Austin Lamb résumé
Political Science; Spanish
Location: Fargo, ND, USA
School: Boise State University
Field of Study: Political Science; Spanish

Austin Lamb résumé

AUSTIN LAMB
------------ •------------ • Fargo, ND 58104

EDUCATION
Boise State University
B.S. in Political Science
(Public Law & Political Philosophy emphasis)
B.A. in Spanish
Certificate in Intermediate German

Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
German Language Intensive

University of the Basque Country
Latin, Art History, Economics
❖ All course instruction in Spanish


HONORS
Top Ten Scholar, Boise State University
❖ Recognized as one of ten exceptional scholars among student body of 22,000 ❖ Highest academic award bestowed by Boise State University

Summa Cum Laude Graduate, 3.96 GPA

Brown Honors Scholar, Boise State Honors College
❖ Top Boise State Honors College scholarship, full tuition

Alumni Legacy Scholar, Boise State Alumni Association
❖ Scholarship given to small cohort, merit-based, full tuition

Dean’s List, Highest Honors
❖ College of Arts and Sciences ❖ School of Public Service

Member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi


FELLOWSHIPS
Political Studies Fellow, Hudson Institute Summer 2019
❖ Studied foundations of political thought from Plato to Nietzsche in six-week intensive with 3% acceptance rate
❖ Engaged in discourse with top scholars including Harvey Mansfield, Leon Kass, and Timothy Burns
❖ Participated in policy simulations on foreign policy, transhumanism, and other topics led by field experts
❖ Spoke with civic leaders such as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Senators Romney, Whitehouse, and Cotton

Hertog Fellow, Hertog Foundation Summer 2018
❖ Studied the works of Plutarch and Abraham Lincoln under Diana Schaub and Hugh Liebert
❖ Participated in tutorials and attended seminars given by expert thinkers such as Harvey Mansfield

WORK EXPERIENCE
5th Grade Teacher, St. Paul’s Mission Grade School, AmeriCorps & JVC Northwest Aug 2020 — Jan 2021
❖ Create and teach 5th grade curriculum at mission school on Ft. Belknap Reservation in northern Montana
❖ Live in intentional community dedicated to Ignatian spirituality, simple living, and social and ecological justice ❖ Help lead school’s COVID response, teaching in online, in-person, and hybrid formats
❖ Deliver daily lunches to food-insecure students and families

Editorial Team, Arboleda Literary Review Oct 2018 — May 2020
❖ Editor and co-founder of Boise State World Languages Department’s Spanish-language literary review
❖ Managed Editorial Team’s internal communication media; promoted Arboleda across media platforms

Peer Mentor, Boise State Honors College Aug 2018 — Dec 2018
❖ Taught weekly discussion section of Honors 198 course
❖ Prepared actionable and comprehensive lesson plans
❖ Fostered active learning environment by guiding discussion of difficult themes

President, Delta Upsilon Fraternity Oct 2017 — Nov 2018
❖ Primary driver of strategic direction and long-term vision for Boise State Chapter of international fraternity
❖ Presided meetings, upheld internal structure, served as Chapter’s ambassador to external entities ❖ Crafted a safe, healthy, and active campus life for a membership of over 40 undergraduates
❖ Awarded Boise State Fraternity of the Year

Founder & Host, “Crossing the Aisle” on University Pulse Radio
❖ Hosted a live, hour-long round-table political broadcast twice per week
❖ Rated as Boise State’s #1 most-watched and highest-rated political program
❖ Interviewed nominees for U.S. Congress and Senate including Representative Russ Fulcher ❖ Designed and maintained program’s website and social media accounts

Senate Minority Caucus Intern, Idaho State Capitol
❖ Drafted & edited statements and constituent communications for Idaho state senators ❖ Extensively researched and reviewed proposed legislation for the 2017 legislative session ❖ Compiled daily newsletter to keep legislators informed of statewide news developments
Campaign Intern, James Piotrowski for Congress
❖ Performed policy and opposition research on behalf of the campaign ❖ Led minority outreach as Spanish-speaking campaign staffer

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