(Master in Public Policy and Master of Science in Foreign Service, Class of 2018)
Christian is currently a dual Master in Public Policy (MPP) and Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) candidate at Georgetown University, where he is focused on using econometric analysis to advise foreign companies entering emerging markets. Prior to Georgetown, Christian held several positions in the private sector, including Supply Chain Security Risk Analyst at BSI Group, Technical Advisor for Psychometrics and Analytics at GSX Inc., and Shanghai GM at CRCC Asia. Christian was also previously a Fulbright Fellow based in Xi’an, China, where he studied the decentralization of education policy with a focus on the distribution of authority between county bureaus of education and primary schools in rural China.
Christian is working on a redistricting project around developing stronger quantitative measures for drawing fair districts. He is developing a website to make the effects of gerrymandering more transparent and easily understood by the average voter.
Wesley Joe teaches quantitative research methods and American politics in the Department of Government’s undergraduate honors program and in the McCourt School of Public Policy. He is especially active in the innovation and testing of methods of reducing barriers to voting. For several years, Wesley was the Director of Research at the Campaign Finance Institute (CFI), a nonpartisan, nonprofit research group that was affiliated with the George Washington University. He has consulted for the Minnesota state legislature and the U.S. Department of Justice.