The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
A San Francisco native, 2009 Undergraduate Pickering Fellow Christopher Johnson is an International Relations and Latin American Studies major at New York University. At NYU, Chris is both a Presidential Honors Scholar and a Steffi Berne Scholar. He is currently (2010) a policy and finance intern for congressional candidate Reshma Saujani in NYC. Spending last fall abroad in Buenos Aires as a Gilman Scholar, Chris expanded his knowledge of porteño culture and the Argentine economy. His political interests include U.S. foreign policy, specifically immigration and international development. He is also an advocate for African-American, Latino, and LGBT rights. Chris is an active member of NYU’s Newman Catholic Fellowship, a club dedicated to Catholic awareness and community service in the greater New York City area. Chris is fluent in Spanish and French and currently studies Portuguese.
You can tweet Chris at @JohnsonFSO.