Alex Moler graduated in 2012 and studied History, International Studies, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. He has years of experience as a social scientist and has worked on various projects, including those on behalf of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has lived in multiple countries including England, Somaliland, Iraq, and Afganistan. In this episode he shares which student organizations helped him develop as a student, and why he decided to leave IU for a semester. He also shares what it’s been like living overseas, how he stays grounded even when doing research projects on an insecure or conflict-affected environment, and what it takes to be good at his job as a research practitioner.
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