The Fletcher School at Tufts University
Class of 2018
At The Fletcher School, Steven is focused on the intersection of security studies and communication technology, specifically the use of digital media in mobilization of opposition movements and its implications for asymmetric and hybrid warfare. For the summer of 2017, he is interning at the U.S. Embassy in Armenia, working in the Public Affairs Section.
Prior to Fletcher, Steven spent four years working in Central Asia. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Azerbaijan, where among other projects he directed a national boys leadership program focused on teaching youth the importance of leadership, volunteerism, and civic participation. Following his Peace Corps service, he taught at Inonu University in southeast Turkey as a Fulbright Teaching Fellow from 2014-2016. Before joining the Peace Corps, Steven worked for a strategic management, research and evaluation firm, serving the technology and philanthropy sectors, where he assisted in the development, execution, and evaluation of economic development programs for the State of Michigan.
Steven grew up in Ann Arbor, MI and attended the University of Michigan, where he received his Bachelors degree with a concentration in history.