Ken’s senior thesis, entitled “Getting What You Paid For? The Effect of Bribe Expectations on Bureaucracy,” examined the nexus between bureaucracy, bribe payments, and bribe expectations. Ken also worked in Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business for two years as a research assistant studying the relationship between private enterprise and legislation. Ken was awarded a Georgetown University Scholarship during his senior year.
Ken complemented his undergraduate academic work with international travel to several countries in eastern Europe and north Africa. Prior to entering the Bush School, he served as a project manager for a small real estate development firm in Chicago.
The son of Polish immigrants, Ken is from Chicago. He is proficient in German.