Matthew is a Class of 2020 Eliot House resident concentrating in Government with a focus on international relations and human rights. Originally from Maryland, Matthew has made the Institute of Politics his home at Harvard, participating in multiple programs including Fellows & Study Groups, the Harvard Political Union, the Campaigns & Advocacy Program, and the Political Review. Before becoming Membership Director, he served as the 2017-2018 IOP Student Treasurer. Outside of the IOP, he conducts research on American foreign policy and human rights strategy at the Kennedy School. He enjoys travel, trying new foods, and watching videos of Corgis on the internet.