Ryan Duff is a Junior Economics and Political Science double major at Howard University. Throughout his matriculation at Howard University, Ryan fully immersed himself in both academics and campus life. Upon entry to Howard University he was awarded the Capstone Scholar and invited to be a member of the College of Arts and Sciences Honors program. Last fall, Ryan was chosen to be a fellow with the Young AfricanA Leadership Initiative where he was given the opportunity to conduct service outreach in South Africa. Currently, he is the President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Alpha Chapter – an organization committed to coordinating programs that seek to benefit Howard University and the DC community as a whole. Ryan is currently conducting research on the causes of the displacement of African Americans in Washington D.C.