Vivek Banerjee is a Social Studies concentrator currently living in Dunster House. His thesis explores the history of the constitutional convention and the concept of revolution in 17th and 18th century Anglo-American thought. Among his extracurricular activities, he has been a tutor for the Bureau of Study Council and was the Columns Editor at the Harvard Crimson. He has interned at the ACLU’s National Security Project on initiatives involving privacy and electronic surveillance, and was also an intern for Senator Mark Udall of Colorado. He has played the tabla, drums used in Hindustani classical music, for over 14 years, performed in the US and Asia, and has been a featured soloist in Harvard’s largest undergraduate on-campus production, “Ghungroo”. He will pursue an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History as the Shirley Scholar at Pembroke College.