Michael joins us from the College of William & Mary, where he graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Japanese Studies. In recognition of academic excellence, Michael was a James Monroe Scholar and received research grants. For three years, he served with William & Mary’s geoLab, managing a software development team to build a web application that supports geospatial research by students focused on policymaking in specific locations around the world. Michael was also website administrator for an international community that enables collaborative research, and he was a web developer for a childcare education center. In his spare time, Michael enjoys playing D&D and furthering his programming skills. He grew up in Yorktown Heights, NY.