Troy studies U.S.-Japanese relations and nationalism in Asia in the Global Politics and Security Concentration. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs. Prior to MSFS, Troy worked overseas as an Assistant Language Teacher for three years as part of the JET Program in Nagano, Japan. Troy holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from the University of Florida.
Kalif has both domestic and international professional experience, ranging from Capitol Hill to overseas with the U.S. Department of State. Kalif concentrates in Global Politics and Security with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. He is also interested in negotiation, public diplomacy, and conflict resolution.
Silvia is a first-year MSFS student concentrating in International Development. Before attending Georgetown, she served in various international development-related positions at the Organization of American States and the British Embassy in Colombia.
Prior to MSFS, James worked at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mozambique. He graduated from the University of Maryland with degrees in Government and Politics, and Economics, and speaks Portuguese. At MSFS, James Rogers is concentrating in Global Politics and Security.
Sheldon is from Clearville, Pennsylvania and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government and History from Franklin and Marshall College. Sheldon is in the Global Politics and Security concentration and focuses on Southeast Asia. His regional interest in Southeast Asia is rooted in his experience studying in Indonesia in 2015.
Emily is pursuing the Global Politics and Security concentration in the MSFS program. Prior to Georgetown, she worked with Search for Common Ground, AmeriCorps VISTA, and Heart for Charge in Colombia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Global Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.
Kriti is a first-year MSFS student, concentrating in Global Business and Finance. With a background in international affairs and government relations, Kriti’s academic interests include international trade, sustainable business, and development finance in emerging markets. Kriti is from New Delhi, India. She is fluent in English and Hindi.
Alison is a first-year MSFS student in the Global Politics and Security concentration and focuses on both U.S.-China relations and Asia-Pacific issues. She has worked in China, has high professional proficiency in Mandarin Chinese, and is interested in exploring U.S.-China economic issues while at Georgetown. Additionally, she is currently studying Russian.
Luke is a first-year MSFS graduate student, concentrating in Global Politics and Security. He is currently studying East Asian foreign and economic policy. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Japanese from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Emily is a second-year student in the MSFS program concentrating in Global Politics and Security at Georgetown. Prior to MSFS, Emily worked as a federal management consultant for three years with PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector, where she worked primarily with the firm’s national security practice. Emily graduated from Wellesley College in 2015.