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Henry Wu

Election Year: 2020

Election Constituency: United States of America

Scholar Status: Scholar Alum

Rhodes Identifier: Ohio & Magdalen 2020

Henry Wu


Henry Wu, Columbus, is a senior at The Ohio State University majoring in Philosophy and Political Science. Henry has written and published extensively on human trafficking and forced migration, bringing together theory and practice to propose important policy reforms. Henry received the William Jennings Bryan Prize for best paper in Political Theory from the Department of Political Science at Ohio State. Henry serves as the co-founder and co-president of Enlighten: Anti-Trafficking, a nonprofit organization that supports individuals vulnerable to trafficking through outreach and education events. The son of immigrants, Henry traces his passion for migrants to his family's own journey to the United States from China.