Elliot Ackerman, F03, was appointed to the 2012-2013 Class of White House Fellows
. For 48 years, the White House Fellowship has identified strong leaders from diverse backgrounds to spend a year working as a fully-paid Fellow to top-ranking government officials. Elliot Ackerman was chosen from a competetive pool. He comes to the Fellowship from his current role as Chief Operating Officer for Americans Elect and brings a host of experiences gained as Special Operations Officer in the Marine Corps and Paramilitary Case Officer in the Central Intelligence Agency. He has also published extensively on the Middle East, political science, and international security.