Aaron majored in Persian Studies at the University of Maryland and was part of the first cohort to participate in the domestic immersion program and complete his Capstone Year in College Park, MD (2014-2015). Aaron is currently working his master's degree in Public Policy at UMD and doing a Pathways Internship (paid) with the Federal Government. He is also a graduate research assistant with the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) and has worked on polling Iranians about the nuclear deal, Syrian civil war, relations with Saudi Arabia among other issues. Additionally, Aaron leads trips for the University of Maryland Adventure Program.
Living Arrangement: Persian House (domestic immersion)
Internship: Tavaana (www.tavaana.org) doing translations and creating website content
Topics of interest: domestic immersion, veteran, Graduate School, Internships, Outdoor Recreation, Military Program