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Gender MALE
Location Northern Virginia
Introduction B.A. English, Virginia Tech, B.A. Asian Studies, University of Maryland Asian Division, M.Ed Education Policy, UVA, working on M.A. in Systematic Theology from Notre Dame Graduate School Christendom College in evenings (a great way to understand Western Civilization). Goal is to continue my B.A. studies in Asian Studies by eventually getting a doctorate in Southeast Asian Studies (particularly the ancient kingdoms of Southeast Asia) or Strategic Studies with a focus on Asia. I live in Northern Virginia.
Interests Politics, Education History and Policy (had two awesome, conservative profs at UVA who got me interested), traveling, Catholic history, Latin.
Favorite Music Americana, Tex-Mex, Cajun, anything from Arhoolie Records Some favorites: Kate and Anna McGarrigle (best songwriters and musicians around), Maria Muldaur (awesome blues and jazz), Suzanne Vega, Richard and Linda Thompson (Outstanding guitarist)
Favorite Books Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, The Royal Road to Romance, The Three Musketeers, Treasure Island, The House of the Seven Gables, Silas Marner, Ivanhoe, The Pioneers, Life on the Mississippi, The Chronicles of Narnia, many others on Diane Ravitch's list of classic lit from The Language Police.