Robert Works (’10) named Penn Kemble Fellow

(September 26, 2016) WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Fellowship given to young, foreign-policy focused professionals in D.C.
Robert Works (’10) named Penn Kemble Fellow

McConnell Scholar alumnus Robert Works of Independence, Ky., has recently been named a Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellow by the National Endowment for Democracy.

Works, a 2010 graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program, is a Democracy and Governance Officer working in USAID’s Center of excellence on democracy, Human Rights, and Governance. 

Since graduating from the University of Louisville, he received a Master of Philosophy in Latin American Studies from the University of Cambridge, earned a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study U.S.-Mexico relations in Mexico City and won a Fulbright Research Grant to study U.S.-Colombia relations.

The fellowship, named after democracy activist Penn Kemble, is awarded to young foreign policy professionals and provides fellows with monthly off-the-record dinner conversations led by foreign policy leaders.

Click HERE for a throwback to Works' selection as a Fulbright Scholar!