Doug is a sophomore at Tufts University from Mamaroneck, New York. He is majoring in International Relations with a focus on security studies. He spent the summer taking classes at the Tufts European Center in Talloires, France, improving his French and studying the causes of revolution. At Tufts, Doug is involved in Model UN, which simulates diplomacy in competition with other schools, as well as CIVIC, a political discussion club. His interests include politics, geography, and hiking. In EPIIC, Doug hopes to explore the interconnected nature of world events within the broad themes of chaos and order, and to gain from the perspective of guest speakers and his fellow classmates.