Mr. Dodds works with students who are applying for nationally competitive scholarships to fund undergraduate study abroad, post-graduate international service, and graduate school in foreign or federal service.
Mr. Dodds earned a B.A. in political science from WKU and his J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center. While a student at WKU, Mr. Dodds was WKU's first finalist for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship and a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship. He has also served on the Board of Regents. At Georgetown University Law Center, he was a Public Interest Fellow and was a Special Pro Bono Honoree.
Prior joining OSD, Mr. Dodds gained experience in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Institute for Public Representation, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Dodds monitors federal and state rulemaking on telecommunications law and Internet policy, including broadband deployment in rural America, digital privacy, and intellectual property.
Mr. Dodds serves on the finance committee of the National Association of Fellowship Advisors. Mr. Dodds is a also member of the International Association for Privacy Professionals and the Federal Communications Bar Association.