Maryland/DC & Magdalen 2012
Current place of residence: Washington, DC
University: Bard College (2002-2004); Yale Law School (2006-2009)
Other Information: Ronan graduated with double majors in Philosophy and Biology from Bard College in 2004. He was the College’s youngest graduate ever, at age 15. He is now its first Rhodes Scholar. He graduated from Yale Law School in 2009, where he edited the Yale Journal of International Affairs. He is currently Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Global Youth Issues, and before that was Special Adviser for Humanitarian and NGO Affairs. He has been a political commentator on three networks and in many national publications, and is a songwriter and guitarist. He grew up with fourteen adopted siblings from seven countries speaking six languages.