Colin formerly served as the Program Coordinator for The Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, as well as The Mediterranean Studies Forum, at Stanford University. Prior to joining Stanford, he worked for various campuses in the UC system, from San Diego to Washington, DC. Colin is a former Anteater from the University of California, Irvine, where he majored in International Studies (focusing primarily on North Africa and the Middle East) and minored in History. While at UCI, Colin found his passion in studying the Islamic World, and he plans to use the lingual, historical, and cultural knowledge he cultivated as a foundation for pursuing a career focused on teaching and mentoring young adults in the fields of international relations, history. and conflict mediation/resolution.
He has training in American Sign Language, Arabic, and conflict mediation, and is also currently completing a Diversity & Inclusion Certificate program through Cornell University. Colin attended the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and is an avid soccer enthusiast. He also enjoys running, traveling, reading, writing, archery and astronomy.