Sam Berzok is an American student entering his senior year at Tufts University in Boston. He expects to receive his BA in Political Science with a minor in Urban Studies by May 2016. After several internships, Sam has seen politics function on a local, national, and international level. He has worked in several local campaigns and political offices and completed an internship in the office of US Senator Robert Menendez in the summer of 2014. Part of his responsibilities in the Senator’s office included constituent contact and research issues that the Senator needed to address as the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, notably the Iranian nuclear negotiations and the immigration crisis of 2014.
At Tufts, Sam is the Parliamentarian of student government, a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, and a summer partner with the Institute for Global Leadership. He has completed some coursework at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and focuses his studies on American-European relations and political philosophy.
Sam has also studied German for 8 years and is nearly-fluent. He plans to pursue a Master of Public Affairs or Public Policy degree after graduation.