Jerrod A. Laber works as a Grant Writer. He began his career at IHS in 2012 as an online marketing intern, and then spent more than four years directing fellowship and scholarship programs for PhD students. In addition to his role at IHS, Jerrod is a freelance journalist who writes on topics of foreign policy, political trends, and arts & culture. He is a contributor to the Washington Examiner, and has also been published in The American Conservative, Real Clear Defense, and Planetizen, amongst many others. He was a Writing Fellow in 2017 with America’s Future Foundation. Jerrod is also a former classical singer and actor who has appeared in opera, musical theater, and concert across the eastern and mid-western United States. He grew up in Appalachian Ohio.