Charlie is thrilled to be joining the Semester at Sea team for an exciting and educational journey around the world. He currently serves as the Associate Director for Sophomore and Upperclass Experience at The American University in Washington, D.C. He earned is M.A. in Higher Ed Leadership from the University of Central Florida and his B.S. in Communication from Kennesaw State University. Over the last 10 years he has worked all over the United States from Florida to New York to California. Beyond higher education, Charlie has worked for the Walt Disney Company twice. He enjoys staying active and has completed over 200 miles participating in RunDisney events. He can be found kayaking on the Potomac, enjoying the great cuisines D.C. has to offer, and attending Kennedy Center plays.