Adam is a junior in the School of Foreign Service hailing from New York City. He is pursuing a major in International Culture and Politics (CULP) and a Certificate in Diplomatic Studies with a focus on how international relations intersects with climate change. Through the Mortara Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Adam has been able to pursue a wide range of international research interests. He is working alongside Professor Fida Adely on a cross-comparative analysis of women’s education in computer science throughout the Middle East. Adam is also part of a project team led by Professor Adely that co-authored a journal article critiquing skill mismatch theory in explaining job market outcomes in Jordan. Through the India Initiative, Adam consulted for the state government of Maharashtra on the development of the Mumbai Metro. On campus, Adam is a board member of J Street U, prepares taxes in the DMV area as a volunteer with Hoya Taxa, dances in Rangila, and sometimes manages to keep up with the speedy kids in the Georgetown Running Club. Adam is spending the fall of 2020 as a research intern at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) through the National Science Foundation’s REU program, with a focus on species distribution modeling of climate-affected species.