2009 PhD International Relations, London School of Economics. “Exploring the Relationship Between Outer Space and World Politics: Regime Theory and English School Perspectives”

2002 MSc International Relations (Research Track), London School of Economics. Dissertation Mark: 80 (high distinction)

2002 International Mediation training, Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution (IIMCR) in The Hague.

2001 BS Political Science, University of Portland (degree completed 1 year early)

With prior study at:

1999 Semester at Sea (circumnavigation study travel on a ship)

1999 Spanish language study in Quito, Ecuador

1998 Franklin College Switzerland

1998 Southern Oregon University (domestic mediation and conflict management training)

1997 University of Oregon (summer school whilst still in high school)

1996-1998 Oregon Institute of Technology (whilst still in high school)