James Tilly is originally from Santa Fe, NM. He graduated from Ursinus College with a B.A. in History in 2013. Soon afterward he moved to China where he lived for over three years, teaching English for two of those years. James has always been interested in learning languages, and the importance of people-to-people relations in international affairs. After moving back to the United States, he enrolled in the George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs. He is currently pursuing an MA in Asian Studies.
When not working, James enjoys traveling, taking long walks and reading non-fiction.