Major: International Relations
Hometown: Muscatine, Iowa
My fellowship experience:
"The U.S. Conference of Mayors is having their annual Winter Meeting next week. This meeting will have a large number of mayors from around the U.S., Congressmen, and part of Obama’s cabinet in attendance. It will be a great opportunity to hear some of the most influential people in our country speak on the most pressing issues America faces today...I look forward to every new day and the new adventures they present while in our nations capital!"
Nathan Mundell '10
Mansfield Foundation Fellow in Urban Policy Development
U.S. Conference of Mayors
Aims of the Fellowship
The fellowship will consist of researching and assessing the current status of the federal government and private industry's efforts to address the foreclosure crisis. I will evaluate the effectiveness of such programs to modify mortgages and limiting the negative effect of foreclosed properties on urban neighborhoods. I will evaluate small business lending in the same fashion. The research will be used to brief the U.S. Conference of Mayors and mayors as part of an effort to create informed dialogue between mayors and the banking industry.
Faculty Sponsor: David Yamanishi