Florida State University senior from Dunedin was named a 2008 Rhodes Scholar winner.
Joseph S. O’Shea, Dunedin, is a senior at Florida State University where he majors in philosophy and interdisciplinary social science. A Truman Scholar, junior year member of Phi Beta Kappa and a USA Today Top 10 All Academic First Team member, he is the student body president at Florida State. He has also been a leader in state and community activities in Forida and started a free health clinic in the Katrina-ravaged Ninth Ward of New Orleans. He also founded the college-based Global Peace Exchange, modeled after the Peace Corps. Joe will do the M.Phil. in comparative social policy at Oxford.