Ryan is proud to serve as Co-Chair of the IOP Policy Program for the 2018-2019 term. Originally from Princeton Junction, New Jersey, Ryan is sophomore at Harvard College and a resident of Mather House. He is studying Social Studies, with an intended focus on US-Asia relations. Since his freshman year, Ryan has been an avid member of the IOP, having also in participated in the CIVICS and Community Action Committee programs. Outside of the IOP, Ryan competes on the Harvard Mock Trial team, music directs the Mozart Society Orchestra, and works as a research assistant in the Department of Government. This winter, he will be conducting a research project in Southeast Asia as a Weatherhead Center for International Affairs fellow. Ultimately, Ryan hopes to pursue a career in academia or the foreign service.