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Blake Himebaugh, a Class of 2019 Kelley Scholar, is a senior at the Kelley School of Business. He is majoring in Economic Consulting, Public Policy Analysis, and Law, Ethics, and Decision-Making (LEAD) with minors in Psychology and History from the College of Arts and Sciences. He is a member of the ACE Program, Business Honors Program, Undergraduate Consulting Workshop, and Hutton Honors College. On campus, he currently holds or has formerly held leadership positions in the Undergraduate Chair’s Advisory Board, the Business Honors Program, SCOPE, TAMID Group, and Social Enterprise Engagement at Kelley. His involvement in the student judicial system includes one year as a student panelist on the Kelley School’s Academic Fairness Committee.
Blake’s research interests include technology law, commercial law, US constitutional law, and comparative law. His independent research exploring the failure of the disparate state-by-state framework for regulating the US ridesharing industry was submitted to the 2017 Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference where the paper was a finalist for the conference’s Best Student Paper award. He is currently co-authoring a law journal article with Indiana University Assistant Professor Abbey Stemler and Georgia Southern Assistant Professor Justin Evans that explores China’s new national framework for regulating the ridesharing industry and the potential implications for US regulators.
During his first three years as an undergraduate, Blake has worked or studied in South Africa, Israel, and Ireland. He accepted a management consulting internship with PwC in Boston for Summer 2018. Blake frequents many of Bloomington’s local coffee shops and enjoys reading just about anything related to politics or sports.