James White lll

1230 Peachtree Street NE

Ste 1900

Atlanta, Ga. 30309


E-mail: Jameswhitenmn@gmail.com


Phone: (614) 816-3115

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Work Experience

Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Research Assistant                                                                  Washington D.C.

June 2015 - August 2015


  • Conducted research on educational policy for charter schools, governance, common core, and accountability, utilizing online databases Google, Urban Institute, and NCSL.

  • Wrote several blog post for Gadfly on topics ranging from charter schools and choice, social mobility and the governance of these initiatives.

  • Provided email correspondence with clients, monitoring and updating contracts using Asana software.

South Carolina Office of the Attorney General

Internship with Executive Office                                   Columbia, South Carolina

September 2014 - December 2014


  • Designed and executed a program to foster communication between at-risk youth and police officers in the community. The grassroots program was implemented twice a week and is currently still in use by the SCOAG.  

  • Assisted Director of Special Projects and the Richland County Sheriff's Department's in Cal Ripken's Badges for Baseball program for at-risk elementary children.

South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus

Internship                                                                          Columbia, South Carolina

February 2014 - May 2014


  • Conducted research and presented a legislative proposal on policies addressing education and criminal justice reforms with a focus on the corridor of shame (the neglect of S.C. rural schools) and sentencing reform. 


President of Student Government  Association

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Benedict College Judiciary Committee


Ohio State University Moritz College of Law                          Columbus, Ohio
Currently Enrolled  

Sutherland Scholars Graduate                                             Atlanta, Georgia

Spring 2016  


Benedict College                                                         Columbia, South Carolina

Bachelor of Art                           

December 2015

  • 3.9 Summa Cum Laude 

  • School of Continuing Education, Interdisciplinary Studies Major

  • Benedict College School of Honors Graduate

  • Williams and Fudge Presidential Scholarship

  • Imara Women Magazine Scholarship

  • Call Me Mister Scholarship


Charlotte School of Law Pre-Law Academy                Charlotte, North Carolina

July 2014