Matthew Fuller

Matthew is a 2020 graduate of Princeton University, having concentrated in History with certificates in African Studies and History and the Practice of Diplomacy. He most recently worked as a project assistant for the National Democratic Institute’s Southern and East Africa team, where he supported programs in Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Uganda as well the Political Party Leadership Institute and the Illiberal Influences regional programs. Before that, Matthew interned with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office for Southern African Affairs, researching long-term water solutions for the climate change-induced drought in Madagascar.

In 2019, Matthew interned with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, working with Education USA programing. In 2017, he worked in Cape Town, South Africa, researching financial literacy and inclusion projects and consulting on carbon-reducing efforts. He also spent the summer of 2018 studying Indian democracy in Haryana, India as part of a Princeton Global Seminar. In his free time, Matthew explores his interests in music, cooking, and sports (especially as an Arsenal supporter). Feel free to reach out to him at

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