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Harrison Rogers

EDUCATION

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Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA Paterno Fellow in Schreyers Honors College Double Major: Economics and International Politics GPA: 3.91/4.00 Phi Beta Kappa The Strategic and Global Studies Security Program, University Park, PA Intelligence Community Scholar Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence Sponsored by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Expected Graduation: May 2013

University of Oxford St. Catherines College, Oxfordshire, UK September December 2012 Visiting Scholar Philosophy, Politics, Economics Focus Primary Subject: Economics of International Oil and Gas Markets PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE U.S. Department of State Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance, Washington, D.C. May August 2012 Bureau Coordinator Intern Developed Excel spreadsheets for budget recommendations sent to the Director of Foreign Assistance. This data explained how funding trends aligned with the departments policy objectives. Coordinated the allocation of funding for the Political and Military Affairs Bureau by providing clearance on Congressional Notifications and Allocation Memos. Briefed Functional Bureau Coordinator on budget-building meetings. These meetings discussed the 2014 funding levels for Regional and Functional Bureaus. Office of Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick PA-8, Washington, D.C. May August 2011 Staff Assistant Intern Briefed the Legislative Director on House Financial Services Committee meetings. These meetings discussed the implications of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Composed bill summaries for the Congressmans consideration, which outlined the details of appropriations bills. This required attending Congressional policy meetings and coordinating with the Congressional Budget Office. Wrote funding request letters to the U.S. Department of Transportation, which asked to re-allocate appropriations for the renovation of the east coast Amtrak rail lines. Managed day-to-day constituent issues. Office of State Senator Chuck McIlhinney PA-10, Doylestown, PA May August 2010 Staff Assistant Intern Researched Pennsylvania natural gas development by consulting various interest groups and regulatory commissions. My research helped shape the Senators severance tax proposal. Shadowed Senators meetings with Bucks County teachers' unions and provided research on teacher salary increases over the past ten years. Managed day-to-day constituent issues.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE Schreyers College Honors Thesis March 2012 Present Research Assistant Energy, Business, and Finance Department Researching potential shipping inefficiencies within the current purchasing strategy of South Koreas state-run natural gas supplier, KOGAS. Currently building an econometric model that will show shipping inefficiencies through tanker movement data. Working with Penn State professors and industry consultants to better understand the changing market fundamentals of the LNG market. LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE Penn State Journal of International Affairs March 2012 - Present Executive Editor - Treasurer Edited 7,000 word articles for submission and worked with professors to ensure papers were accurate. Managed Journal budget of over $1,000 and lobbied university department heads for additional funding. Lead a team of 12 editors throughout the publishing process by coordinating meetings and managing editor workloads Penn State Mock Trial Association September 2010 Present Witness Won top witness at the 2010 Penn State Happy Valley Invitational Competed nationally at the University of Rochester and University of Buffalo Penn State English as a Second Language (ESL) Tutoring Tutor Tutored foreign PhD students in the English language on a weekly basis Developed two hour lesson plans and assigned homework January 2012 Present

Neringa Heritage Camp, Brattleboro, VT August 2009 2012 Camp Counselor Responsible for 12 ten year-old children at a summer camp that promotes Lithuanian culture SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS Secret Level Security Clearance Proficient in Microsoft Excel, and STATA software