Staff 2016 - 2017

Chris Doyle

Chris Doyle is the Program Coordinator for the Fares Center. Chris received a BA in Political Science from Emmanuel College in 2009. After graduating, Chris joined the Navy Reserve and would go on to serve over 5 years on active duty as an analyst working primarily for US Central Command. Between periods of Active Duty, Chris worked at Harvard University at The University Press and University Operations Services. He also worked as a project manager for the restaurant technology start-up Toast POS. 

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Johnathon Keenan

Jonathan Keenan
 is the Fares Center Audio and Video Editor. As a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy candidate entering his second year at the Fletcher School, he focuses on environmental resource policy and human security. Prior to graduate school, Jonathan was a Youth Development Coordinator for Peace Corps, Cameroon. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in History with minors in German Language and East Asian Studies from SUNY College at Buffalo State.

Mary Soule is the Digital Content Manager for the Fares Center. She is a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy candidate concentrating on international security studies and human security. She is interested in the intersection of religion and government and spent the past summer interning at the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See. Prior to Fletcher, Mary worked in digital marketing and advertising and as an English teacher in South Korea and Thailand. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology from Colby College 


Claire Wilson is Master of Law and Diplomacy student at the at the Fletcher School, concentrating in Gender Analysis in International Studies and Humanitarian Studies. Prior to Fletcher, she worked in Zaatari Camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan and served as the co-chair of the UNHCR Basic Needs and Livelihoods sector. Claire is a research associate at the Fares Center and is managing the Tripoli Project.


Lauren Gray

Lauren Gray is on the Events Team for the Fares Center. She is a second-year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy candidate at The Fletcher School focusing on international security studies and the Middle East. Prior to Fletcher, Lauren was working in New York City as an analyst at an investigative consultancy firm focusing on investigation and business intelligence assignments, and also spent some time in the world of corporate litigation. She holds a B.A. in history with a minor in international studies from Boston College


Sam Bollier

Sam Bollier is an Audio and Video Editor for the Fares Center. He is a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy student at the Fletcher School. Before coming to Fletcher, Sam worked for three years as a journalist for Al Jazeera in Qatar, and studied Arabic in Lebanon and Jordan. He has a bachelor's degree in history from Brown University.


Hannah Wheeler

Hannah Wheeler is a member of the Events Team at the Fares Center. She is a dual-degree candidate for a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) at the Fletcher School and a Juris Doctor at Georgetown University Law Center. At Fletcher, she focuses on international security studies and international organizations. Prior to graduate school, Hannah worked at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. She received her Bachelor's Degree in International Studies, with minors in Islamic Studies and Civilizations and the Arabic Language from Boston College.


Dia BanerjeeA. Dia Banerjee is a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) Candidate at The Fletcher School, at Tufts University. Prior to pursuing her masters, she held diverse roles with different social impact organizations; including as a consultant and policy analyst in New Delhi, and a marketing manager in San Francisco. Dia holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Peace & Conflict Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.


Sarah Collins

Sarah Collins is a Fares Center photographer and a first year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) candidate focusing on human security and democratization. Prior to joining the Fletcher family, Sarah worked at the Institute for Defense Analyses and the Brooking Institution, where she researched political transitions and institution building in the Middle East and West Africa. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies from Colgate University.

Kinsey Spears
Kinsey Spears is a first-year MALD student focusing on security studies and human security. Previously, Kinsey worked for Senator Gillibrand in the United States Senate in Washington D.C., and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cambodia. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2011 with a degree in International Relations and Arabic.



Staff Associates 2016 - 2017

Katherine Kranz Jordan

Sarah Collins

Natalie Balents

A. Dia Banerjee

Hannah Wheeler

Hillary Ross

Lauren Gray

Muralidhar Selvamani

Laura McElroy

Mary Soule

Staff Associates 2015 - 2016

Medha Basu

Alisha Guffey

Aditya Jagati

Sangeetha Madasamy

Kristin Wagner

Usman Mohammad

Staff Associates 2014 - 2015

Julia Livick

Kristin Wagner

Usman Mohammad