I am currently a graduate student at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, class of 2010. I am concentrating in foreign policy, but I have maintained my passionate interests in Brazil, racial relations and sociology from undergrad.
I graduated magna from the University of South Florida with a BA in history. Aside from that, I am 22, I love history and would be happy to begin contributing to this site. Latin American issues will be a very good place to start, as I have specialized on the region and because I speak Spanish and Portuguese fluently.
I am a huge believer in foreign policy realism, and would be happy to speak with anyone about Mearsheimer, Waltz, etc. Nelson Mandela is one of my personal heroes.
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