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Louisville man named Rhodes Scholar

Allan Hsiao (Source: Harvard University) Allan Hsiao (Source: Harvard University)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man who is studying at Harvard University has been named a 2013 Rhodes Scholar.

Allan Hsiao is a senior majoring in economics and East Asian studies. Hsiao said he hopes to teach economics with a focus on migration.

Hsiao has done field work in China on rural-to-urban migration.

Hsiao is a gradual at Manual High School and plans to pursue modern Chinese studies at Oxford University in London.  

According to the Rhodes Scholarships website, it is the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world. Only 32 young Americans are selected as Rhodes Scholars each year.

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