Russell Mendelson is a JD/MBA candidate for the class of 2020 at Cornell Law School and Cornell's Johnson Graduate School of Management. In 2015, he earned his B.A. from the University of Chicago in Economics and Political Science. He then spent two years in an analytics rotational program for a bank specializing in consumer credit before beginning law school. He also serves now as an associate for the Cornell Law Review, President for Cornell's Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under the Law, and as Treasurer for Cornell's International Refugee Assistance Project. In his free time, Russell is either struggling to solve Fermi's Paradox, watching reruns of The Office, or trying to decide on his favorite type of pizza.