Ben Perlmutter is a senior in the college majoring in mathematics and political science. He is interested in comparative political institutions, journalism, and East Asia. When not studying for a Korean or math test, Ben obsessively reads about international politics. he combines his various interests by serving as editor-in-chief of the Emory Globe and writing about international politics as a staff writer for the Wheel. As a member of the first class of IDEAS Fellows, Ben is excited to help this new program find its role on campus and get to know the fellowship’s faculty and student members.