Twenty Yale University students have been named Kerry Fellows for the 2019-20 academic year, including three graduate students from the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
Part of the Kerry Initiative led by former Secretary of State John Kerry YC ’66, the Fellows will collaborate with Sec. Kerry on leading-edge research aimed at developing real-world policy solutions.
The students represent several of Yale’s professional schools, including the schools of Medicine, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Law, Management, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Read more
The three Jackson graduate students named 2019-2020 Kerry Fellows are:
Shobhit Kumar studied United States foreign policy at Yale, with a focus on United States-China relations. He served as a teaching fellow for courses in Mandarin Chinese, Chinese diplomacy, and Korean diplomacy, and also worked with former Secretary of State John Kerry as a Kerry Fellow. After graduation, Shobhit will join the United States Foreign Service.