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Matthew Buckwald


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Matthew Buckwald (C'20) is a senior in the College majoring in government with minors in Arabic and religion, ethics, and world affairs. Matt gained a passion for public service and international affairs starting with a Global Human Rights Fellowship at the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. At Georgetown, he has interned at the U.S. House of Representatives twice, assisting with military, immigration, and national security portfolios. After working for the Human Rights Campaign as a development intern, Matt also held positions at the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. On campus, Matt serves as the chair of the senior class committee, director of recruitment for the Blue & Gray tour guide society, and co-chair of the Georgetown Institute of Politics & Public Service. After graduating from the government honors program, Matt will be pursuing his master’s degree in security and diplomacy studies from Tel Aviv University on a Fulbright Scholarship.

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