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Geoffrey earned a Master's degree from UC San Diego's School of International Relations/Pacific Studies in June 2015. After completing his first year in the program, he received a Boren Fellowship to continue Korean language education, spending nine months studying at Sogang University in Seoul. He worked the following year as an English lecturer at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies before returning to California in September 2014 to complete his MIA degree.
Geoffrey assists in the writing and editing of speeches for the State Department's Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs.
In 2013, Geoffrey traveled to North Korea as part of academic exchange tour funded by UC San Diego. He wrote a 20 page report summarizing the trip, which was submitted to the Korean Studies department. He has traveled extensively in Asia and Europe and is happy to supply travel articles about these locations.
Geoffrey worked as the Sports Editor for one year on his college newspaper (Sonoma State Star) and occasionally contribute comments to message boards on Sports Nation. His favorite sports are basketball and baseball.
The speeches that Geoffrey has worked on are mainly to inform the public about various threats facing the country, and what individuals can do to better prepare to combat these challenges. It's a milder version of Doomsday Preppers.