Major: Law & Diplomacy
School: Tufts University
Kevin Dupont is a first-year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy student at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University, where studying International Security Studies and Southwest Asia & Islamic Civilization. After his studies, he hopes to enter the public service; either via a placement in the United States Department of State or working with the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, analyzing Middle East Affairs.
In the Summer of 2015, Kevin formulated a global research project, analyzing the role of social media and political activism; from China, to Israel and Tunisia, plus many locations in between. He has worked with the United States Department of State on three separate occasions, in the embassies at Baku, Azerbaijan; Tijuana, Mexico and Islamabad, Pakistan. Before arriving at the Fletcher School, he was teaching at an American international school in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, while managing the partnerships division of a youth-focused NGO called Global Young Voices (GYV).
While at the Fletcher School, Kevin serves as a Strategic Communications Consultant for the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies and as a Market Research Consultant for a Thai-agricultural tech firm, Ricult. Kevin is also working with the United States Army on a research project highlighting the effectiveness of Provincial Reconstruction Teams around the globe. He holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees from Brandeis University in International & Global Studies, as well as Anthropology.