Director, Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships
Vin Moscardelli became Director of the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONSF) in the fall of 2016.Â Vin is a political scientist (Ph.D. Emory University) whose research and teaching interests include the U.S. Congress, elections, and political leadership.Â A former American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow, his current research projects investigate the effects of scandals in congressional elections and the politics of congressional primaries. The latter project is supported by a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Prior to joining ONSF, Vin held faculty appointments at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the University of Connecticut.Â He brings with him over 15 years of experience in the classroom and on the âfront linesâ of enrichment programs and advising, havingÂ served as a departmental honors coordinator, departmental internship coordinator, and faculty advisor to student organizations.Â While at UMASS, he received national recognition for his work with political science honors students, being named âBest Chapter Advisorâ by Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society.
Students interested in learning more about the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates-Cambridge, Truman, Udall, and other prestigious national scholarships and fellowships should schedule an appointment with Vin via Email (email@example.com) orÂ Nexus, or just stop by his office, which is located in ROWE 426A.