Theodore L. Caputi is a senior majoring in Mathematics and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Interested in the factors that contribute to drug and alcohol addiction since high school, Theodore is currently a White House research assistant in the Office of National Drug Control Policy where he conducts analysis of the nation’s drug prevention and treatment strategies. Theodore has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is the only undergraduate researcher ever to be named a Policy Fellow at the University of Florida Drug Policy Institute. At Penn, he is the founder and president of PennDAPA, which teaches students strategies for safe alcohol consumption, and the Penn Leadership Training Institute, which engages undergraduate volunteers from Philadelphia universities to provide free, weekly leadership training classes to middle and high school students in underserved areas. A Pennsylvania native, Theodore serves on local, state, and national boards that address substance use issues, including the Bucks County Drug and Alcohol Commission since 2011. He has been selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland.