Zachary White is a student in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program majoring in history and Middle Eastern Studies and minoring in political science. He is a Rutgers University Presidential Scholar and was an intern for United States Senator Frank R. Lautenberg. Recently, Zach was awarded a Critical Language Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State and will spend this summer improving his Turkish in Ankara, Turkey. He is also an avid soccer player and fan and is a member of the Viking Army, a supporters club for the New York Red Bulls. Zach hopes to one day work with the U.S. State Department as a foreign service officer. In the spring, Zach will be researching the political rights of Kurds in Turkey with Professor Eric Davis from the Political Science Department.