Brandon Kotlow is currently completing his Master’s Degree in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University. Brandon’s interests in terrorism studies and cross-cultural communication have led him to pursue specializations in both the Middle East and Global Negotiation/Conflict Management. In addition to completing his M.A., Brandon is a Graduate Research Assistant for the School of Diplomacy and International Relations. Prior to attending Seton Hall University, Brandon completed two internships for the Department of State, where he gained pertinent experience at the U.S. Embassy San Salvador and the Foreign Service Institute. When Brandon is not attending classes, he works as the New York Director of ZUMA Education, an international education company based out of London. Brandon was awarded two Bachelor of Arts from Manhattan College: International Studies (with a concentration in the Middle East) and Spanish.