Director of Programming and Communications
Christopher D’Urso is a junior (C'18/Fels'18) in the College of Arts & Sciences studying International Relations. He is also a submatriculant with Penn's Fels Institute of Government where he is concurrently pursuing a Master of Public Administration. Since 2012, he has been working with Congressman Christopher Smith to revamp country of origin labeling laws which led to a hearing held by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China in June 2014 where he testified along with officials from the FDA and USDA. He is currently working with Congressman Smith to draft legislation based on his recommendations. From 2013 to 2015, Christopher served as an Investigative Aide and Consumer Outreach Coordinator for the Monmouth County Department of Consumer Affairs, under the purview of the NJ Attorney General, where he investigated 63 cases, returning $108,784 to consumers. Christopher is also Founder and President of Penn CASE (Penn Consumer Assistance, Support & Education), Co-Chair of the University Honor Council, and an Assistant Online Editor for the Sigma Iota Rho Journal of International Relations. This summer, he served as a Fox Fellow in the Office of the Governor of New Jersey. Upon graduation, Christopher hopes to attend law school, become a federal prosecutor, and eventually enter national politics.