London, UK
Current as of: 2006-11-12

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MSc European Politics and Governance, London School of Economics  2005-2006
Took courses on current issues in EU politics, Europeanization, the history of the EU, and citizens. political attitudes in Europe. Wrote a dissertation comparing voting patterns and opinions in Danish and Irish referendums on European integration.

BA International Studies, University of Chicago  2002-2005
Took courses on 20th Century history, international relations, and the EU. Studied one term at Chicago's centre in Paris, where I took courses on the EU and French history. Wrote my thesis on European identity, titled 'What Does It Mean to Be European?', for which I received a High Pass, the top mark. Graduated in International Studies with Honors. Was on the Dean.s List my entire time at Chicago.

Examples of Work


See also the writing section of my site.

Web Design

See also the web design section of my site.

Work Experience

Student Intern, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago  October 2004 - June 2005

Typesetter and Copy Editor, CSLI Publications, Stanford Univ.  June . August 2002, 2003


DJ, PuLSE FM, London  2006
Co-host of eclectic weekly music radio show on the LSE student radio station. Our show is based on weekly themes, including 'Horns', 'Great Vocal Performances', and 'Abstract Electronic'.

Team Member, Equilibrium Ultimate, London  2005-2006
Member of the LSE ultimate frisbee team. I attend weekly practices and games, including day-long tournaments outside of London.

Entertainment Reviewer, University of Chicago Maroon, Chicago  2003-2005
Wrote film and music reviews, including of live shows. Also had a weekly column for one term titled 'Stuff to Do' that highlighted upcoming cultural events in the Chicago area.

Founder, Valley Volunteer, San Francisco Bay Area  2000-2002
Founded and ran a non-profit organization while in high school providing web and graphic design services to local non-profits. We gave a talk on using the internet to communicate with potential volunteers at local non-profit conference. Valley Volunteer received several awards from local volunteer organizations and local Representatives for services to the community.

IT and Language Skills


I enjoy playing ultimate frisbee and tennis and during the winter I love to ski. I am an amateur photographer and passionate about music, co-hosting a show on the LSE student radio station and even twice organizing shows at the University of Chicago.