Collin T. Schumock is a senior from Geneva, Illinois, majoring in Economics and Political Science, with a minor in Applied Statistics. His main academic interests include political economy and formal modeling of politics. Mr. Schumock intends to continue his studies by pursuing a PhD in economics after graduating, with a goal of following in his father’s footsteps and becoming a professor. He has been involved on campus and in the Illinois community in a number of ways since arriving in August 2013. As an underclassman, Mr. Schumock interned with the Illinois Public Interest Group, was invited to join the Political Science Student Advisory Board and began his service in the Illinois Student Senate, as well as the Knights of Columbus. As a junior, he was elected to chair the Committee on Academic Affairs of the Illinois Student Senate as well as to serve as president of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honors Society. Mr. Schumock has also worked as an undergraduate research assistant for the Economics department, as well as a student development representative for the University of Illinois Foundation.