Curriculum Vitae

Master of International Policy (MIP)

I am a DC native turned democracy scholar interested in topics of democratic erosion and long term, sustainable democratic growth. In my studies I want to research and propose solutions to issues such as nationalism, neofascism, and populist ideals that pose a contemporary threat to our international democratic society.


BA in Political Science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland

More About

Previously I have been employed by the Architect of the United States Capitol, and as a result retain a wide scope of knowledge related to the history of the United States Congress, the US Capitol building, and Capitol Hill. I also have experience fighting for disability rights alongside organizations such as RespectAbility and NAMI.

Of Note

I have previously written several unpublished pieces on topics within the US political sphere including domestic extremism, nationalism, the rise of christo-fascism, and the implications of the economy, globalism, and immigration on the neo-conservative community. I have also explored this topics within limited scope in other developed democracies such as France, the UK, Germany, and New Zealand.

Research Interests

I want to continue exploring the link between democratic stability and the presence of populist political groups that base their rhetoric on the basis of nationalism, religious intolerance, and white supremacy. I also am interested in connecting these topics to themes of capitalist society and models of democratic growth on an international scale.