was captain of the Varsity Nordic Ski team and cross-country running team. She also attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts as a classical pianist, receiving the Fine Arts Award.

At Dartmouth, Shoshana is a Government major and Public Policy minor, conducting research on constitutional development in Sub-Saharan Africa as a James 0. Freedman Presidential Scholar and spending part of her junior winter interim period in India studying economic policy reform. She is an executive editor for the Dartmouth Law Journal, a program assistant at the Rockefeller Center where she leads the public speaking group VoxMasters and works in the Policy Research Shop and a Dickey Center for International Studies War and Peace Fellow. Last winter, she interned in D.C. for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Shoshana is interested in civil and human rights law and plans to pursue a J.D. and Masters in Public Policy after graduation.

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