Aaron enjoys learning about how culture, economics, and politics all interact to shape society. He believes that language plays a large role in understanding culture, and even deeper, how it shapes policy. Learning Arabic is a hobby of Aaron’s, because he loves the language, the food, and music. Aaron plans to learn how to read and write Hindi, in order to expand his language skills. Aaron is a recipient of UMD’s Presidential Scholarship and has interned at the U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade Division.