John Lillegard is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history and German studies. He taught English for two years with the Peace Corps in Ukraine and later served in the Montana Conservation Corps as a youth crew leader. John has interned on Capitol Hill in both the US Senate and House of Representatives. More recently, he has worked as a legal administrative specialist for US Citizenship and Immigration Services. John speaks German and Ukrainian and has also studied Russian and Swedish. As a master of global affairs student, he is a recipient of the Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship through the US Department of State.