IU alumnus James D. Fielding and his family established this scholarship for the Hamilton Lugar School. Jim studied political science at IU, where his study abroad experience in Copenhagen, Denmark, profoundly influenced him. He notes that the experience has had a significant impact on his ability to work for global companies and have a successful career in international business.
Jim’s career has focused on retail, including positions as president of Disney Stores Worldwide and CEO of Claire’s Stores. He is currently President of Consumer Products and Innovation for Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.